BA5054

Supply Chain Information System

HBS > Sectoral Specializations > Supply Chain Information System
Course ID
BA5054
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To explain the various technological aspects that are described in the different logistical background
• To explain the real time description updated technologies in the logistics sector and supply chain industry

UNIT I ELECTRONIC SCM, COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Introduction e-SCM – e-SCM framework – Key success factors for e-SCM – Benefits of e-SCMPositioning information in Logistics – Strategic information linkage – Supply chain communication networks – Role of communication networks in supply chains – Overview of telecommunication networks –EDI – Data security in supply chain networks – Overview of internet able models

UNIT II ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Overview of enterprise information systems – Information functionality and principles -Introduction enterprise information systems -Classification of enterprise information systems- Information architecture -Framework for managing supply chain information – Describe on popular enterprise application packages -Benefits of enterprise information systems

UNIT III SCM SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT, DEPLOYMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Stakeholders in supply chain information systems – Stakeholders in SCM – Stakeholders in supply chain information systems – Information systems development- Logistics information systems design- Defining enterprise architecture – Choosing appropriate system development methodologies – Adopting relevant systems development model

UNIT IV DEPLOYMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Information systems deployment – IT Operations and infrastructure management – Portfolio, programme and project management – Management of risk – Management of value

UNIT V INFORMATION INTEGRATION
Enterprise application integration and supply chain visibility – Enterprise application integration – Supply chain visibility – Supply chain event management -Supply chain performance -Planning and design methodology – Problem definition and planning – Data collection and analysis – Recommendations and implementation -Decision support systems

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
The students will be able to understand the various enterprise information system and its architecture and benefits. Students can gain knowledge about various e-commerce models, e-SCM, benefits and communication networks.

TEXT BOOKS:

  1. Bowersox & Closs, Logistical Management, McGraw-Hill Companies, 1996.
  2. R.H.Ballou, Business Logistics Management, Prentice-Hall, 2004.

REFERENCES:

  1. Strauss,E-Marketing, 4/e, Pearson Education 2008
  2. Chaffey, E- Business and E- Commerce Management, 3/e, Pearson Education 2008
  3. Blanchard, Logistics Engineering & Management, 6/e, Pearson Education 2008
  4. Statistics for Managers Using MS Excel, 4/e, Levine, Pearson Education 2007
  5. Donald J. Bowersox and David J. Closs, Logistical Management – The Integrated Supply chain