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SCM B470

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

SCM B470

More information: Course Guide

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Course Start Date
Aut 2022
Course Level
Higher
Length in Terms
2 terms
Credits
10
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
14,200
Future Terms
Aut 23
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2022
Higher2 terms10
English
14,200
Aut 23

Course Coordinator: Dr Liu Kam-pui, BSc(Hons) (HKU); MBA (Surrey); DBA (Macquarie); FSTLA; CMILT

Course Developers: Dr Liu Kam-pui, HKMU; Jacky Hau, HKMU

Advisory prerequisite(s)
You are advised to have already studied MKT B371 or SCM B371.

Aims
This course aims to provide learners with fundamental knowledge of supply chain management. It introduces the basic skills in the management of suppliers, building responsive supply chains and the development of supply chain strategies for sustainability. It also explains the uses of essential tools for coordination and collaboration among supply chain members and the underlying methodologies to deal with the needs for time-based competition and improved business relationships.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Role and contribution of supply chain management
  • Role of supply chain management in different sectors
  • Relationships: customer service and the importance of the ultimate customer
  • Relationships: upstream relationships between organizations
  • Relationships: structuring a portfolio of relationships
  • Relationships: downstream relationships with distributors and other intermediaries
  • Processes: strategies to reduce time in supply chain management
  • Processes: strategies to reduce costs in supply chain management
  • Resources: stakeholders and their culture
  • Resources: information and knowledge

Learning support
There will be eight three-hour tutorials.

Assessment
There are three assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Setbook(s)
A custom textbook will be provided.