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Course Detail

Course Name Supply Chain Analytics (SCA)
Course Code 23OM407E
Program MBA
Credits 3
Course category Elective
Area Operations & Supply Chain Management


Module 1

Module 1: How does Operations create Value in a business? (5 hours)

  1. Basics of Supply Chain Management
  2. Supply Chain Management – An Overview
  3. Supply Chain Analysis
  4. Types of Supply Chains
  5. Advanced Planning
Module 2

Module 2: How are processes chosen for firms strategically? (5 hours)

  1. Concepts of Advanced Planning Systems
  2. Structure of Advanced Planning Systems
  3. Strategic Network Planning
  4. Demand Planning
  5. Master Planning
  6. Demand Fulfillment and ATP
  7. Production Planning and Scheduling
  8. Purchasing and Material Requirements Planning
  9. Distribution and Transport Planning
  10. Coordination and Integration
  11. Collaborative Planning
Module 3

Module 3: What size is the right size? (5 hours)

  1. Implementing Advanced Planning Systems
  2. The Definition of a Supply Chain Project
  3. The Implementation Process

Course Description  & Course Outcomes

Course Description

The course is an application oriented one and most of the exercises have to be done with industrial data. During the course basic concepts regarding supply chain management will be revised and applied using industrial data. Various capabilities of R environment and computational routines in R for supply chain analysis will be introduced in a comprehensive manner.

Course Outcomes& Learning levels

The course covers a reasonable curriculum in supply chain analytics At the end of the course the student should be able to

  1. Analyze and model supply chains
  2. Enhance supply chain visibility
  3. Develop data driven rules to manage volatility
  4. Plan inventory flow of goods and services.
  5. Forecast demand and to predict and monitor supply and replenishment policies

Evaluation Pattern

# Assessment Component Percentage of Marks
1 Continuous Assessment * 60
2 End –Term Examination 40

*Based on assignments / Tests / Quizzes / Case Studies / Projects / Term paper / Field visit report.

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