[ 515SCSM20 ] Subject Supply Chain and Sustainability Management

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6 ECTS Accumulative subject examination B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Business Administration Sophie Parragh Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Original study plan Bachelor's programme (*)Betriebswirtschaftslehre 2020W
Objectives Students acquire insights into the supply chain management field. They are familiar with the fundamental concepts, models, methods and approaches of supply chain management and they are able to apply them to case study problems. Furthermore, they develop a basic understanding of how environmental and social issues translate into stakeholder, market and regulatory pressures and, ultimately, make companies adopt sustainability management practices.
Subject Part 1: Fundamentals of model building, planning levels and supply chains. Introduction to sales planning, production planning and material requirements planning, Fundamental concepts of inventory management and distribution planning, network and facility location planning and supply chain management in general. Application of spreadsheet tools for decision support Part 2: Business case for sustainability, UN Sustainable Development Goals, Stakeholder-Management, Sustainability management in a circular economy, environmental and quality management systems, product life-cycle management, collaboration across the value chain (e.g. design for recycling), Co-evolution between market incumbents and pioneers
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