Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: IFB307TC
Module Title: Food Supply Chain and Safety
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2022/23
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: School of Intelligent Finance and Business
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of the module is to provide students with an understanding how food is grown, processed, manufactured, distributed and sold to consumers.

The module covers an extensive range of subjects, including food safety, animal protein supply chain management, commodity crop supply chain management, fruit and vegetable supply chain management, food manufacturing and logistics.

The module enables student to: (i) understand the role of food safety in food supply chains, (ii) understand the food supply chains from social, economic and environmental perspective, and (iii) gain an introductory understanding of the principles of food supply chain management.
Learning outcomes 
A. understand animal protein supply chains through case study

B. understand commodity crop supply chains through case study

C. understand fruit and vegetable supply chains through case study.

D. understand the practical implications and application of food manufacturing and logistics
Method of teaching and learning 
Formal lectures including the use of labs/tutorials to enable the appreciation of theoretical aspects of food supply chain management and the ability to use the relevant numerical tools and analysis methods.
Introduction to food supply chain management

Food safety

Animal protein supply chains

Commodity crop supply chains

Fruit and vegetable supply chains

Food regulations and verification mechanism

Food service

Food manufacturing and logistics

Food retailer

The future of food supply chain management
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 7  14        54  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Business Simulation(1000 Words) 50.00
2 Case Study(1000 Words) 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/21/2020 7:13:34 PM