Competitive advantage driven by supply chain strategy has been a common practice in the business environment in the past few years. Most of the strategies involve improving operational efficiency either through cost reductions or increase capital efficiency. Decision-making regarding operational issues is one of the most common tasks within organizations. This course will enhance students’ ability to perform the quantitative analysis necessary and understand the management issues in order to make good operational decisions within the supply chain. Coverage is topical and will include supply chains issue and strategy, operations management framework, the Six Sigma approach, quality management, demand and supply planning, inventory deployment/control, and transportation networks optimization. Other topics will be added as the course progresses. The introduction of concepts via cases is preferred whenever appropriate.
The intent of this course is to further provide management and analytical concepts/tools for the management of operations and the decision-making process within the scope of the supply chain.
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A bachelor degree in business or equivalent.
This course will enhance students’ ability to perform the quantitative analysis necessary and understand the management issues in order to make good operational decisions within the supply chain.
Additional reading will be given to students.
What is the level of this course?
This is an undergraduate course.
Will I get any credit from this course?
In order to gain credits, you must take and successfully pass an assessment.
What is the duration of this course?
2 months for full time students and 4 months for part time students.
Is there any assessment for this course?
Is there a thesis/project?
What is the study mode of this course?
Full time or Part time.
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When can I start this course?
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