Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: IFB211TC
Module Title: Value Chain Analysis
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2021/22
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Intelligent Finance and Business
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of the module is to provide students the importance of collaborations between suppliers, customers, competitors and other parties in supply chains.

The module covers an extensive range of subjects, including optimal design of value chains, current research topics in value chain management and it effect on information system, production process and other aspects of business environment.

The module enables student to: (i) understand the current trends and research topics in value chain management, (ii) understand and apply a range of tools and models relevant to the effective management of value chains, and (iii) obtain an essential ability to understand the effectiveness of value chain and provide approaches to tackle the existing problems.
Learning outcomes 
A. Use tools and techniques to understand the current trends of value chain management

B. Use tools and models for identifying and analyzing strengths and drawbacks within value chains

C. Use tools and techniques to provide advises and approaches on how to create an effective value chain.

D. Understand the practical implications and application of related tools and models in value chain assessment

E. Develop skills to assess relevant issues from strategic perspectives.
Method of teaching and learning 
Formal lectures including the use of labs/tutorials to enable the appreciation of technical aspects of operations management and the ability to use the relevant numerical tools and analysis methods.
Optimal Design of Value Chains

Collaborative Process

Effectiveness of Management Measures

Production Process

Customer Demand

Information System

Related Problems Affecting Overall Business Environment
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 14    7      54  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Work (Report Or Powerpoint Slide)(1000 Words) 50.00
2 Business Simulation(1000 Words) 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/21/2020 7:17:49 PM