ProgrammesModule: Strategic Supply Chain Management
Course Title: Strategic Supply Chain Management
Course Code: UU-SCM-4400-MW
Programme: Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Supply Chain Management and Logistics - MW
This course considers that Supply Chain Management involves the flows of materials and information among all of the firms that contribute value to a product, from the source of raw materials to end customers. We will integrate issues from marketing (channels of distribution), logistics, and operations management to develop a broad understanding of a supply chain. By taking a strategic perspective, we will focus on relatively long-term decisions involving the investment in productive resources, configuration of processes, product designs, and development of partnerships with suppliers and channels of distribution.
The main objectives of the course are:
- To improve the students understanding of operations strategies.
- To introduce to students various current aspects, issues and initiatives about today’s business operations.
Prerequisites: UU-BA-IND100, UU-FNT-103