Courses Master Display 2014-2015

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Course title Supply Chain Research Methods
Course code EBC4088
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
2 27-10-2014 19-12-2014 X/E X/E
5 13-4-2015 5-6-2015 X/E X/E
Level Advanced
Coordinator Hans de Graaff, Andrés Perea y Monsuwé
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Language of instruction English
At the end of this course, the students can use several quantitative techniques necessary for the management and improvement of the supply chain.
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.
Ragsdale, Cliff T., Managerial Decision Modeling, 6th international edition, North-Western Cengage Learning, 2007.
Hanke, John E. and Wichern, Dean W., Business Forecasting, 9th international edition, Pearson Education, 2009.
Basics in linear programming, statistics and familiarity with Excel
An advanced level of English.
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Attendance / 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 Methodology Electives
Master Business Research Track OR Methodology Electives
Master International Business Track Supply Chain Management SCM
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