Courses Master Display 2017-2018

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Course title Methods and Methodology*
Course code EBC4122
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 4-9-2017 27-10-2017 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Tjark Vredeveld
For more information: t.vredeveld@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction
Goals
At the end of this course, the students can use several quantitative techniques necessary for the management and improvement of the supply chain.
Description
This course focuses on mathematical techniques for managing and improving the supply chain. These techniques include data collection and analysis and forecasting techniques. Moreover, to streamline the supply chain several optimisation techniques from operations research are being taught.
Language of instruction : English.
Literature
C.T Ragsdale, Managerial Decision Modeling, 6th international edition, 2011.
J.E. Hanke and D.W. Wichern, Business Forecasting, 9th edition, 2009.
Prerequisites
Basics in linear programming, statistics and familiarity with Excel.

Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / 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