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Course 2011-2012 a.y.

20348 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT


CLMG - M - MM - AFC - CLAPI - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT
Department of Management and Technology

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31

CLMG (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - M (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - MM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - AFC (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - CLAPI (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - CLEFIN-FINANCE (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - CLELI (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - ACME (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - DES-ESS (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - EMIT (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08)
Course Director:
RAFFAELE SECCHI

Classes: 31 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: RAFFAELE SECCHI


Course Objectives

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.


Course Content Summary
  • 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)

Detailed Description of Assessment Methods

Attending students 

  • A final written exam (70%)
  • Assignments (30%)

Non Attending sudents

  • written exam

 


Textbooks

Required class materials

  • Texts and cases edited by the teachers

Recommended reading

  • CHOPRA and MEINDL, Supply Chain Management. Strategy, Planning and Operation, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006
Last change 30/03/2011 12:00