Courses Master Display 2017-2018

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Course title Supply Chain Operations
Course code EBC4016
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 5-2-2018 6-4-2018 X/E X/E
Level Advanced
Coordinator Andre Berger
For more information: a.berger@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Understanding the basic concepts of operations management in a supply chain context. Students will learn specific methods and techniques to model and solve problems in managing a firm's operations and learn about recent applications of such methods.
Description
The course Supply Chain Operations deals with the design, management and improvement of the processes that create a firm's primary services and products.
Topics include scheduling, facility layout, facility location, sales & operations planning, inventory control, and project management.
The course combines theory and exercises with several cases and recent research articles from the manufacturing and service industry.
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 knowledge of statistics, probability and simulation; knowledge of Linear Programming and familiarity with Excel and the Solver plugin (as e.g. from the courses "Quantitative Methods" and "Operations Management" from the Bachelor International Business).
A previous course on Operations Management will be useful.
An advanced level of English.
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Papers / 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 Business Research IB Electives
Master Business Research Track OR IB Electives
Master Econometrics and OR Other Electives
Master Human Decision Science Electives
Master International Business Specialisation Accountancy Electives
Master International Business Specialisation Controlling Electives
Master International Business Specialisation Entrepreneurship and SME Management Electives
Master International Business Specialisation Organisation: Management, Change and Consultancy Electives
Master International Business Specialisation Strategic Corporate Finance Electives
Master International Business Specialisation Strategy and Innovation Electives
Master International Business Specialisation Supply Chain Management Compulsory Courses
Master International Business Specialisation Sustainable Finance Electives
SBE Exchange Master Master Exchange Courses
SBE Non Degree Courses Master Courses