20348 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
CLMG - M - MM - AFC - CLAPI - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
This course introduces the students to the concept of supply chain management and provides an understanding of strategies, methods and techniques supporting the development of collaborative practices between supply chain members.
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 improvement opportunities for the management of supply chains.
During the course several cases are discussed and a business games is played to illustrate some of the important concepts in supply chain management.
Understanding the supply chain and the supply chain management
Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope.
Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics. Service and stock performances.
The role of collaboration: the Beer Game simulation
The best practices in the production planning: demand forecasting, available/capable to promise (ATP/CTP) and advanced planning system (APS)
The new approaches to supplier relationships
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)
- A final written exam (70%)
- Assignments (30%)
Non Attending sudents
- written exam
Required class materials
- Texts and cases edited by the teachers
- CHOPRA and MEINDL, Supply Chain Management. Strategy, Planning and Operation, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006