Supply Chain Research Methods
This course focuses on mathematical techniques for managing and improving the supply chain. These techniques include data collection and analysis and forecasting techniques. Moreover, to streamline the supply chain several optimisation techniques from operations research are being taught.
Doelstellingen van dit vak
At the end of this course, the students can use several quantitative techniques necessary for the management and improvement of the supply chain.
Basics in linear programming, statistics and familiarity with Excel.
An advanced level of English.
Ragsdale, Cliff T., Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis, 8th edition, Cengage Learning, 2018.
Hanke, John E. and Wichern, Dean W., Business Forecasting, 9th international edition, Pearson Education, 2009.