Checking date: 08/05/2018


Course: 2018/2019

Advanced Topics in Supply Chain and Operations Management
(17194)
Study: Master in Business and Finance (69)
EPE


Coordinating teacher: MONTES SANCHO, MARIA JOSE

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 5.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Students are expected to have completed
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
A student who has followed esta subject should be able to: - To integrate and develop theoretical and empirical advanced concepts in Operations & Supply Chain domains. - Identify and understand the new research trends of the Operations Management and Supply Chain Management fields. - Know and understand the new applied research techniques in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management fields. - Identify niches non-fully studied in the OM and SCM literature and to build theoretical frameworks by combinging different theoretical perspectives. - Critically evaluate papes in selected topics in OM & SCM
Description of contents: programme
This course will focus on the critical evaluation of the content and methodological debates in the new mission operations management and supply chain which affects four lines of research: o The digital economy : Internet of Things , Big Data and Smart Cities. o The corporate social responsibility o Circular economy o Collaborative Economy
Learning activities and methodology
After this course you should be able to: 1. Gain a advance understanding of the concepts related to supply chain management 2. Diagnose real-world problems in the field of supply chain management and operations as well as to identify which strategies can be employed.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Basic Bibliography
  • ". CONTENTS TO BE DETERMINED BY THE INSTRUCTOR AT THE BEGINNING OF THE COURSE BASED ON THE MOST CURRENT TOPICS OF INTEREST IN THE FIELD. ". .

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