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GALAXY INSTITUE OF MANAGEMENT,CHENNAI III Semester, Lesson Plan Sub: Supply Chain and Logistics Management BA9272 (3-0-0)

= 3 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Objective: By the end of the course, the students will get familiar about Supply chain and logistics and its importance in business.
S. No Date 12-8-13 To 29-8-13 Topic(s) INTRODUCTION Defining Supply Chain management and logistics management. Evolution. Supply Chain Fundamentals, , and Importance. Supply chain strategy, Enablers/ Drivers of Supply Chain Performance. Supply Chain relationships LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT Logistics functions, objectives, solution, Customer Service. Warehousing and Material Storage, Material Handling, Trasportation and Packaging 3PL and 4PL. NETWORK DESIGN Distribution Network Design Role, Factors Influencing, Options, Value Additions. Models for Facility Location and Capacity allocation. Impact of uncertainty on Network Design. Network Design decisions using Decision trees. SOURCING AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT Sourcing Make vs buy decision, Creating World Class Supply base, World Wide Sourcing Inventory Management managing cycle inventory, safety inventory. Value of information, Bullwhip effect, Coordination in supply chain, Analysing impact of supply chain redesign on the inventory CURRENT TRENDS E-Business Framework and Role of Supply Chain in ebusiness and b2b practices. Supply Chain IT Framework.ESupply Chains, E Logistics- eSRM, eLRM, eSCM, Agile Supply Chains. Reverse Logistics, Global Logistics.

30-8-13 To 17-9-13 18-9-13 To 4-10-13 7-10-13 To 24-10-13

25-10-13 To 7-11-13 5

Books : 1. Bowersox Donald J, Logistical Management The Integrated Supply Chain Process Tata McGraw Hill, 2000 2. Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl, Supply Chain Management-Strategy Planning and Operation, Prentice Hall, 2007. (P. Veena)

LIST OF ASSIGNMENTS 1. Choose the company of your choice and Visit its Web site and describe its business model based on the information you find there, who are its main competitors are and comparative advantages you believe the company possesses. ( 29/8/13) 2. Consider a firm with more than 150 facilities worldwide. List the pros and cons of having many facilities and why it may or may not be suitable for the automobile industry. (7/10/13) 3. A new technology allows books to be printed in ten minutes. Borders has decided to purchase these machines for each store. They must decide which book to carry in stock and which books to print on demand using this technology. Do you recommend it for best sellers or for other books? Why? (28/10/13)