BA5030

Supply Chain Management

HBS > Professional Electives > Supply Chain Management
Course ID
BA5030
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To help understand the importance of and major decisions in supply chain management for gaining competitive advantage.

UNIT I INTRODUCTION
Supply Chain – Fundamentals –Evolution- Role in Economy – Importance – Decision Phases – Supplier- Manufacturer-Customer chain. – Enablers/ Drivers of Supply Chain Performance. Supply chain strategy – Supply Chain Performance Measures.

UNIT II STRATEGIC SOURCING
Outsourcing – Make Vs buy – Identifying core processes – Market Vs Hierarchy – Make Vs buy continuum -Sourcing strategy – Supplier Selection and Contract Negotiation. Creating a world class supply base- Supplier Development – World Wide Sourcing.

UNIT III SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK
Distribution Network Design – Role – Factors Influencing Options, Value Addition – Distribution Strategies – Models for Facility Location and Capacity allocation. Distribution Center Location Models. Supply Chain Network optimization models. Impact of uncertainty on Network Design – Network Design decisions using Decision trees.

UNIT IV PLANNING DEMAND, INVENTORY AND SUPPLY
Managing supply chain cycle inventory. Uncertainty in the supply chain –- Analyzing impact of supply chain redesign on the inventory – Risk Pooling – Managing inventory for short life – cycle products – multiple item -multiple location inventory management. Pricing and Revenue Management

UNIT V AGGREGATE SUPPLY AND THE ROLE OF MONEY
Supply Chain Integration – Building partnership and trust in SC Value of Information: Bullwhip Effect – Effective forecasting – Coordinating the supply chain. . SC Restructuring – SC Mapping -SC process restructuring, Postpone the point of differentiation – IT in Supply Chain – Agile Supply Chains – Reverse Supply chain. Agro Supply Chains.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Ability to build and manage a competitive supply chain using strategies, models, techniques and information technology.

REFERENCES :

  1. Janat Shah, Supply Chain Management – Text and Cases, Pearson Education, 2009.
  2. Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl, Supply Chain Management-Strategy Planning and Operation, PHI Learning / Pearson Education, Sixth edition, 2015.
  3. Ballou Ronald H, Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Pearson Education, 5th Edition, 2007.
  4. David Simchi-Levi, Philip Kaminsky, Edith Simchi-Levi, Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Cases, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2005.
  5. Altekar Rahul V, Supply Chain Management-Concept and Cases, PHI, 2005.
  6. Shapiro Jeremy F, Modeling the Supply Chain, Cengage, Second Reprint , 2002.
  7. Joel D. Wisner, G. Keong Leong, Keah-Choon Tan, Principles of Supply Chain Management- A Balanced Approach, South-Western, Cengage, 2012.