Strategy and Practice in Supply Chain Operations
This course discusses the broad context of supply chain operations and strategy and the various types of strategic decisions entailed in operations. It also explores how the operations and supply chain can be affected by competition as well as the incorporation and integration strategies of the supply chain. Moreover, it familiarises participants with topical strategic issues encountered by different sectors and professions in their supply chains and operations. For instance, these issues include new methodologies in several professions or sectors, supply chain management and logistics, management of present operations, new technological advances in addition to the relevant matters and triggers of change in the operations and supply chain management including sustainability.