MST-24806 Supply Chain Management


Aim is to give students knowledge of and insight in business incentives for supply chain management and the effects of coordination of processes in supply chains. The course will provide a theoretical basis and introduction to multi-disciplinary analysis of supply chains, supported by practical knowledge based on recent case-studies. It will enable the students to understand and analyse supply chain goods and information flows and to understand supply chain improvement options.


The focus will be on management and coordination of operational processes in supply chains, from supply of raw materials until delivery of end-products to consumers. Attention is paid to: 1. Supply Chain Strategy, including supply chain strategy design, customer fulfillment strategies, product development and order fulfillment, 2. Supply Chain Design, including globalisation aspects, cost management and outsourcing, 3. Supply Chain Collaboration, including relationships management, information sharing and performance measurement.