M.E. Production & Industrial Engineering:Supply Chain ManagementThapar University
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Operation Research and Simulation
Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Production and Inventory Control
Facilities Planning and Design
Emerging Trends in Management of Manufacturing Systems
Supply Chain Management
Introduction: Objectives of supply chain management, key components of supply chain i.e., sourcing, distribution strategy, customer service strategy; supply chain management as Integrated logistics, generic activities, architecture of supply chain, future potential of supply chain management
Corporate Profitability: Link to supply chain, evaluation of SCM strategies, customer focus in SCM, inventory and logistic management, vendor management, just-in-time (JIT).
Quality Management: Inherent link to SCM : Suppliers development, distribution channel, re-engineering of supply chain. IT- enabled supply chain : Electronic data interchange, enterprise resource planning, implementation of IT, Scope of emerging distributed cooperative tele manufacturing over internet
Organizational Issues: Application of knowledge management for effective SCM, social interactions and linking of functional units in a supply chain, Combined core competency of SC : Global sourcing, technology and tools ?essential enablers, framework for managing a knowledge intensive supply chain.
Recent Trends in SCM: Tierisation of supplies, Reverse logistics, JIT II, Milk Round System (MRS), bar coding, Hub and Spoke Concept and other latest concepts.