YSS-32806 Advanced Supply Chain Management


Studiepunten 6.00

Independent study0
Course coordinator(s)dr. KGJ Pauls-Worm
Lecturer(s)prof. dr. JH Trienekens
dr. SA Osinga
dr. KGJ Pauls-Worm
dr. R Akkerman
dr. CN Verdouw
dr. ir. MPM Meuwissen
prof. dr. ir. JME Pennings
JA Rossi Borges
Examiner(s)dr. SA Osinga
dr. KGJ Pauls-Worm
dr. ir. MPM Meuwissen

Language of instruction:


Assumed knowledge on:

ORL-20306 Decision Science 1

Continuation courses:

BEC-30306 Advanced Agricultural Business Economics; ORL-30806 Operations Research and Logistics; INF-31306 Information Systems


This course provides a theoretical basis for multi-disciplinary analysis and improvement of supply chains and networks, focusing especially on supply chain modelling methods. In this course, the focus is on decision support methods for operational performance, tactical operations management and strategic partnership in supply chains.

Learning outcomes:

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:
- apply presented algorithms and techniques to calculate an answer for a provided decision problem;
- apply supply chain concepts from logistics, information science and economics in provided business cases;
- construct a quantitative model for a presented decision problem in the supply chain;
- evaluate the interactions between the various supply chain processes and the impact of these interactions on decision making.


Study the book and provided material on Blackboard, make pre-class tests and participate actively in lectures, tutorials and computer practicals.


- written exam (80%);
- pre-class tests (10%);
- practicals in group work (10%).
The written exam requires a minimum of 44 out of 80 points to pass. Further details can be found in the course guide.


Sunil Chopra (2019). Supply Chain Management, Strategy, Planning and Operation, 7th ed. Publisher: Pearson. ISBN 13: 9781292257891.

Verplicht voor: MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScA: Business Studies5AF
Keuze voor: MMEManagement, Economics and Consumer StudiesMScD: Management in Life Sciences5AF