Logistics and supply chain management

Faculty: prof. dr. hab. Jarosław Witkowski, dr Bartłomiej Rodawski

Objectives:

The course addresses the issues of writing doctoral thesis in modern logistics management.

The main objective is to present to students contemporary state of research in business logistics and supply chain management from the point of view of possible doctoral theses.

Course organization and administration

The course is organized in one, 10-hours- session that deal with main contemporary problems in the area of customer service, transport and inventory management, supply chain analysis and strategies;

The session will combine the lecture with class discussion.

Required texts/readings

50% of the readings should be devoted to contemporary research in the field described in the doctoral course title

  1. S. Chopra, P. Meindl, Supply Chain Management. Strategy, Planning and Operation, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2001
  2. A. Harrsion, R. van Hoek, Logistics Management and Strategy, Prentice Hall, Harlow 2002
  3. D. Simchi – Levi, P. Kaminsky, E. Simchi – Levi, Designing and Managing the Supply Chain. Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies, Irwin McGraw – Hill, New York 2000
  4. J. Wtikowski, Zarządznaie łańcuchem dostaw. Koncepcje, procedury, doświadczenia, PWE, Warszawa 2003
  5. M. Christopher, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Prentice Hall, New York, 2005
  6. E. Silver , D. Pyke , R. Peteroson, Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling, Wiley, New York 1998

Course Requirements and evaluation:

  1. Adequate preparation for, attendance and participation in the session.
  2. Final exam

Course schedule (10 hours)

Lecture 1

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: M Christopher, Logistics and supply chain management

Lecture 2

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: D. Simchi – Levi, P. Kaminsky, E. Simchi – Levi, Designing and Managing the Supply Chain. Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies; E. Silver , D. Pyke , R. Peteroson, Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling,

Lecture 3

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: J. Witkowski, Zarządznaie łańcuchem dostaw. Koncepcje, procedury, doświadczenia

Lecture 4

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: S. Chopra, P. Meindl, Supply Chain Management. Strategy, Planning and Operation, D. Simchi – Levi, P. Kaminsky, E. Simchi – Levi, Designing and Managing the Supply Chain. Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies

Lecture 5

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: Wtikowski, Zarządznaie łańcuchem dostaw. Koncepcje, procedury, doświadczenia; A. Harrsion, R. van Hoek, Logistics Management and Strategy,

Total: 10 hours     

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