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Course introduction and objectives

Concepts and approaches to supply chain uncertainty

2Supply chain fundamentals and segmentation analysisProblem set 1 assigned
3Demand forecasting I: Time series analysis
4Demand forecasting II: Causal analysis
5Demand forecasting III: New product forecasting

Problem set 1 due

Team assignment 1 assigned

6Demand forecasting IV: Connections to planning and management
7Inventory management I: Level demand, EOQ, sensitivityProblem set 2 assigned
8Inventory management II: EOQ extensions, discounts, exchange curves, etc.Team assignment 1 due
9Inventory management III: Time-varying demand (fixed horizon)
10Review of probability and statistics using Excel and textbook

Problem set 2 due

Problem set 3 assigned

11Inventory management IV: Probabilistic demand, safety stock
12Inventory management V: Backorder costs, implied costs, extensions, A and C items
13Problem solving session: Probabilistic demand
14Inventory management VI: Special products — fashion, style, and perishable goods

Problem set 3 due

Team assignment 2 assigned

15Inventory management VII: MRP and DRP systems
16Inventory management VIII: Inventory management and optimization in practice
17Supply chain network design
18Supply chain contractsTeam assignment 2 due
19Auctions in supply chain managementProblem set 4 assigned
20Transportation I: Fundamental concepts, strategic networks, connection to inventory planningTeam assignment 3 assigned
21Transportation II: Operational network analysis
22Transportation III: Routing and scheduling approaches and algorithms
23Transportation IV: Shipper perspective — strategies and approaches for design and managementProblem set 4 due
24Transportation V: Procurement and use of combinatorial auctions
25Transportation VI: Carrier operations and yield managementTeam assignment 3 due

Risk pooling strategies and approaches

Putting it all together — what really happens in practice?

27Final exam


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