FP-SlkrKAcad. year: 2022/2023
Companies are still working in complex and global environment, which cause that structure and numbers of subjects between enterprise and their customers are still changing, extend, complex and cost-consuming. Each successful company need effective, flexible and resistant logistics system. Logistics management is becoming not only through different mode of transportation, handling and other logistics activities, the source of effective supply chain management, but also possible kind of service, which has the priority position of interests of both the professional and practice.Course is focused on complex development of logistics management of company, which leave individual company level of logistics (i. E. management of materials, information, data and finance flows) and move to higher level of supply chain management (or supply network management).
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Number of ECTS credits
Mode of study
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will be able to creatively participate in formulation and creation of logistics conception of company. Students obtain the basic knowledge of principles, forms arrangement of logistics structures (inc. how could be manage), which is important for the value creation for the final consumers or each user. Key course knowledge are combination approaches of product-oriented conceptions (i. E. Right Chain Methodology) and strategies (e. g. Postponement); integrated logistics conception, but also approaches how to apply and manage logistics structures through lean, agile, leanagile or sustainable principles. The application of continuous and critical evaluation of logistics conception and updates according to current trends (e. g. Industry 4.0; SMART or autonomous logistics approach) is emphasized.
Students are expected to have the following knowledge and skills when they begin the course: Conceptually-strategic areas of courses (Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing and Business Development, Corporate Social Responsibility Management), categories of value orientation courses (Strategic Production Management, Service Design Management) and cross-sectional area course (Management Information Systems).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 Methods of teaching and teaching staff of Consolidated Version of The Study and Examination Rules of BUT. The course contains lectures that explain basic principles, problems and methodology of the discipline. Lectures are based on combination of receptive education methods with activation attributes.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
The course is finished by written form of the exam, which focus on practical understanding and application of logistics management approach. Final mark follows from number of points and respect ECTS (the maximum number of points is 100).
Completion of the course:
The written exam has an open book form. The exam contains a task assignment with open questions and a set of closed questions.
Completion of the course for students with individual study:
Exam which contains a set of open and closed questions. Students should contact the teacher at least 4 weeks before exam date.
Distance Course Completion:
Exam which contains a set of open and closed questions.
1. Logistics concept management. Logistics conception decomposition. Relationship of logistics concept and strategic management. Methods, steps, creation and implementation of logistics conception.2. Network environment. Channel Management. Logistics structures. Logistics chain. Logistics chain decomposition. Basic supply chain a their further generation. Typology of supply chains. Logistics network. Specification, conditions of logistics structures management in different industries.3. Attributes of logistics management. Methods and manners of logistics structures design and changes. Long term requirements of concept. Sustainable network structures and supply chains.4. Categorization of logistics management of company. Traditional approaches. Independent approaches. Collaborative approaches. Partner Relationship Management. Collaborative approaches of logistics concept design. Combined approaches.5. Product oriented logistics conception. Prognostic oriented management. Demand oriented management. Postponement strategy. Intensive, exclusive and selective distribution strategy. 6. Integrated logistics conception. Structure, elements and relationship of integrated logistics conception.7. Value management in logistics. Structure, elements and relationship of Management of Value. Structure, elements and relationship between Management of value and logistics concept design.8. Lean logistics management. Structure, elements and relationship of lean logistics conception.9. Agile logistics management. Structure, elements and relationship of agile logistics conception. Management of resistant, agile and sustainable supply/logistics chains.10. Further development of logistics management. Industry/Logistics 4.0. SMART logistics. Autonomous logistics and problems.
Conception and systems of logistics management and suppliers’ structures are key interdisciplinary area business management of each company. Students will be made familiar with categorization, formulation, creation and realization of logistics conception regardless company value orientation.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Attendance at lectures is not compulsory, but is recommended.
Recommended optional programme components
Prerequisites and corequisites
Classification of course in study plans
Guided consultation in combined form of studies
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