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Module Code - Title:

PT3001 - INTRODUCTION TO SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Year Last Offered:

2020/1

Hours Per Week:

Lecture

1

Lab

0

Tutorial

0

Other

0

Private

0

Credits

6

Grading Type:

Prerequisite Modules:

Rationale and Purpose of the Module:

Position supply-chain management in the context of its roots in operations management, and its relationship with other functional management

Syllabus:

CONTEXT: Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, integration and the SCOR framework structure and possible approach to implementation. SOURCE: Forecasting, New Product Development, Project Management, MAKE: Capacity Planning, Process Design and Analysis, Quality Management DELIVER/RETURN: Independent Demand Inventory, Dependent Demand Inventory, Optimization/ Simulation Modelling and logistics. PLAN: Quality Improvement Methods and Lean Enterprise, Technology and Integrated Supply Management, Global Supply Chain and Service Integration.

Learning Outcomes:

Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis)

Explain some key concepts underpinning decision-making in supply-chain management Appreciate the central role of planning in integrating source, make, deliver and return activities, and in accounting for work done and feedback into revaluation and review towards continuous improvement. Understand need for an integrative frame of reference in structuring supply-chain activities in terms of transactional activities and outcome measurement; in particular to understand the main high-level elements of the SCOR model with some ideas on how to implement it in practice.

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

To understand the system nature of supply-chain at a global level. To link the elements in a systematic fashion to the practical context of supply-chain work, with reference to the spirit of the SCOR framework.

Psychomotor (Physical Skills)

N/A

How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students:

N/A

Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant):

N/A

Prime Texts:

Verma, Rohit, and Boyer, Kenneth K. (2010) Operations and Supply-Chain Management. , Southwestern Publishing/Cengage
Bolstorff, Peter. Robert Rosenbaum () Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model ,

Other Relevant Texts:

Poluha, Rolf G. (2007) Application of the SCOR Model in Supply Chain Management , Cambria Press.
Stevenson, William (2008) Operations Management w Student OM DVD. , McGraw-Hill/Irwin Series Operations and Decision Sciences.
David Simchi-Levi, Philip Kaminsky, Edith Simchi-Levi (2007) Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies. 3rd ed. , McGraw-Hill.
Slack, Nigel, Chambers, Stuart, Johnston, Robert. (2009) Operations Management: and MyOMLab , FT Pitman

Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered:

Semester - Year to be First Offered:

Module Leader:

Ingrid.Hunt@ul.ie