Knowledge and understanding:
by means of frontal lessons, the student acquires the method and knowledge required to describe, understand and design the supply chain, like strategic choices, product flows, KPIs and performance measurements.
At the end of the course the student will understand how leading companies in their field (food, textile clothing, ebusiness, pharmaceutical) organize the suply chain to compete and generate competitive fiction
Applying knowledge and understanding:
Through practical classroom exercises connected to some important topics, students learn how to apply the acquired knowledge in a real context of design, as well as in multidisciplinary or non-familiar areas.In particular, the student will have to apply the acquired knowledge to the logistics network, stock management policies, KPIs measurements.
The student must be able to understand and critically evaluate the supply netowork; using acquired knowledge, he will have to analyze existing systems and assess their performances and adequacy, assess the impact of strategic, planning and operational decisions, measure supply chain performances.
The student must be able to understand the substantial differences in terms of strategic decisions, planning and supply chain operations required in the various industrial sectors analyzed
Through the front lessons and the assistance of the teacher, the student acquires the specific vocabulary inherent to the supply chain. At the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to communicate the main contents of the course, both written and orally, such as ideas, engineering issues and related solutions. The student must communicate his knowledge through appropriate tools, so numerical problems are solved using common methods in the industry such as tables, diagrams, flow charts, and numerical spreadsheets.
Through the analysis of business case in english the student will be appropriated of the Anglo-Saxon terminology related to supply chain management
The student who has attended the course will be able to deepen his knowledge of production plants through the autonomous consultation of specialized books, scientific or divulgative journals, even outside the topics explained during lectures.
The student who has attended the course will be able to deepen their knowledge on supply chain management in general, through the independent consultation of specialized texts, scientific or popular magazines, even outside the topics dealt with strictly in class.