Courses Master Display 2020-2021

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Course title Methods and Methodology*
Course code EBC4122
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 31-8-2020 16-10-2020 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
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS.

This course focuses on mathematical techniques for managing and improving the supply chain. These techniques include data 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, Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis, 8th edition, 2018.
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 and Change Compulsory Course(s)