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Module Code - Title:

PT3011 - PLAN WITHIN SUPPLY CHAINS

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:

Develop the students management techniques for planning and controlling the flow of materials, information & value in a supply chain. Describe current planning systems and how they are used for planning the supply chain.

Syllabus:

Demand and Order Management: Role of demand management in supply chain planning, Forecasting, Fundamentals of sales and operational planning. Capacity Planning and Utilization: Role of capacity planning, Capacity planning techniques, Scheduling capacity and materials. Production and Inventory Management: Master Production Scheduling (MPS) techniques, Bill of material structuring for MPS, Production Activity Control (PAC), Inventory management concepts, Inventory related costs, Multi-item management. Distribution Requirements Planning: Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) in the supply chain, Available to Promise, Allocated Available to Promise. Planning in Source, Deliver and Product Returns: Source requirements, Deliver requirements, Product return requirements, Reverse logistics. Planning Systems: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Performance measures for system effectiveness, Material Requirements Planning (MRP) techniques, Advanced Planning and Optimisation tools and techniques

Learning Outcomes:

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

Ability to distinguish and understand the requirements of the different aspects of planning in a supply chain context (e.g. Demand, capacity, production, supply and return) Knowledge of the systems used in supply chain planning and understanding of the principles on which they operate. Ability to explain planning principles through the application of analysis techniques to planning problems

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

N/A

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:

Vollmann, T. E., W. Berry, D. C. Whybark, F. R. Jacobs (2010) Manufacturing Planning And Control Systems For Supply Chain Management: The Definitive Guide for Professionals, 6th ed. , McGraw-Hill.
Supply Chain Council. () SCOR Model Version 9.0 ,

Other Relevant Texts:

Ross, D. F. (2003) Distribution Planning and Control: Managing in the Era of Supply Chain Management , Springer
Wisner, J. and L. Stanley (2007) Process Management: Creating Value Along the Supply Chain , Thomson
Jonsson, P. and S-A Mattsson (2009) Manufacturing Planning and Control , McGraw-Hill
Voss, S., and D. Woodruff (2006) Introduction to Computational Optimization Models for Production Planning in a Supply Chain , Springer

Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered:

Semester - Year to be First Offered:

Module Leader:

alan.ryan@ul.ie