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IDS 552 Fall 2008 Supply Chain Management Prof. James K. Ho http://www.uic.edu/~jimho e-mail: jimho @ uic.edu Section # 27838 T 1800– 2030 LC C6 Blackboard Site: IDS552F08 Office: UH 2407 Hours: T 4:00 – 5:00 R 1:00 – 2:00 (other hours by appointment) Scope: Within the framework of forces that shape competitive strategies, we learn the critical role of good supply chain design, planning, and operations for businesses in the global economy. The key drivers of supply chain performance: facilities, inventory, transportation, information, sourcing, and pricing are studied on both a conceptual and practical level. While analytic methodologies are introduced, the emphasis is on identifying their effectiveness in the context of competitive forces in a given business environment. Required text: Sunil Chopra & Peter Meindl, "Supply Chain Management: Strategy. Planning, and
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Unformatted text preview: Operation" 3rd ed, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2007. ISBN 0-13-173042-8. Required reference: Michael E. Porter, “The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy”, Harvard Business Review , January 1, 2008. [available online in UIC library system] Format: Lectures, seminars, discussions. Students work in teams (of 5) on seminar assignments and a term project. Evaluation: Seminars: 30% Term Project: 30% Tests: 2 x 20% [must average 17/20 on tests for A] Schedule (tentative) : 8/26 Introduction 9/2 Strategic Teams 9/9 Competitive Forces 9/16 Classification of Industries 9/23 Strategic Framework for Supply Chains 9/30 Cont’d 10/7 Network Designs 10/14 Supply and Demand 10/21 Inventory Management 10/28 Transportation Networks 11/4 Cross Functional Drivers 11/11 Pricing and Revenue Management 11/18 Coordination 11/25 Integrative Project 12/2 Cont’d...
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