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Course title Supply Chain Operations*
Course code EBC4127
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 5-9-2016 28-10-2016
Level Advanced
Coordinator Marianne Peeters
For more information: m.peeters@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction
Goals
Understanding of service and manufacturing operations management concepts and methods in a supply chain context.
Ability to work with the basic methods and (IT) tools of operations management.
Description
This course addresses the basic operational processes in manufacturing and logistics which together form the primary processes of the supply chain. It will address operational issues in transportation (routing, loading, modal choices), warehousing (order processing, design, value added logistics), manufacturing (TQM, planning). The course will give detailed attention to the operational processes, but also to (quantitative) tools as they are available to measure, define and improve the processes. This course lays the foundation for all subsequent supply chain related programme content. This course addresses issues in running and optimizing processes, which mostly take place within a company in the supply chain.
Literature
Literature will consist of recent research articles as well as case studies that will be made available. A list of textbooks on Operations Management is given in the block book for additional reading/basic concepts.
Prerequisites
Basic statistics/mathematics.
Basic operations management / supply chain management.

Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Global Supply Chain Management&Change Compulsory Courses