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Learning Objective(s)

An overview about supply chain management course

Supply Chain Management


Ch. V. V. S. N. V. Prasad BITS-PILANI, K. K. Birla Goa Campus

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An Overview

Text Book(s)

Text Book Reference Books Evaluation Scheme Course Plan

T1: Sunil Chopra & Peter Meindl: Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operation, Pearson Education, Third Edition 2007. T2: Joel. D.Wisner, G. Keong Leong and Keah-Choon Tan Principles of Supply Chain Management: A Balanced Approach Thomson South-Western. 2005.

Ch.V.V. S. N.V. Prasad

Supply Chain Management

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Supply Chain Management

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Reference Book(s)

Evaluation Scheme
Evaluation Component Test I Test II Surprise Quiz/Assignme nts/ Case Studies Comp. Exam Duration 50 mins. 50mins Weightage 20% 20% 20% Date & Time 18-02-11 12 Noon 1PM 29-03-11 12 Noon 1PM During class hours Remarks Closed book Closed book

R1. Donal J. Bowersox, David J. Closs, M. Bixby Cooper, Supply Chain Logistics Management, Tata McGraw Hill, 2nd edition. 2007. R2. Ronald H. Ballou, Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Pearson Education, 5th Edition, 2004.

40%

05/05/11 (FN)

Closed book

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Course Plan(contents)

Course Plan(contents)

Understanding the supply chain


Supply chain drivers and obstacles


Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management Decision Phases in a Supply Chain Process View of a Supply Chain The Importance of Supply Chain Flows Examples of Supply Chains

Major drivers of supply chain performance Role of each driver in creating strategic fit between supply chain strategy and competitive strategy (or between implied demand uncertainty and supply chain responsiveness) Major obstacles to achieving strategic fit Key factors to be considered when designing the distribution network Strengths and weaknesses of various distribution options Roles of distributors in the supply chain

Supply chain performance : achieving strategic fit and scope


Designing the distribution network in a supply chain


Importance of strategic fit to a companys overall success Achieving strategic fit between supply chain strategy and its competitive strategy Importance of expanding the scope of strategic fit across the supply chain
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Course Plan(contents)

Course Plan(contents)

Network design in the supply chain


Demand forecasting in a supply chain


Role of network design decisions in the supply chain Factors influencing supply chain network design decisions Describe a strategic framework for facility location. Optimization methods used for facility location and capacity allocation decisions

Role of forecasting for an enterprise and a supply chain Components of a demand forecast Demand forecast for a given historical data

Time series methodologies

Gravity methods for location Network optimization models

Analysis of demand forecast to estimate forecast error Types of decisions are best solved by aggregate planning Importance of aggregate planning as a supply chain activity Kinds of information are needed to produce an aggregate plan Basic trade-offs a manager makes to produce an aggregate plan

Network design in an uncertain environment


Aggregate planning in the supply chain


Uncertainties that influence supply chain performance and network design Methodologies that are used to evaluate supply chain decisions under uncertainty

Decision Tree

How can supply chain network design decisions in an uncertain environment be analyzed?
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Aggregate Planning Strategies

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Course Plan(contents)

Course Plan(contents)

Planning supply and demand in the supply chain: Managing predictable variability

Managing uncertainty in the supply chain: safety inventory


Manage supply to improve synchronization in the supply chain in the face of predictable variability Manage demand to improve synchronization in the supply chain in the face of predictable variability? Use of aggregate planning to maximize profitability when faced with predictable variability in the supply chain Costs associated with optimal amount of cycle inventory in the supply chain Effects of quantity discounts on lot size and cycle inventory What are appropriate discounting schemes for the supply chain, taking into account cycle inventory? Effects of trade promotions on lot size and cycle inventory Managerial levers that can reduce lot size and cycle inventory without increasing costs
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Managing economies of scale in the supply chain: cycle inventory


Role of safety inventory in a supply chain Factors that influence the required level of safety inventory Different measures of product availability Managerial levers are available to lower safety inventory and improve product availability Factors affecting the optimal level of product availability Estimating optimal cycle service level Managerial levers that can be used to improve supply chain profitability through optimal service levels
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Determining the optimum level of product availability


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Course Plan(contents)

Course Plan(contents)

Sourcing decisions in a supply chain


Pricing and revenue management in the supply chain

Role of sourcing in a supply chain Dimensions of supplier performance affect total cost Effect of supply contracts on supplier performance and information distortion Different categories of purchased products and services

Role of revenue management in a supply chain

Revenue management tactics

Trade-offs that must be considered when making revenue management decisions Supply chain coordination and the bullwhip effect, and their effects on supply chain performance Causes of the bullwhip effect Obstacles to coordination in the supply chain Managerial levers that help achieve coordination in the supply chain Actions that facilitate the building of strategic partnerships and trust in the supply chain
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Desired focus for procurement for each of these categories

Coordination in the supply chain

Transportation in the supply chain


Role of transportation in a supply chain strengths and weaknesses of different transport modes Different network design options

strengths and weaknesses

Trade-offs in transportation network design

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Information Technology and the supply chain


Importance of information and IT in the supply chain Use of information for each supply chain driver Major applications of supply chain IT and IT enablers

Performance Measurement in a Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Practices

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