Courses Bachelor Display 2023-2024

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Course title Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
Course code EBC1029
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
5 15-4-2024 7-6-2024 L X X
Level Introductory
Coordinator Tom Schiefer
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Language of instruction English
* 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
In this course, students gain knowledge and insights on the basic elements of supply chain management, for instance about different strategies such as make-to-order and make-to-stock. They learn to apply this knowledge to real-life cases and a company project. Part of the problem solving will involve mathematical exercises, in which they apply certain formulas or statistics to derive a precise answer to a supply chain issue, such as how much inventory a company should have.
The textbook for this course is: • Swink, M., S.A. Melnyk, and J.L. Hartley. 2020. Managing Operations across the Supply Chain. Fourth edition. McGraw Hill Education. ISBN: 9781260547634
An advanced level of English
Basic Statistics
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Groupwork / Research
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Participation / Written Exam / Presentation
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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