Checking date: 13/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Design of productive and logistic systems
Study: Master in Industrial Engineering (226)

Coordinating teacher: GARCIA GUTIERREZ, ISABEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
-Skills and knowledge to organize and manage companies -Skills and knowledge on strategy and planning, applied to different organizational structures -Knowledge of labor law and mercantile law -Capabilities in work organization and human resources management -Knowledge of occupational hazard prevention -Skills and knowledge in integrated project management
Description of contents: programme
- Introduction Productive and logistic system operations Key factors for the design and organization of productive and logistic systems - Integrated supply chain Supply chain elements. Supply, production, distribution and customer service Supply chain agents Material flow along the supply chain IT for supply chain integration - Supply chain strategic management Supply chain Key process indicators (KPIs) Customer service. Supply chain at the strategic level Outsourcing decisions Internationalization. Global supply chains Design and operation. Integrated project management Reverse distribution. Occupational and environmental risk management. Quality assurance systems - Configuration decisions Types of decisions related to productive and logistic system configuration Location and size decisions Distribution network design -Sustainability and Supply Chains. Internationalization. Globalization
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises, practical sessions, cases and assignments to be carried out by the students and discussed during the sessions, autonomous student work, individual and group toutoring. Participation in the partial and final evaluation sessions.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Catherine Weetman. A Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chains. Kogan Page. 2017
  • Chopra, S.; Meindl, P.. Supply Chain Management. Strategy, Planning & Operation. Prentice Hall. 2010
  • Hugos, Michael H.. Essentials of supply chain management. John Wiley & Sons. 2011
Additional Bibliography
  • Bowersox, D.J.; Closs, D.J.; Cooper, M.B.. Administración y logística. McGraw-Hill. 2007
  • Simchi-Levi, D.; Kaminsky, P., Simchi-Levi, E.. Designing and Managing the Supply Chain. McGraw-Hill. 2000

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.