Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: IFB308TC
Module Title: Automotive and Aerospace Supply Chains
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 automotive industry benchmark:

“Toyota: how it effectively manages and operates supply chain”

The module covers an extensive range of subjects, including supply chain strategy, production planning, supplier management, logistics, etc.

The module enables student to:

(i) understand Toyota Way of supply chain management in automotive industry,

(ii) understand process details with practical example how Toyota manage supply chain

(iii) identify what is unique of Toyota from its best practice and know how non-automotive industry learn from the Toyota Way supply chain management.
Learning outcomes 
A. assess automotive OEM plant by v4L framework

B. make a Heijunka production planning and Mix planning

C. identify characteristics of the Toyota Way of managing supply chains

D. understand the practical implications and application of the Toyota Way of supply chain management
Method of teaching and learning 
Formal lectures including classroom exercises, automotive industry practice sharing by external guests; OEM plant and dealer visit, Automotive supply chain case study
-Toyota v4L framework and learning principles

-Comprehensive overview of supply chain

-Mix Planning; Sales and Operations Planning

-Production Scheduling and Operations;

-Parts Ordering

-Managing Suppliers;


-Dealer and Demand Fulfilment;

-Crisis Management

-The Toyota Way of Managing Supply Chains

-How to apply Toyota Way Principles to Nonautomotive Supply Chains

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 14      14    47  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 7:14:07 PM