Sample examples include supply chain demand planning using SAP-SCM module, vehicle dispatching in transportation, transhipment and shortest path optimisation models, economic order quantity of inventory, and warehouse management systems (WMS) in distribution operations. Students will investigate spreadsheet models for the problems described above and determine solutions by MS EXCEL Solver.
BMO2181 - Operations Management
|1.||Analyse and synthesise knowledge of analytical and optimisation models with the use of decision-support tools and techniques;|
|2.||Critically reflect individually on a range of forecasting tools and techniques and realise its potential for demand estimation in a supply network planning; and,|
|3.||Work individually and/or collaboratively in a team or/and individually to develop problem-solving capability working through a range of skills, and to reflect on their underlying applications in the business of logistics and supply chain management.|
|Assignment||SAP-SCM Demand management module||10%|
|Case Study||Analytical short case study - presentations (group)||15%|
|Report||Scenario based analytical literature review and report (group)||35%|
|Test||Final test on SC analytics||40%|
Operations Management : sustainability and supply chain management 13th Edn
Heizer, J., Render, B., Munson, C., (2020)
Pearson Education, New Jersey, USA
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