LOG 518 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Logistics ans Supply Chain Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LOG 518
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Equip students for the logistics and supply chain management at strategic level.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Develop a systematic framework for analyzing the behavior of large and complex supply chain networks.
  • Discover the state of the art approaches that reduce production, inventory and transportation costs as well as supply lead time.
  • Understand the relationship and motivations of suppliers and distributors to ensure supplies of raw materials and markets for finished goods.
  • Integrate production and inventory control methods in multi-plant distribution strategies.
Course Content This course examines the the design and management of the supply chain. In this course we review state of the art planning models and practical tools for inventory control, distribution management and multi-plant coordination. Emphasis is placed on the strategic level of supply chain mnagement, including network planning, inventory management, strategic alliance and outsourcing, and supply chain integration.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Supply Chain Management Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
2 Introduction (Cont.), Supply Chain Strategies Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
3 Customer Services in Supply Chains Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
4 Purchasing Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
5 Inventory Management Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
6 Materials Planning Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
7 Warehouse Management Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
8 Logistics Information Systems Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
9 Enterprise Resource Planning Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
10 Supply Chain Risk Management Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
11 Sustainable Supply Chain Management Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
12 Holistic Approach in Supply Chains Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
13 Supply Chain Integration Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
14 Supply Chain Integration Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., Ellram, L. M. Related Chapter and Harvard Business Review Case Study
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

      Main Textbook:

Lambert, D. M., Stock, J. R., & Ellram, L. M. (1998). Fundamentals of logistics management. McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

References:

Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies. D. SimchiLevi, P. Kaminsky, and E. SimchiLevi, Boston, McGrawHill/Irwin, 3rd edition, 2008.

Business Logistics/Supply Chain Management. R.H. Ballou, New Jersey, Prentice Hall, 2004.

Contemporary Logistics. P.R. Murphy JR and D.F. Wood, New Jersey, Prentice Hall, 2004.

Strategic Logistics Management, Stock R. James, Lambert M. Douglas, , 4th Ed., Int. Ed.2001, McGrawHill Irwin,

Suggested Readings/Materials

Lecture notes:

Will be posted on course website or handed out in class as needed. 

Assignments:

Assignments and class discussions include assigned cases, academic articles and/or other assignments as well as the accompanying discussion of these assignments in class. Details about each assignment will be given to the students at least one week prior to due date.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
14
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
40
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
70
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
50
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exam
    Total
238

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

2

To able to master the state-of-the-art literature in the area of specialization.

3

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

4

To be able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and research results to diverse audiences.

5

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to business-related problems.

6

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.

7

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.

8

 

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.

9

To be able to carry out a well-designed independent and empirical research.

10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest