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Strategic Development of Corporate Distribution Networks

2020/2021
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
4
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1 модуль

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The aim of course is to familiarize the participating students with the concept of supply chain management of industrial corporation. The main topics of course are: the manufacture process and the key aspects of production planning, warehouse management, domestic and export sales, various delivery methods. A great part of course is concentrate on analytics in supply chain process. During the course students receive analytical and decision making skills related to supply chain process and corporate distribution network.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The aim of course is to familiarize the participating students with the concept of supply chain management of industrial corporation.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the fundamental concepts in strategic SC management and logistics: strategy identification and evaluation, firm strategic analysis, industry analysis, competitor analysis, strategic and organizational responses to external changes, corporate strategy (diversification strategy and managing the multi-business enterprise), and international strategy.
  • Integrating knowledge gained in previous and current core and “semi-core” courses with a focus on understanding what part of that knowledge is most useful to general managers. Intellectual skills
  • Developing an awareness of the impact of external environmental forces and of strategic actions by the logistics company and its rivals on business and corporate strategy.
  • Developing habits of orderly, analytical thinking and skill in reporting conclusions effectively in written and oral form.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • 1. Supply chain management of industrial corporation and distribution networks
    Elements of supply chain: planning, logistics, distribution network and customer relationship. Process landscape of every part of the elements.
  • 2. Planning process in SCM
    Key elements of integrated planning process of organization Elements of planning: Demand Planning, Sales & Operation Planning, Production planning & detailed scheduling Effectiveness indexes of integrated planning process.
  • 3. Logistic part in Supply management
    Elements of logistics: relationship with transport companies, operational control in logistics, warehouse and inventory management, project management in logistics analytics
  • 4. Logistics and Relationship with transport companies.
    Difference between types of transport, specific parts of railway, multimodal transportation, truck deliveries Analytic cases for different types of transport and terms of deliveries.
  • 5. Operational control in Logistics
    Components of operational work: acceptance of products at the warehouse, rules for the location of products, control of turnover. Calculation of infrastructure constraints when analyzing the possibilities of organizing shipments. Case: analysis of the possibility of transferring the warehouse management function to outsourcing.
  • 6. Analytics in Logistics and Project management.
    Project management in logistics. Examples of calculating analytical indicators in logistics. Case: calculation of comparative models for the organization of transportation.
  • 7. Distribution network and customer relationship management.
    General data about the process, the relationship with other blocks of supply chain management. The main stages of the process. NPV as an indicator of the effectiveness of supply chain management, taking into account customer focus indicators when building supply chain management.
  • 8. Human resources in Supply chain management
    Organizational structure options for the successful functioning of enterprise supply chain management, general management performance indicators. Role and actual examples of the impact of supply chain management.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-class tasks
  • non-blocking Class participation
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 module)
    0.3 * Class participation + 0.3 * Exam + 0.4 * In-class tasks
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Ribas Vila, I., Lusa García, A., & Corominas Subias, A. (2018). A framework for designing a supply chain distribution network. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2018.1530477

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Hyunjae Jung, Jaewon Kim, & KwangSup Shin. (2019). Importance Analysis of Decision Making Factors for Selecting International Freight Transportation Mode. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajsl.2019.03.008