INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΦΟΔΙΑΣΤΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΤΗ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΕΦΟΔΙΑΣΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΛΥΣΙΔΑΣ / INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Code03ΕΕ62
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorChristos Zikopoulos
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID100001246

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600122949
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course presents to the students the problems related to the management of supply chains and familiarizes them with the strategies and techniques that can help companies to improve their performance and thus improve their profitability
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 autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
The management of supply chains in the contemporary global markets is a complex and dynamic problem. The efficient confrontation of the numerous problems which emerge during the flow of materials, services and information from production systems to end users and vice versa, the exploitation of the opportunities and the effective organization and management of logistics operations are important for the establishment of a corporate competitive advantage. The course presents the basic concepts associated with the management of supply chains, analyzes the processes of logistics and presents a number of related operational research tools. The presentation of theory is supported by the discussion and analysis of case studies concerning Hellenic and foreign firms.
Keywords
Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Quantitative Methods, Case Studies
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Interactive Teaching in Information Center
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination, project preparation and PC-lab examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Christopher M., "Logistics και Διαχείριση Εφοδιαστικής Αλυσίδας", έκδ. Κριτική, Αθήνα 2007. 2. Βιδάλης Μ., "Εφοδιαστική (Logistics): Μία Ποσοτική Προσέγγιση", έκδ. Κλειδάριθμος, Αθήνα 2009. 3. Simchi - Levi, "Designing and Managing the Supply chain with student-cd", έκδ. Επίκεντρο Α.Ε., Αθήνα 2007. 4. Λαϊος Λ., "Διοίκηση Εφοδιασμού", έκδ. Humantec Μ.Ε.Π.Ε., Αθήνα 2010.
Additional bibliography for study
Μπινιώρης, Σ., «Εισαγωγή στη Διαχείριση Εφοδιαστικής Αλυσίδας», Εκδόσεις Πασχαλίδης, Αθήνα, 2003. Παπαδημητρίου, Σ., Σχινάς, Ο., «Εισαγωγή στα Logistics», Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη, Αθήνα, 2004. Βallou, R.H., «Business Logistics / Supply Chain Management», 5th edition, Prentice Hall, 2004. Chopra, S., Meindl, P., «Supply Chain Management», 3rd edition, Prentice Hall, 2006.
Last Update
05-10-2017