Courses Bachelor Display 2022-2023

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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 17-4-2023 9-6-2023 L X X
Level Introductory
Coordinator Özge Tüncel
For more information: o.tuncel@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
* Students obtain basic insight in operations and Supply Chain Management
* Students understand relations between OSCM with other functions of the organization
* Students apply operations and supply chain insights in an analysis of a real company
* Students practice and receive constructive feedback about their role as discussion leader and their individual paper.
* Students apply basic project management skills
Description
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 (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) 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
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