Supply Chain Management Strategy
Take a bird's eye view of supply chain management and see the process from start to finish.
Examine the theory that goes into designing a distribution network. Learn to measure supply and demand. Formulate ideas that improve supply chain efficiency.
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- 01 Jun 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, you should be able to demonstrate achievement of the following learning outcomes:
- Explain and critique key concepts and theories in the field of logistics and supply chain management
- Differentiate and produce appropriate principles and approaches in the formulation of supply chain strategy
- Generate and check different configurations and scenarios in the optimisation of supply chain network
- Differentiate and execute appropriate techniques and methods in the integration of logistics and supply chain operations
- Generate and check various supply solutions using appropriate assessment methods in the rationalisation of distribution and transportation network
- Attribute and critique alternative demand and supply management options in the design of a flexible global supply chain
- Produce and implement appropriate leadership and organising abilities in leveraging resources, capabilities, and competencies of a group to critically analyse situations and develop solutions to problems.
- Understanding the Supply Chain
- Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
- Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles
- Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business
- Network Design in the Supply Chain - Part A
- Network Design in a Supply Chain - Part B
- Designing Global Supply Chain Networks
- Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain
- Aggregate Planning and Sales and Operations Planning
- Inventory in a Supply Chain
- Transportation in the Supply Chain
- Information and Coordination in the Supply Chain
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
- RMI-LGM200-Transport and Freight Logistics
- RMI-LGM220-Warehousing and Distribution Channels
- RMI-LGM330-Procurement Management and Global Sourcing
- RMI-LGM100-Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
You should complete LGM210 prior to attempting this subject as some of the quantitative techniques used in this subject are introduced in LGM210.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Advanced Supply Chain Management.
This subject considers supply chain management as a holistic logistics management process across the full spectrum of business activities, from the sourcing of raw materials from suppliers to the delivery of goods and services to the final customers and consumers. It attempts to provide a synthesis of the many critical facets of supply chain management and formulate appropriate strategies to enhance overall efficiency and responsiveness through optimisation.
- Individual qualitative case (25%)
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Individual quantitative case (25%)
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