Course syllabus ITR - Innovative Trends in International Supply Chain Management (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title:
Innovative Trends in International Supply Chain Management
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Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
full-time, 1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study:
Form of teaching:
lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits:
Classified fulfillment of requirements (5 credits)
Course objective:
This course provides insights into planning and organization principles in Supply Chain Management, especially into innovative trends either in technological (Industry 4.0) or organizational (lean management, system thinking and sustainability) aspects with special focus on the automotive industry.
Course methods: Seminar-style tuition, excursions and guest lectures, case studies, international team work
Course content:
Introduction: Definitions, examples and goals of SCM (allowance 4/1)
2.Specifics of Supply Chain Management in the automotive industry (allowance 4/2)
Innovative organizational trends – Systems thinking (allowance 1/1)
Innovative organizational trends – Lean: principles, tools and its application (allowance 1/1)
Innovative organizational trends – Sustainability: economic, environmental and social aspects (allowance 1/1)
Innovative organizational trends – Transition between new SCM concepts (LARG, SSCM) (allowance 0/0)
Innovative organizational trends – New SCM concepts (SCM 2.0, WCM) (allowance 0/0)
Innovative technological trends – Industry 4.0 (allowance 1/1)
Performance management – Tools for Performance Management in SCM (allowance 1/2)
Invited lecture – actual situation in automotive (logistics, production, etc.) (allowance 1/1)
Excursions in practice (OEM, supplier or Logistics services provider) (allowance 0/4)
Excursions in practice (OEM, supplier or Logistics services provider) (allowance 0/4)
Learning outcomes and competences:
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Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures
12 h
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     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials
24 h
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     Course reading and ongoing preparation24 h
0 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work32 h0 h
     Composing of presentation
24 h
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     Preparation for final test
24 h
0 h
Total140 h
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Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation10 %
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Term paper30 %
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30 %
0 %
Final test
30 %
0 %
100 %0 %
Course completion:
Active lecture/seminar participation, working out and presentation of term paper, final TEST preparation.
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
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Reading list:
Study plans:
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Run in the period of:
Course tutor: Ing. David Holman, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Teaching language: English

Last modification made by Mgr. Luděk Švejdar on 11/07/2019.

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