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PAN AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT

-WEST AFRICA (PAID-WA) BUEA

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND


MANAGEMENT STUDIES

LECTURE NOTES FOR SUPPLY CHAIN


RISK AND DISRUPTION MANAGEMENT

PROGRAMME: MBA SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

COURSE TITLE: SUPPLY CHAIN RISK AND DISRUPTION


MANAGEMENT

COURSE CODE: SCMM713

TOTAL CREDITS: 3

BY
Mr. NGANG PEREZ (MAJOR 1)
PAN AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT-
WEST AFRICA (PAID-WA) BUEA

LECTURE NOTES FOR SUPPLY CHAIN RISK AND DISRUPTION MANAGEMENT

PROGRAMME: MBA SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT


COURSE TITLE: Supply Chain Risk and Disruption Management

COURSE CODE: SCMM713

TOTAL CREDIT: 3

TOTAL LECTURE HOURS: 15

LECTURER: NGANG Perez (Major 1)

A. COURSE OVERVIEW AND OUTLINE

1. Course Description: This course aims to provide an overview of key supply chain risk areas,
particularly with the proliferation of outsourcing, use of information technology and global
logistics. Students will also see how companies are managing the preparation, mitigation and
response strategies to major disruptive events. Topics covered include science of catastrophes,
vulnerability and threat assessments, resources and capabilities identification/integration, basic
risk mitigation strategies, contingency planning, product recall and disaster recovery and
business continuity in supply chain settings.

2. COURSE OBJECTIVES: By the end of this course, student should be able to:
 Pedagogic Objective
The students should be able to conceptualize supply chain risk areas in world and understand how
companies are managing the preparation, mitigation and response strategies to major disruptive
events in global logistics.
 Learning Objectives: By the end of this course, student should be able to:
 Relate the science of catastrophes from a theoretical perspective to practical
happenings in organizations and the World
 Learn the vulnerability and threat assessments of supply chain
 Map out resources and capabilities identification/integration for supply
chain
 Understand the importance of basic risk mitigation strategies and
contingency planning with respect to supply chain
 Participate in planning product recall, disaster recovery and
business continuity in supply chain settings for various companies

3. COURSE SCHEDULE AND TOPICS


This course will cover the following topics in 5 learning sessions with one session per week as
follows:

Week 1: Session 1/Chapter 1: Background to Supply Chain Risk Management


Date:
Topics
 Risk management
 Supply chain risks
 Sources of supply chain risks
 Supply chain disruptions
 The Science of Catastrophes
 Review Questions
Week 2: Session 2/Chapter 2: Risk Identification, Resources and Capabilities
Date:
Topics
 Supply chain Risk Identification
 Best Approaches in Identifying Risk
 Review Questions

Week 3: Session 3/Chapter 3: Supply Chain Risk Assessment, Threats and Vulnerability
Date:
Topics
 Dimensions of Risk Consequences
 Risk Assessment
 Review Questions

Week 4: Session 4/Chapter 4: Supply Chain Mitigation Strategies and Contingency


Planning
Date:
Topics
 Generic Risk Mitigation Strategies
 Contingency Planning and Task Prioritization
 Review Questions
Week 5: Session 5/Chapter 5: Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Risk Management
Date:
Topics
 Cyber security and Supply Chain
 Expecting the unexpected for Supply Chain
 Review Questions

4. General Course Review and Final Exam Preparation


Date:
Topics
 Chapter 1: Background to Supply Chain Risk Management
 Chapter 2: Risk Identification, Resources and Capabilities
 Chapter 3: Supply Chain Risk Assessment, Threats and Vulnerability
 Chapter 4: Supply Chain Mitigation Strategies and Contingency Planning
 Chapter 5: Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Risk Management

5. Other Requirements
 Required Text Books or Articles
1) Basu, Ronn. 2011. Managing Supply chains. Ashgate Publishing Ltd.
2) Berg, Heinz-Peter. 2010. Risk management: Procedures, Methods and
Experiences. Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Salzgitter, Germany
3) Borguer, Julian. 2015. Brexit – what would happen if Britain left the EU? The
Guardian.
4) Dittmann, J. Paul. 2014. Managing Risk in the Global Supply chain. A report
by the Supply chain Management Faculty at the University of Tennessee.

 Important weblinks
1) Hotten, Russell. 2015. Volkswagen: The scandal explained. BBC NEWS.
Available at http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34324772 / [Accessed:
1.4.2017].
2) Kaletsky, Anatole. 2016. 10 economic consequences of Donald Trump's
election win. The Guardian. Available at:
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/nov/28/donald-trump-
economicconsequences-us-election-growth/[Accessed: 1.4.2018].
3) Lu, Clara. 2014. Apple Supply chain - The Best Supply chain in the World.
Available at: https://www.tradegecko.com/blog/apple-had-the-best-supply-
chainin-the-world-for-the-last-four-years-here-is-what-you-can-learn-from-it /
[Accessed: 1.4.2018].

B. COURSE EVALUATION
 Written Assignment 15%
 Graded Quiz 10%
 Discussion Assignment 5%
 Final Exams taken on Campus 70% total 100%
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