Checking date: 22/06/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Supply chain management I
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)

Coordinating teacher: PRIDA ROMERO, BERNARDO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
The student who pass this subject will be reach skills to: * Take the perspective from the artisalan production lo lean enterprise. * Analysis of unstructured sitiations and decisions within the supply chain management. * Identify and describe business process, considering supply chain as a open socio-technical system. *Reconize different types of productive systems:Job shop, Flow shop and mixes. Taking special attention to layout and capacity. * Analyze and propose improvements in productive systems with the supply chain perspective. * Aplying "lean" concepts and techniques in supply chain, taking account the the strategic rol of the human resources in the organization. *Linking process: Push, pull and mixes. Kanban. Leveling process *Reconize the inter and intra business process in the supply chain * Use the Competence versus cooperation concepts and their consequences in the supply chain management * Ability of comunication and working in mutidisciplinary and international groups
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to supply chain management . From artisans to lean enterprise 1.1 From artisans to lean enterprise 1.2 Human resources development: Leadership, Motivation Empowement basis to development lean manufacturing. 1.3 Supply chain management and lean amanufacturing 1.4 Material flow: Job shop, flow shop and mixes 2 Production and assembly lines 2.1 Mono product lines 2.2 5S/SMED/TPM 2.3 Multi product lines 3 Cellular manufacturing. Batch versus "one piece flow" 3.1 Design of cells 3.2 Implementation 4 Linking process. Push pull mixes 4.1 Added value 4.2 kanban and conwip systems, 5 Business process desing, improvement and redesign in the supply chain. 5.1 Continous improvement and innovation, kaizen,kpi's 5.2 6 sigma 5.3 Value and costs in the process 6 Varaibility management 6.1 Demand leveling 6.2 Bullwip efect 7 Processes between enterprises. From puurchasing to supply management 7.1 Competence and cooperation in the supply chain 7.2 Logistics in supply chain
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises, practical sessions in laboratory with cases and assignments to the carried out by the students and discussed in the sessions, readinggs assigned by the instructor. The students must assist to sessions of theory and practice and also must take practices with * Case analysis * Working in groups All the activities could be place in live or on line, using the "aula global" tools, depend of the situation.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Ponce, E. Prida, B. Logística de Aprovisionamientos para la Integración de la Cadena de Suministros. Prentice Hall. 2006
  • Sistema de Producción Toyota. Monden, Y. Industrial Engineering . 1987
  • Woomack, Jones. Lean thinking. Gestión 2000. 2003
Additional Bibliography

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