ACE

FE2805: Logistics and Supply Chain Design

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 8.
Pre-requisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Teaching Period(s): Semester 1.
Teaching Methods: Workshops (Classroom mode: 20 hours lectures, seminars and group work. Blended Learning mode: 8 hours lectures, seminars and group work; on-line tutorials and e-mentoring. Distance Learning mode: on-line tutorials, e-mentoring and discussion forums); Directed Study (Classroom mode: in classroom assignment instructions. Blended Learning mode: in classroom assignment instructions and on-line assignment instructions and feedback. Distance Learning mode: on-line assignment instructions, e-mentoring and feedback); Other (Classroom, Blended and Distance Learning Modes: online resources - articles, readings and case studies)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Alan Collins, Department of Food Business and Development.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Food Business and Development, and invited speakers.
Module Objective: To develop the participant's critical understanding of the evolution of supply chain configurations and supply chain strategy.
Module Content: Marketing channels, the role of intermediaries, transaction cost framework, inter-firm relationships, supply chain collaboration, traditional and tiered supplier networks, and extended supply chains.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Recognise the extended supply chain in a given company situation.
  • Indicate areas of risk and weakness in the supply chain.
  • Apply rationale to justify potential changes in the supply chain.
  • Recognise the main types of logistics providers and their role in various supply chain designs.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 50 marks (Open Book); Continuous Assessment 50 marks (1 x 1,500 word report).
Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) (Open Book) to be taken in Winter 2019.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) (Open Book) to be taken in Autumn 2020. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Department).

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