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Supply Chain Management: Course Outline (MS MGT- MBA)

In commerce, supply chain management (SCM), the management of the flow of goods and services, involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.

Course Outline

  • Understanding The Supply Chain
  • 1- What is Supply Chain?
  • 2- The Objective of Supply Chain
  • 3- The Importance of Supply Chain
  • 4- Decision Phases in Supply Chain
  • 4- Process Views of a Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
  • 1- Competitive and Supply Chain Strategies
  • 2- Achieving Strategic Fit
  • 3- Expanding Strategic scope
  • 4- Challenges to Achieving and Maintaining Strategic Fit
  • 5- Achieving and Maintaining Strategic Fit in Emerging Retail  Markets
  • Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics
  • 1- Impellers of Supply Chain
  • 2- Financial Measures of Performance
  • 3- Framework for Structuring Drivers
  • 4- Facilities
  • 5- Inventory
  • 6- Transportation
  • 7- Information
  • 8- Sourcing
  • 9- Pricing
  • Designing Distribution Networks and Application to Online Sales
  • 1- The role of distribution in the Supply Chain
  • 2- Factors Influencing Distribution Network Design
  • 3- Design Options for a Distribution Network
  • 4- Online Sales and the Distribution Network
  • 5- Distribution Networks in Practice
  • Designing Global Supply Chain Networks
  • 1- The Impact of Globalization on Supply Chain Networks
  • 2- The Offshoring Decision: Total Cost
  • 3- Risk Management in global Supply Chains
  • 4- Discounted Cash Flows
  • 5- To onshore or Offshore : Evaluation of Global
  • 6- Making Global Supply Chain Design Decisions
  • 7- Uncertainty in Global Supply Chain

 

  • Coordination in Supply Chain
  • 1- Lack of Supply Chain Coordination and the Bullwhip Effect
  • 2- The effect on Performance of Lack of Coordination
  • 3- Obstacles to Coordination in Supply Chain
  • 4- Managerial Levers to Achieve Coordination
  • 5- Continuous Replenishment and Vender-Managed Inventories
  • 6- Collaborative Planning , Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR)
  • Transportation  in Supply Chain
  • 1- The Role of Transportation in Supply Chain
  • 2- Mode of Transportation and Their Performance
  • 3- Transportation Infrastructure and Policies
  • 4- Design Options for Transportation Networks
  • 5- Trade-offs in Transportation Design
  • 6- The Role of IT in Transportation
  •  7-  Risk Management in Transportation
  • 8- Making Transportation Decision in Practice

 

  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A SUPPLY CHAIN
  • 1- The Role of IT in a Supply Chain
  • 2- The Supply Chain IT Framework
  • 3- Customer Relationship Management
  • 4-  Internal Supply Chain Management
  • 5- Supplier Relationship Management
  • 6- The Transaction Management Foundation
  • 7- The Future of IT in the Supply Chain
  •  8- Risk Management in IT
  • 9- Supply Chain IT in Practice