During the course, we will discuss key strategic drivers of supply chain performance. Theories, technologies, methods and tools in managing these drivers will also be explored. Other relevant contents include:
1. basic theories in competitive strategy
2. the strategic balance and basic elements in supply chain management
3. network planning and distribution
4. forecasting and revenue management
5. international supply chain and sourcing management
6. sustainability as main driving force in managing supply chain
The course is designed to help student to grasp basic concepts, theories, and methodologies for value creation through logistics and supply chain management. The contemporary management of a global supply chain has also been scrutinized with an increasing focus on sustainability.
After passing the course, students will have the following learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding:
Coursework / Course requirements
50% of exercises are mandatory. Submission deadlines will be specified in the task text.
Examination and assessment
3 hour written exam account for 100% of the grade in the course.
The grading will be done by using a A-F grading scale, where F is a fail.
A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.