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ES972 - Supply Chain Management

  • Module code: ES972
  • Module name: Supply Chain Management
  • Department: WMG
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Supply Chain Management capability within business has, over the last decade in particular, taken on a much more significant role in enabling business to gain competitive advantage and deliver bottom line performance. As companies strive to identify their competitive edge, the application of supply chain concepts will continue to exert greater influence on overall business success. This module covers a wide range of topics in supply chain strategies, design, planning, operations and development. Emphasis has been laid mainly on the perspective of integrated supply process. Releasing value in business through relationship management, cost reduction and lean supply have been the key considerations. The module also provides many real would cases, which illustrate ways of achieving enduring business competitiveness.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of this module participants will be able to: Understand the fundamental concept of integrated supply chain management; Making educated decision on strategic outsourcing and vertical integration; Understand customer driven orientation and value adding; Appreciate the critical importance of supply chain collaboration and integration; Analyse and develop suppliers and customer relationships; Managing supply chain risks and costing issues; Select and apply appropriate tools and techniques to plan, control and manage the supply chain to achieve overall efficiency and effectiveness; Apply basic principles of lean supply for operational excellence; Comprehend cultural and technological impact on global supply chain development.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/structure/modules/scm/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES972-10)
A1 (Assessed work only) Post Module Assignment (4000-4500 words) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Yildiz Technical University) (H71A) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Home Fees) (H7PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Overseas and Self-Financing) (H7PE) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Yildiz Technical University) (H1Q1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Hong Kong) (H7BF) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Master of Science in Enterprise in Horticulture (D4P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate International Trade, Strategy and Operations (H1NB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (H1P2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) Warwick Award (H1P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (India) (H1PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1PI) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Singapore) (H1PS) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Awarded Jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni) (H1PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (H1PU) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) (H1X0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1X6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Cyprus) (H1Y6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Hong Kong) (H1Y9) - Year 1
  • Engineering Business Management (India) (H1ZJ) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Malaysia) (H1ZK) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1ZM) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1ZW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Sustainable Automotive Engineering (H33K) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Hong Kong) (H6C4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Singapore) (H7A1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Industrial Research and Technology Management (H7A7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Malaysia) (H7A8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Industry Business Management (H7A9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Singapore) (H7B3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Singapore) (H7B4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Service Management and Design (Thailand) (H7BE) - Year 1
  • Taught Postgraduate Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Hong Kong) (H7P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Process Business Management (H7P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (HKPU) (H7PA) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Business Management (H7PB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Process Business Management (H7PC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Thailand) (H7PN) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Thailand) (H7PP) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Hong Kong) (H7PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Russia) (H7PV) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Cyprus) (H7PX) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in International Technology Management (HKIPA) (H7PZ) - Year 1