M.E. Production & Industrial Engineering:Supply Chain Management

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Patiala
  • Master
  • Patiala


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester

Manufacturing Engineering
Advance Metrology
Operation Research and Simulation
Quality Engineering
Research Methodology

Second Semester

Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Production and Inventory Control
Industrial Automation
Facilities Planning and Design
Emerging Trends in Management of Manufacturing Systems

Third Semester

Thesis (starts)

Fourth Semester


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.

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