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Old 7th October 2016, 10:25 AM
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Default Re: Supply Chain Management VTU Notes

As per your requirement I am here giving you syllabus for Supply Chain Management Subject of BTECH 8th semester program of VTU.

Syllabus for Supply Chain Management Subject of BTECH 8th semester program:

Part A


Unit-1
Introduction to Supply Chain, Performance of Supply Chain
6 hours
What is a Supply Chain; Decision phases in a supply Chain; Process view of a SupplyChain; The importance of Supply Chain Flows; Examples of Supply Chains.Competitive and Supply Chain strategies; Achieving strategic fit; Expandingstrategic scope.

Unit-2
Supply Cain drivers and Obstacles, Designing Distribution Network
6 hours
Drivers of Supply Chain Performance; A framework for structuring drivers;Facilities, Inventory, Transportation, and Information; Obstacles to achievestrategic fitThe role of distribution in the Supply Chain; factors influencing distributionnetwork design; Design options for a distribution network; the value ofdistributors in the Supply Chain; Distribution Networks in practice.

Unit-3
Network Design
7 hours
The role of network design in the Supply Chain; Factorsinfluencing Network design Decisions; A framework for Network DesignDecisions; Models for facility Location and Capacity Allocation; makingNetwork Design decisions in practice.The impact of uncertainty on Network design; Discounted cash flow analysis;Representations of uncertainty; Evaluating Network Design decisions usingDecision Trees; Making Supply Chain decisions under uncertainty inpractice.

Unit-4
Demand Forecasting, Aggregate Planning
7 hours
The role of forecasting in a Supply Chain; Characteristics of forecast; Components of a forecast andforecasting methods; Basic approach of Demand forecasting; Time seriesforecasting methods; Measures of forecast errors; The role of aggregateplanning in a supply Chain; The aggregate planning problem; Aggregateplanning strategies.


Unit-5
Inventory Management
6 hours
The role of cycle inventory in a supply Chain;Economies of scale to exploit fixed costs, quantity discounts; Short-termdiscounting; Managing multi-echelon cycle inventory; Estimating cycleinventory related costs in practice.

Unit-6
Transportation
7 hours
The role of transportation in the Supply Chain; Factorsaffecting transportation decisions; Modes of transportation and theirperformance characteristics; Design options for a transportation network;Trade-offs in transportation design; Tailored transportation; Routing andscheduling in transportation; Making transportation decisions in practice.

Unit-7
Pricing and Revenue Management, Coordination
7 hours
The role of revenue management in Supply Chain; revenue management for multiple customersegments, perishable assets, seasonal demand, and bulk and spot contracts;Using revenue management in practiceLack of Supply Chain coordination and Bullwhip effect; Effect of lack ofcoordination on performance; Obstacles to coordination in the Supply Chain;managerial levers to achieve coordination; Building strategic partnershipsand trust within a supply Chain; Achieving coordination in practice.

Unit-8
IT, Internet and Supply Chain
6 hours
The role of IT in the Supply Chain; TheSupply Chain IT framework; CRM; Internal SCM; Supplier RelationshipManagement; The transaction management foundation; The future if IT inSCM; Supply Chain It in practice.The role of E-Business in Supply Chain; The E-Business framework; TheB2B addition to the E-Business framework; E-Business in practice

Contact Detail :
Visvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
Jnana Sangama, VTU Main Road, Machhe, Belagavi, Karnataka 590018
0831 249 8196
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