n.BA.FM.QMSCM.15HS (Quality Management and Supply Chain Management) 
Module: Quality Management and Supply Chain Management
This information was generated on: 01 October 2022
No.
n.BA.FM.QMSCM.15HS
Title
Quality Management and Supply Chain Management
Managed by
Marcel Burkhard
Credits
4

Description

Version: 1.0 start 01 August 2015
Study programme Facility Management
Courses/Weighting
Code Name of course Weighting
n.BA.FM.QUMS.15HS.V Quality and environmental management systems 50%
n.BA.FM.SCM.15HS.V Supply chain management 50%
     
     
     
     
Status Elective module
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Entrance requirements  
Follow-up modules  
Comments This modul is being offered in the 5th or 6th semester.
Telephone +41 (0)58 934 58 01
Email marcel.burkhard@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module
Course: Quality and Environmental Management Systems
No.
n.BA.FM.QUMS.15HS.V
Title
Quality and Environmental Management Systems
Managed by
Franziska Zimmermann

Description

Version: 1.0 start 01 August 2015
Status Elective course
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Total workload in lessons
Semester 5. / 6. Semester
Lectures 28
Coached selfstudy -
Autonomous selfstudy 32
Total workload 60
Lecturer(s),
Speaker(s),
Associate(s)
Franziska Zimmermann
Learning outcomes and competencies  
Course content  
Language of instruction German
Expected attendance  
Assessment Performance grade (100%)

If 5 or fewer students take part in a repeat exam, the test can be modified at the request of the lecturers: ie, instead of a written, an oral examination will be held. This requires the written consent of the students. (Please notify the altered examination form to pruefungsadmin.lsfm@zhaw.ch; form can be obtained from the Admissions Office.)
Bibliography  
Entrance requirements  
Follow-up courses  
Comments This course if being offered in the 5th or 6th semester.
Telephone +41 79 782 45 87
Email franziska.zimmermann@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module
Course: Supply Chain Management
No.
n.BA.FM.SCM.15HS.V
Title
Supply Chain Management
Managed by
Marcel Burkhard

Description

Version: 1.0 start 01 August 2015
Status Elective course
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Total workload in lessons
Semester 5. / 6. Semester
Lectures 28
Coached selfstudy -
Autonomous selfstudy 32
Total workload 60
Lecturer(s),
Speaker(s),
Associate(s)
Prof. Marcel Burkhard
Dr. Tatiana Starostina
Learning outcomes and competencies The understanding of both the interfaces between micro- and macro-economics and FM-oriented supply chain management

Students have mastered the principles, concepts and quantitative methods of supply chain management, especially
  • demand planning
  • product optimisation
  • optimisation of transport and logistics
  • storage and stock monitoring
  • optimisation of operating systems and processes
The lessons are designed to give students an insight into the role of supply chain management and production management. They should guide the students to think and act entrepreneurially.

The lessons are intended to make the overall context of logistics in the supply chain understandable, and enable students to weigh up and make strategic and operational supply chain decisions.

Classes provide a variety of basic tools to solve logistics issues.

Based on a simulation game on the topic of supply chain management students will experience the networked relationships within a company, and in particular recognize the goal conflicts that arise in the management of a company due to prevailing systems.
 
Classes in Supply Chain Management promotes among students:
  • The structured analysis of issues and questions
  • the ability to structure problems conceptionally, to transfer them into the mathematical language of a spreadsheet and to solve them.
  • Teamwork
  • Independent solving of exercises
Course content Part 1: logistics management game with a focus on supply chain management

Three areas are central:
  • Inbound,
  • Outbound and
  • In-house logistics
The business game is designed to
  • make the overall context of logistics in the supply chain understandable
  • enable students to weigh up and make strategic and operational logistics decisions
Content:

Operational decisions:
  • Procurement of raw materials (supplier, quantity, JIT or warehouse, ...); supplier, (order quantity)
  • Transport (warehouse, wholesaler, end customers); personnel decisions (recruitment/dismissal, trainingprices (differentiation between wholesale customers and end customers);
  • Decision concerning shipper or transport companies (MoB, bid evaluation); marketing
  • Production planning, plant and staff workloads
Strategic decisions:

Strategic alliance (cooperation with suppliers of merchandise); logistics service providers (short-term or long-term relationship) market orientation; production strategies, introduction to various market and price segmentations

Part 2: Principles of SCM
  • Conceptualisation
  • Work out managerial and operational fundamentals of SCM based on the simulation game.
  • Key figures in SCM
  • Selected instruments of SCM
  • Materials management & logistics
  • Procurement planning
  • Procurement strategy
  • Demand and optimal product availability
  • Demand, production and inventory
  • Production logistics
  • Storage and stock control
  • Storage types
  • Warehousing
  • Internal logistics
Excel exercises and examples on selected topics
Language of instruction German
Expected attendance -
Assessment Performance grade (100%)

Wenn bei einer Repetitionsprüfung 5 oder weniger Studierende teilnehmen, kann die Prüfungsform auf Antrag des/der Dozierenden abgeändert werden: d.h. anstatt einer schriftlichen kann eine mündliche Prüfung abgehalten werden. Dazu braucht es das schriftliche Einverständnis der Studierenden. (Bitte entsprechende Meldung der geänderten Prüfungsform an pruefungsadmin.lsfm@zhaw.ch; Formular kann beim Studiensekretariat bezogen werden.)
Bibliography
  • Lecturer’s script
  • Business game handbook
  • Various literature recommended by the lecturers
Entrance requirements Mathematics
Applied statistics
Computer science, in particular, good Excel skills
Economics
Follow-up courses  
Comments This course is being offered in the 5th or 6th semester.
Telephone +41 (0)58 934 58 01
Email marcel.burkhard@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module