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Designing Supply Chain Operations 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The course covers how the resources and processes of operations are designed. The course takes a process perspective on how the overall form, arrangement and nature of transforming resources impact the flow of transformed resources as they move through the operation. It also covers the relations between operations and the supply network in relation to economic, social and ecological sustainability.


The course includes:

- Process design; various types of process, and how these are designed
- Layout and flow; how different ways of arranging facilities impact the flow through the operation
- Process technology; the impact developments in technology have on the effectiveness of operations
- Supply chain design; the relation between the external and internal supply chains, sourcing, distribution.

Prerequisites

Passed courses of at least 90 credits within the major subject industrial engineering and management, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering (or the equivalent), 15 credits in mathematics, and completed course Introduction to Supply Chain Operations Management, 7,5 credits. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TSCS21
The course is conducted at: School of EngineeringLast modified 2021-06-04 16:12:19