20348 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
CLMG - M - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
The course conveys the fundamental concepts that any manager should own, combining theoretical concepts with a practical view (through case discussions, examples from real life experiences and simulations) and explaining why supply chain management is important for organizations and their managers.
On completion of the course, the students have acquired an understanding of
- The objectives and motivations for the management of supply chains.
- The dynamics of a supply chains' processes.
- The best practices related to the management of supply chain operations.
- The management of suppliers and customers.
- The way to improve opportunities for the management of supply chains.
- Understanding the supply chain and the supply chain management.
- Supply Chain Performance: Achieving the Strategic Fit.
- Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics. Service and stock performance.
- Matching Supply with Demand: push vs pull approach, forecasting and long term planning and capacity management.
- The new approaches to supplier relationships.
- The role of collaboration: the Beer Game simulation.
- The collaborative practices between suppliers and manufacturers: Collaborative Planning, Supplier Managed Inventory (SMI).
- The collaborative practices between manufacturers and wholesalers/retailers: Continuous Replenishment Program (CRP), Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) e Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, Replenishment (CPFR).
- Written exam (weight 60%).
- One group assignment to be done in the second part of the course (weight 30%).
- GSCM group simulation (weight 10%).
- Written exam.
Required class materials
- Texts and cases edited by the teachers.
- S. CHOPRA, P. MEINDL, Supply Chain Management. Strategy, Planning and Operation, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006.