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  1. 1. Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management MODULE DESCRIPTION FORM 56 956 Strategic Supply Chain Management Module Registrar: Professor Umit S Bititci Taught To (Course): All DMEM UG Courses Other Lecturers Involved: Credit Weighting: 12 Semester: 1 Assumed Prerequisites: 56 310 or basic business class Academic Level: Four Module Format and Delivery (hours): Lecture Tutorial Laboratory Project Private Study Total 24 12 0 50 64 150 Educational Aim This module aims to provide students a critical understanding of the fundamental building blocks of Supply Chain Management and e-Supply Chains from a Strategic perspective with a view to developing the their capabilities in modelling, analysing, diagnosing and re-designing/improving supply chains. Learning Outcomes On completion of the module the student is expected to be able to LO1 Display an understanding of the fundamental building blocks of supply chain management LO2 Demonstrate a critical understanding of how to model, analyse and diagnose supply chain performance and practices. Syllabus A statement on the range of learning • Broader look at e-Life • What is supply chain management • The SCOR Model • Modelling supply chains • SCOR Metrics • Supply chain practices • Diagnosing Supply chain performance and practices • Life after supply chains: extended and collaborative enterprises • Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment • E-business building blocks • Developing a supply chain strategy • Case studies Assessment of Learning Outcomes Criteria For each of the Module Learning Outcomes the following criteria will be used to make judgements on student learning LO1 Display an understanding of the fundamental building blocks of supply chains C1 display familiarity with various phrases and terms relating to SCM C2 define and describe the business, technological, logistical and legal factors associated with SCM and e-SCM C3 recognise the relationship between traditional management and technology modules (such as marketing, purchasing, operations management, IT, etc in the context of SCM and e-business
  2. 2. LO2 Demonstrate a critical understanding of how to analyse and diagnose supply chains from a strategic perspective C1 Demonstrate how to model supply chains C2 Demonstrate the ability to critically analyse the supply chain practices and performance C3 Formulate e-business/supply chain improvement/development strategies for a chosen business The standards set for each criterion per Module Learning Outcome to achieve a pass grade are indicated on the assessment sheet for all assessment. Assessment Method(s) Including Percentage Breakdown and Duration of Exams Examinations Courseworks Projects Number Duration Max Number Max Number Max Marks Marks Marks 1x 100% Portfolio L/Outcomes LO1, LO2 PLEASE NOTE: Students need to gain a summative mark of 40% to pass the module. Students who fail the module at the first attempt will be re-examined during the August diet. This re-examination will consist entirely of coursework . Main Text Books Overview SCOR Version 5.0 published by the Supply-Chain Council Carrie A. S. (1999), ”Integrated Clusters – the Future Basis of Competition”, International Journal of Agile Management Systems, Vol.1 No.1, pp.45-50 Bititci U., Martinez V., Albores P. and Mendibil K. (2003), ‘Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantage in Collaborative Systems: The What? And The How?’ Production Planning and Control Journal (Forth coming). Martinez V and Bititci U S. (2001), " The Value Matrix and its Evolution", EurOMA Conference, Bath, UK, June 2001 Eloranta E. (1999), Keynote Address, International Conference on Advanced Production Management Systems, An IFIP Conference, Berlin, Germany. Power T. (2001); E-business to the power of 12 - the principles of competition; Publisher Financial Times- London E-Business to the power of twelve, Thomas Power, (Recommended for purchase) The e-Business Magazine (Recommended reading) Executives guide to e-business: From tactics to strategy, Deise et al, Wiley (Recommended reading) Student Feedback Session (Please specify a 1 hr slot which should take place in week 3 of Semester 2) Date Time Room No Session: 2009/2010 APPROVED
  3. 3. Director of Teaching and Learning Signature: Mr G Mair Date of Approval: 8 July 2009
  4. 4. MODULE TIMETABLE Module Code: 56 956 Module Title: Strategic Supply Chain Management Brief Description of Assessment: Class exercise (20%); report on Strategic Supply Chain and E-Business Models (80%) Assessment Timing:- Indicate on the table below the Start/Submission dates for each Assignment/Project and the timing of each Exam/Class Test(s). Semester WK1 WK2 WK3 WK4 WK5 WK6 WK7 WK8 WK9 WK10 WK11 WK12 Exam Period One Semester WK1 WK2 WK3 WK4 WK5 WK6 WK7 WK8 WK9 WK10 WK11 WK12 Exam Period Two