BA4021 Syllabus - Supply Chain Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4021 Syllabus - Supply Chain Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4021

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

 L T P C

3 0 0 3

COURSE OBJECTIVE:
• To help understand the importance of and major decisions in supply chain management for gaining competitive advantage.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

9

Supply Chain – Fundamentals, Evolution, Role in Economy, Importance, Decision Phases, Enablers & Drivers of Supply Chain Performance; Supply chain strategy; Supply Chain Performance Measures.

UNIT II

SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK

9

Distribution Network Design – Role in supply chain, Influencing factors, design options, online sales and distribution network, Distribution Strategies; Network Design in supply chain – Role, influencing factors, framework for network design, Impact of uncertainty on Network Design.

UNIT III

PLANNING DEMAND, INVENTORY AND SUPPLY

9

Managing supply chain cycle inventory and safety inventory - Uncertainty in the supply chain , Analyzing impact of supplychain redesign on the inventory, Risk Pooling, Managing inventory for short life-cycle products, multiple item -multiple location inventory management; Pricing and Revenue Management.

UNIT IV

LOGISTICS

9

Transportation – Role, Modes and their characteristics, infrastructure and policies, transport documentation, design options, trade-offs in transportation design, intermodal transportation. Logistics outsourcing – catalysts, benefits, value proposition. 3PL, 4PL, 5PL, 6PL; International Logistics -objectives, importance in global economy, Characteristics of global supply chains, Incoterms.

UNIT V

SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATIONS

9

Supply Chain Integration, SC process restructuring, IT in Supply Chain; Agile Supply Chains, Legible supply chain, Green Supply Chain, Reverse Supply chain; Supply chain technology trends – AI, Advanced analytics, Internet of Things, Intelligent things, conversational systems, robotic process automation, immersive technologies, Blockchain.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES:
1. Understanding of supply chain fundamentals
2. Ability to design supply chain networks to enhance supply chain performance
3. Ability to plan demand based on inventory and supply
4. Understanding the role of logistics in supply chain performance
5. Awareness of innovations for sustainable supply chains

REFERENCES:
1. Sunil Chopra, Peter Meindl and DharamVirKalra, Supply Chain Management-Strategy Planning and Operation, Pearson Education, Sixth Edition, 2016.
2. Janat Shah, Supply Chain Management – Text and Cases, Pearson Education, 2009
3. Ballou Ronald H, Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Pearson Education, 5thEdition, 2007.
4. David Simchi-Levi, Philip Kaminsky, Edith Simchi-Levi, Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Cases, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2005.
5. Pierre David, International Logistics, Biztantra, 2011.

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