Supply Chain Planning Systems (ITLS6002)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit provides a detailed coverage of various analytical tools, techniques and software which are used both strategically and operationally in a wide range of logistics and supply chain contexts. Emphasis in the unit is on which tools to use and when to use them in order to improve overall performance and reduce costs in operating within supply chains. All techniques are implemented practically, and in addition, students are exposed to the SAP enterprise resource planning tool. Topics covered include inventory control, the optimisation of transportation flows, facility location, project management, and the role of ERP and other software in solving these problems. The unit is taught in lecture and laboratory formats.
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Further unit of study information
7 x 3.5 hour lectures, 5 x 3.5 hour computer laboratory. Refer to timetable for full details.
Assignments (60%), exams (40%)
Magal SR and Word J (2012) Integrated Business Processes with ERP Systems
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Unit of study rules
(ITLS5200 or TPTM6495) and ITLS6001
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