In recent years, logistics and supply chain management has quickly become increasingly valuable and allows companies to remain competitive in their business. This course introduces the problems of supply chain management and how innovative technologies and management methods are used to overcome these problems. Academic training includes procurement and production management, supply chain systems design, supply chain strategy, inventory, forecasting and data management in supply chains, sustainable development and environmental logistics. All topics are presented with relevant case studies. In addition, group activities are included to enhance teamwork and communication skills. The key feature of the module is an innovative business simulation based on the Fresh Connection web technologies. Working as a team and facing various real-time dilemmas, participants will present the functional roles of sales, procurement, supply chain and operations.
The module structure:
- Supply Chain Strategy;
- Supply Chain Planning: strategic, tactical and operational;
- Logistics systems sustainable development;
- Big Data and data management in supply chains;
- The Fresh Connection business simulation.
ECTS CREDITS: 5.0
DURATION: 2 weeks of studies at SPbPU
CLASSES: During the International Polytechnic Summer School (June - August)
Department of International Educational Programs