Checking date: 11/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

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

Coordinating teacher: DURAN HERAS, ALFONSO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Supply Chain Management I Engineering Management I
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Identify the main challenges and solution approaches in integrated Supply Chain Management, including the application of Information Systems. Establish the most appropriate manufacturing planning and control systems for the various types of companies. Application of the Lean approach in the design and operation of the productive and logistic systems, and compare them with alternative approaches. Apply investment project evaluation and financial Project Management methods and techniques. Understand the opportunities and implications of the internationalization process.
Description of contents: programme
* Introduction * Operations and supply chain strategies, within the framework of the overall business strategy * Product and process design. Innovation ** Integrated design and management of materials, infrastructures, teams, people and information ** Strategic management of R&D&I. Technological capital and competitiveness ** Frugal design ** Service processes ** Push vs. Pull, Just In Time, Lean Systems, Theory of Constraints * Information Systems in the Supply Chain * Advanced Project and Operations Management. Methods and tools ** Advanced Project Management ** Investment project evaluation ** Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems (MPCS) ** Inventory management under uncertainty ** Warehouse design and operation ** Distribution * Current challenges in Supply Chain Management ** Quantitative and Qualitative techniques and tools in Supply Chain Management ** Digital manufacturing. Additive manufacturing ** Internationalization. Offshoring, Reshoring ** Lean Management
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises, practical sessions, cases and assignments to be carried out by the students and discussed during the sessions, readings assigned by the instructor or identified by the students.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Instructor provided material: Slides, exercises..... URLs and other Internet resources provided by the instructor... Through Aula Global.. .
  • Jacobs, F.R.; Chase, R.B.; Aquilano, N.J. Operations and supply chain management . McGraw-Hill (ed: 16e). 2019
  • PMI. PMBOK guide. PMI. 2017
Additional Bibliography
  • Goldratt, E., Cox, J.. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement . Gower Publishing Ltd. 2004, 3rd Revised edition
  • Jacobs, F.R.;Berry, W.L.; Whybark, D.C., Vollmann, Th.E.. Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Managemen. Mc Graw Hill. 2010 - Ed. 6
  • Santos, J., Wysk, R., Torres, J.M. Mejorando la producción con lean thinking. Pirámide. 2010
  • Schroeder, R. G. Administración de Operaciones. Concepto y Casos Contemporáneos. Mc Graw Hill. 2011- Ed 5

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