MSYS577-18B (HAM)

E-Enabled Agile Supply Chains

30 Points

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Waikato Management School
Te Raupapa
School of Management and Marketing

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: sade.lomas@waikato.ac.nz
: lori.jervis@waikato.ac.nz
: helena.wang@waikato.ac.nz

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: clive.wilkinson@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper explores supply chain strategies and examines how e-commerce and advanced information systems enable increased supply chain competitiveness. The approaches to configuring supply chains to offer high degrees of customization will be reviewed in line with the need to align strategy with market segment.

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Paper Structure

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The format for classroom sessions is a combination of instructor- and student-led presentations to discuss relevant questions, analyse cases, and provide the insights that will help you 'scaffold' your own learning.

Class Representative:

TBC

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Identify and understand the principles of supply chain strategy
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Discussion Leading (2)
    Research Report (3)
    Test (Case) (6)
  • Describe and discuss the critical role of information systems in supporting supply chain operations
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    Research Report (3)
    Logistics Technology Prestn (5)
    Test (Case) (6)
  • Apply supply chain management principles and information systems support to different companies and markets
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    Participation (1)
    Logistics Technology Prestn (5)
    Test (Case) (6)
  • Synthesize research literature into a report demonstrating an in-depth understanding of 1-2 key topics
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    Research Report (3)
  • Verbally and competently discuss e-enabled supply chain strategies
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Assessment

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Separate handouts will detail the specific requirements and assessment criteria for each assignment.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Participation
23 Oct 2018
1:00 PM
15
  • In Class: In Lecture
2. Discussion Leading
5 Oct 2018
1:00 PM
15
  • In Class: In Lecture
3. Research Report
10 Sep 2018
1:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Research Seminar
7 Sep 2018
1:00 PM
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
5. Logistics Technology Prestn
14 Sep 2018
1:00 PM
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
6. Test (Case)
23 Oct 2018
1:00 PM
20
  • Hand-in: Assignment Box (MSC)
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Logistics Management and Strategy, by Harrison, A., Van Hoek, R., and Skipworth, H. (5th edition) Pearson Prentice Hall, 2014.

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Other Resources

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R1, R2 etc. denote assigned reading for the class session. A reading list is available from MyWeb or the instructor.
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Online Support

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Web Support is available via Moodle as follows:

Simply log in and select: MSYS577-18B (HAM) E-Enabled Agile Supply Chains. Moodle will eventually contain copies of all the slides used in class, useful team resources, as well as details of assignments and assessment schedules (these will be posted to Moodle at the appropriate times in the course).

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Workload

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Expected workload is approximately 200 hours in total.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Note any linkages to other papers where the linkage is of importance.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: one of MSYS376, MSYS377, MSYS455, MSYS477 or MSYS576, or equivalent

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