SCM: Operations Management

General introduction to the concept of SCM as a comprehensive corporate process management (module outline). Afterwards, the concentration will be on the content of internal supply chain, consisting of the functional areas of procurement, production and sales. This will be addressed from the perspective of SCM and their coordination within the planning processes (APS and PPS).

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Chopra/Meindl, 2009, Supply Chain Management – Strategy, Planning & Operations, 4th Edition, Pearson
Silver/Pyke/Peterson, 1998, Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling, 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons
Chase/Jacobs/Aquilano, 2004, Operations Management for Competitive Advantage, 10th Edition, McGraw Hill
Hopp/Spearman, 2008, Factory Physics, 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill
Fleischmann/Meyr, 2003, Planning Hierarchy, Modeling and Advanced Planning Systems, A.G. de Kok and S.C. Graves, Eds., Handbooks in OR & MS, Vol. 11, Elsevier

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, calculation examples, case studies

Assessment methods and criteria

written final exam (90 minutes, 100 points, closed book, open questions)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module "Logistik 1"

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

The graduates will be familiar with the terminology as well as the modelling and analytical methods of production processes. The graduates will be able to analyze typical problems in production and determine the solutions for them. They should be capable of explaining the links between procurement, production and sales. Using theoretical construction, real situations can be classified and analysed.

Course code

0391-11-06-VZ-DE-26