Singapore University of Social Sciences

Supply Chain Management Concepts

Supply Chain Management Concepts (CET122)

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Language: English

Duration: 6 months

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Area of Interest: General Studies

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School/Department: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education


This course provides an understanding of what is a supply chain and the issues that need to be considered when designing, planning or operating a supply chain. We look at the importance of supply chain decisions and supply chain performance for the success of a firm. We also examine how a company achieves strategic fit and discuss the obstacles to achieving strategic fit. It introduces the three logistic drivers and three functional drivers and describes how each impacts the supply chain performance. For each driver, there are common metrics used to measure and control the performance of each.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 1
Presentation Pattern: -


  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics

Learning Outcome

  • Explain the role of supply chain decisions on the success of a firm.
  • Discuss the process views of a supply chain.
  • Describe the supply chain macro processes in a firm.
  • Explain how a company achieves strategic fit between its competitive and supply chain strategies.
  • Discuss the issues that affect a company’s strategic fit.
  • Explain the major drivers of supply chain performances (facilities, inventory, transport, information, sourcing and pricing).
  • Discuss the impact of the supply chain drivers on supply chain performances.
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