Module Catalogues

Supply Chain Management

Module Title Supply Chain Management
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEMS

Aims and Fit of Module

This module aims to provide students with a systematic understanding of successful supply chain management principles and strategies, including an assessment of make versus buy decisions and the relationships that exist between all members of the supply chain.

Learning outcomes

A Critically evaluate supply chain strategies for different products and services.
B Identify and evaluate variables and relationships of importance to effective supply chain management.
C Collect, organise, analyse and present data and information relevant to supply chain management decisions.

Method of teaching and learning

The module involves a range of teaching strategies including lectures, seminars and case study analysis. Independent research and study will be encouraged throughout to complement classroom teaching. Student-led case analysis will facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experiences of class members. Additional material will be in the form of web-based reading and research, selected texts, and contemporary magazine and press articles.