This unit aims to provide students an understanding of current practice, and how modern global supply networks share information using technologies. Topics covered include; Bar code, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), SAP-ERP, IoT (Internet of Things), Block chain, supply chain integration, e-Business and operations performance measurement. Student learning will involve team reflection on industrial field trip with reference to a broad range of theories and frameworks associated with e-supply chain management. Student learning in the unit will be guided and assessed by means of a literature review, a group case study analysis, a group presentation and a final examination.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings are provided via VU Collaborate
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.