Supply Chain Management

Course Name: 

Supply Chain Management (MBA8G11)




Elective Courses

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Supply chain – objectives – importance – decision phases – process view – competitive and supply chain strategies – achieving strategic fit – supply chain drivers – factors influencing distribution – distribution networks in practice – network design in the supply chain –supplier scoring and assessment– procurement process-sourcing planning and analysis– CRM – internal supply chain management – supplier relationship management – Bullwhip effect – obstacle to coordination – building partnerships and trust – collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment - logistics interfaces with other areas – approaches to analyzing logistics systems. – channels of distribution, cases in supply chain management.


Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl, Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operation, Pearson/PHI, 3rd Edition 2007.
Donald J. Bowersox, D J Closs, M B Coluper, Supply Chain Logistics Management, TMH, Second Edition, 2008.
Wisner, K Leong and Keah – C Tan- Principles of Supply Chain Management: A Balanced Approach, Thomson Press, 2005.


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