Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this course, graduates will be able to:
- Explain classic supply chain models
- Critically evaluate classic supply chain models
- Analyse supply chain decisions and frameworks
- Evaluate supply chain performance metrics
- Develop quantitative models for analysing supply chains
- Evaluate supply chain effectiveness
- Identify supply chain problems and opportunities
- Design key supply chain elements and strategies
- Evaluate supply chain risks
- Ability to communicate effectively in business discussions
- Continuous learning ability
- Problem identification and solving capability
- Analysis through decomposition
- Ability to adapt frameworks to new contexts
- Relationship development capability
- Research skills and information assimilation for problem solving
- Data analysis
Graduates will have or be able to:
- Highly developed cognitive, analytic and problem-solving skills.
- Capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning.
- Intellectual curiosity and creativity including understanding of the philosophical and methodological bases of analysis and research activity.
- Extensive knowledge of the discipline of supply chain management.
- Informed respect for the principles, disciplines, values and ethics of the supply chain management profession.
- Ability and self-confidence to comprehend complex supply chain concepts, to express them lucidly, whether orally or in writing, and to confront unfamiliar problems.
- Awareness of advanced communications technologies and modalities, sound working skills in the application of computer systems and software, and receptiveness to the expanding opportunities of the 'information revolution' as applied to supply chain management.
- International awareness and openness to the world, based on understanding and appreciation of global supply chain challenges.
- Ability to plan work and to use time effectively.
Last updated: 11 June 2022