Courses NonDegree Display 2020-2021

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Course title Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
Course code EBC1029
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
5 12-4-2021 28-5-2021 L X X
Level Introductory
Coordinator Robert Suurmond
For more information: r.suurmond@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Students obtain basic insight in operations and Supply Chain Management and understand relations with other functions. Students also learn basic project management skills.
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 is the introduction course for the business specialisation in supply chain management. Students will require a solid foundations in the topics and tools of both operations and supply chain management. While a strong internal operations function is vital to a firm’s survival, it is not sufficient. Firms must also understand how they link in with their supply chain partners. In this course, we will cover a wide range of topics such as supply chain strategy, forecasting, inventory management, purchasing, logistics, JIT/Lean, Quality and Capacity management.
Literature
Swink, M., S.A. Melnyk, and J.L. Hartley. 2019. Managing Operations across the Supply Chain. Fourth edition. McGraw Hill Education. ISBN: 9781260547634
Prerequisites
An advanced level of English
Basic Statistics
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / 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
Bachelor International Business - Emerging Markets Year 1 Compulsory Course(s)
Bachelor International Business Year 1 Compulsory Course(s)
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SBE Exchange Master Bachelor Exchange Courses
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