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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5043

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101161

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide the students with the concepts of the major issues of supply chain structure and the strategies for the planning, analysis, design and development of supply chain systems.

Course content

Supply chain concept, definition, elements and roles of supply chain management, strategic fit of the supply chain and competitive advantage, supply chain performance, methodologies for supply chain management strategy formulation, types of distribution network, distribution network design, demand forecast and planning for the supply chain, inventory management, and inventory replenishment techniques.

Textbook(s)

Chopra, S, and Meindl, P. 2019, Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation, 7th, Pearson Prentice-Hall Publishers

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 3 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 4 hours x 3 days
Tutorial 3 hours x 4 days
Online 8 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous formative assessment: Minor Assignment (10%) 3 online activities (5%) Online quizzes and tutorials (10%) N/A 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
Major Group Assignment 2000 words 25% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Continuous formative assessment: Minor Assignment (10%) 3 online activities (5%) Online quizzes and tutorials (10%) N/A 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
Major Group Assignment 2000 words 25% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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