INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΑΠΟΘΕΜΑΤΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΝΟΜΗ ΠΡΟΙΟΝΤΩΝ / INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Code327
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Vlachos
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000304

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 181
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Courses belonging to the other745
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the other745
Industrial ManagementElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization745

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20051649
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- Understanding of the terms Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Learning quantitative inventory management methods for the case of deterministic and stochastic demand. - Solving numerical examples and problems with the application of the introduced quantitative methods. - Development of critical skill to choose and apply the appropriate quantitative method depending on the case under study.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an international context
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction - The significant role of Inventory management and Logistics. Introduction to Supply Chain Management. Forecasting Methods. Deterministic systems of inventory management: (a) the case of known and constant demand and (b) the case of known and unconstant. Stochastic systems of inventory management: seasonable and innovative products (Newsboy problem), consumable products / multiple periods / (Q,R) systems. Periodic review systems, (s, S) policies.
Keywords
Inventory management, Logistics, Quantitative Methods
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
MS Powerpoint presentations.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures361.2
Laboratory Work260.9
Total622.1
Student Assessment
Description
Midterm and final written exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
(α) Γιώργος Ιωάννου, «Διοίκηση Παραγωγής και Υπηρεσιών», Χρον. Έκδοσης: 2006, ISBN:9603516287, αρ. σελίδων 402. (β) Σωτήριος Δημητριάδης και Αθανάσιος Μιχιώτης, «Διοίκηση Παραγωγικών Συστημάτων», Εκδόσεις Κριτική, ISBN:978-960-218-522-3.
Last Update
14-10-2013