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Module Code: IFB002TC
Module Title: Essentials of Intelligent Supply Chain
Module Level: Level 0
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Intelligent Finance and Business
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
The aim of this Year 1 module is to prepare students for study on the BSc Intelligent Supply Chain. The module teaches students about:


1. The role of operations and supply chain management.

2. The framework and the methodology of the intelligent supply chain management.


3. The evidence and data driven decision making skills for supply chain management.

4. Soft skills of pay attention to details, communication, coordination, team work, problem solving, change management, and leadership.


Each week, there will also be a seminar to introduce students to entrepreneurial aspects of the degree programme.
Learning outcomes 
A.Understand the role of operations and supply chain management.

B.Understand the framework and the methodology of the intelligent supply chain management.

C.Understand the data driven decision making methodology.

D.Understand the soft skills required by intelligent supply chain
Method of teaching and learning 
The key themes in the module are introduced in lectures, and followed up in seminars, group discussion, presentation etc.


A variety of teaching and learning techniques that will be employed in the delivery of the course, including intensive tuition, case analysis and guest speakers.


The module will follow an academic literacies approach and some seminars may be co-taught by staff from the English Language Centre, who will use activities to further develop the English language skills of students within the context of the module.


Each week there will be a two hour seminar where students will be able to experience and explore the entrepreneurial aspects of the degree programme.
Syllabus 
1. The role of operations and supply chain management.

2. The framework of the intelligent supply chain management.

3. The framework of the computer based decision making.

4. The methodology of the intelligent supply chain management.

5. The methodology of the computer based decision making.

6. Fundamental concepts of Statistics
7. Fundamental concepts of Operations Research

8. Fundamental concepts of Artificial Intelligence

9. The qualitative decision making skills for supply chain management.

10. The quantitative decision making skills for supply chain management.

11. Soft skills of pay attention to details, communication, coordination, team work, problem solving, change management, and leadership.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 28  14  14      94  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Business Simulation 50.00
2 Case Study 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/21/2020 6:35:06 PM