Module Title:   Supply Chain Management

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG4089M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Business and Management (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr JE Munive

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
1. To develop a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge on supply chain network management. The focus of the module will be on the management of supply chain networks and the integration of supply chain with information communication technologies. A strategic perspective will be adopted throughout this module.
2. To analyse globalisation, sustainability and technological aspects influencing the performance of the supply chain network.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
1. The module is delivered through a series of lectures, supported by appropriate case study material as necessary.
2. Lectures are supported with tutorial sessions, which promote teamwork, development of oral presentation and ICT skills, e-learning, peer feedback and self-learning.
3. Summative assessment is through coursework.

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   76.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1.1 Critical analysis of the framework of supply chain management
1.2 Critical evaluation of the role of the information communication technologies in the integration of supply chain
1.3 Analysis of key factors influencing the global competitive environment
1.4 Critical analysis of the concept of sustainable supply chain

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2.1 Understand the principles of supply chain management
2.2 Understand the role information communication technologies in the integration of supply chain
2.3 Explain how new technologies support supply chain management
2.4 Understand how globalisation affects the supply chain
2.5 Evaluate sustainability issues in the supply chain

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

3.1 Apply data presentation skills, apply communication and oral presentation skills, develop ICT skills, develop problem solving skills, work in teams effectively and develop self-learning ability

  Coursework   100%
 
  Coursework

Outline Syllabus:
Understanding the Supply Chain. Building a strategic framework to analyze Supply Chains. Designing the Supply Chain Network. Planning supply and demand in the Supply Chain. Managing inventories in a Supply Chain with barcode and Radio Frequency Identification. Electronic Commerce in Supply Chain Management. E-procurement. E-Logistics. Supply Chain Integration. Sustainability and Green Supply Chains. Reverse logistics. Globalisation and the Supply Chain.

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