Course
code IM533E
credit_hours 3
title Supply Chain Management
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prequisites IM432
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Describtion/Outcomes This course covers the major issues in supply chain management, including: definition of a supply chain; role of inventory; advanced production-inventory models; supply contracts; bullwhip effect and information sharing; vendor-managed inventories and other distribution strategies; third-party logistics providers; managing product variety; information technology and supply chain management; international issues.
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objectives Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: Building a strategic framework to analyze supply chains. Develop designing the supply chain network. Planning demand and supply in a supply chain. Planning and managing inventories in a supply chain. Designing and planning transportation networks. Managing cross-functional drivers in the supply chain.
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ref. books Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl, �Supply Chain Management�, Prentice Hall
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Course Content
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1 Understanding the Supply Chain. Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope. Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics. Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business. Network Design in the Supply Chain. Network Design in an Uncertain Environment. Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain. Planning Supply and Demand in the Supply Chain: Managing Predictable Variability. Managing Uncertainty in the Supply Chain: Safety Inventory. Determining Optimal Level of Product Availability. Transportation in the Supply Chain. Sourcing Decisions in a Supply Chain. Pricing and Revenue Management in the Supply Chain. Information Technology and the Supply Chain. Coordination in the Supply Chain. Final Exam.
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