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Supply Chain Management



Course Duration:  40 Hours


Prior Supply Chain Management Education or Experience is preferred.


Course overview:

This course examines the role of logistics in the supply chain within a focal firm as well as between organizations linked within a given supply network. Topics cover issues such as introduction to the basic terms of logistics, distribution and transportation alternatives, the connection between logistics and marketing, the estimation of value and costs in logistics, sourcing and supply management, supply chain planning and control strategies and logistics future challenges and opportunities. This course also surveys operations research models and techniques developed for a variety of problems arising in logistical planning of production systems.

Course Content:
  • Introduction and overview of the course contents   

  • Logistics and the Supply Chain   

  • Material flow and information flow   

  • Competitive advantage through logistics   

  • Logistics strategy   

  • The marketing perspective   

  • Market segmentation and demand profiling 

  • Quality of customer service 

  • Setting priorities for logistics strategy 

  • Where does the value in the context of logistics come from 

  • How can logistics costs be represented?   

  • Activity Based Costing (ABC)   

  • Supply chain operations reference model (SCOR)   

  • Drivers and logistics implications of internationalization on the tendency towards internationalization 

  • The challenges of international logistics and installation location Organizing for international logistics   

  • Reverse logistics   

  • Managing for risk readiness 

  • Corporate social responsibility in the supply chain 

  • Analysis of the transportation and products distribution system   

  • The transport system: organization, institutional framework, liberalization of the transport market and impact on logistics processes   

  • Transport and transportation mean selection criteria 

  • Distribution and transportation systems standards 

  • Methods for solving transportation and distribution problems   

  • Methods for solving production scheduling and resource allocation problems   

  • Supply chain planning and control   

  • Coordination in supply chains 

  • The interconnection between P‐D parameters in Logistics     

  • Future challenges and opportunities in Logistics   

  • Supply management and Logistics   

  • Rationalizing and segmenting the supply base   

  • Procurement technologies 


 Special notes:
  • Certification preparation 

  • Project work

  • Hands on labs

Staffing Support
  • Resume Preparation

  • Mock Interview Preparation

  • Phone Interview Preparation

  • Face to Face Interview Preparation

  • Project/Technology Preparation

  • Internship with internal project work

  • Externship with client project work

Our Salient Features:
  • Hands-on Labs and Homework

  • Group discussion and Case Study

  • Course Project work

  • Regular Quiz / Exam

  • Regular support beyond the classroom

  • Students can re-take the class at no cost

  • Dedicated conf. rooms for group project work

  • Live streaming for the remote students

  • Video recording capability to catch up the missed class

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