Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management


A supply chain is basically a group of independent organisations connected together through the products and services that they separately and or jointly add value on in order to deliver them to the end consumer. It is very much an extended concept of an organisation which adds value to its products or services and delivers them to its customers.. But what is the benefit of understanding the value adding from the supply chain perspective.


The course outline is as below:


              TOPIC                            SUB - TOPICS
Global Supply Chain Operations

Why supply chain Management

Supply Chain and Customer Orientation.

Global Business Environment ; Strategic Challenges.

How global supply chains responded

Current trends in Global Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Design and Planning

Supply Chain Cnfiguration

Extent of Vertical Intergration

Outsourcing and Offshoring

Location Decisions.

Capacity Planning ; Bullwhip Effect.

Lean Supply Management

Origins of the Lean Manufacturing

Lean Supply principles ; Focussing on cost-to-serve

Drivers for Lean supply Chain ; Lean Process Mapping Tools.

Agile Supply Management

Need for Agility ; Agile supply chain concept

Agile supply chain Frame-work

Competing on Responsiveness

Getting it Right from Within

Purchasing and Supplier Selection

Strategic role of Purchasing

Purchasing portfolio ; Supplier selection

Tools for supplier selection

Towards knowledge based sourcing

Relationship and Integration

Supply Relationship defined

Close partnership ; Strategic Alliance

Relationship dilemma ; Supply chain Integration

Challenges in the Future

Creating Customer Centric supply chain

Manging supply networks

Watching the Dynamics








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