ISM5302 Supply Chain and Logistics ManagementBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (TURKISH, NON-THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ISM5302 Supply Chain and Logistics Management Fall 3 0 3 8
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery:
Course Coordinator : Assoc. Prof. GÜL TEKİN TEMUR ASLAN
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course is intended to provide students with in depth knowledge of principles and theory of supply chain management. The goal of this course is to cover not only high-level supply chain strategy and concepts, but also to give students a solid understanding of the analytical tools necessary to solve supply chain problems. This course helps students develop an understanding of the strategic role of a supply chain, the key strategic drivers of supply chain performance, analytic methodologies for supply chain analysis and their interrelationships.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
After completing this course, students should be able to:
• Understand how good supply chain management can be a competitive advantage
• Identify the key drivers of supply chain performance
• Apply analytical methods to practical supply chain problems

Course Content

Strategic modeling of supply chains, supply chain design, tactical planning of supply chains, planning and control of supply chain operations, inventory planning, production and distribution planning in supply chains, bull-whip effect.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to supply chain management
2) Supply chain strategy, supply chain drivers
3) Supply chain network design
4) Uncertainty in supply chain network design
5) Demand and supply management - forecasting
6) Demand and supply management - Aggregate plannning
8) Demand and supply management - inventory planning
9) Demand and supply management - inventory planning
10) Transportation in supply chain
11) Student term project presentations
12) Student term project presentations
13) Student term project presentations


Course Notes / Textbooks: Chopra, S. and Meindl P., Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operations, 3rd Edition, Pearson, 2007.
References: Sanders N.R., Supply Chain Management: A Global Perspective, 1st Edition, Wiley, 2012.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Project 1 % 30
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Project 1 30 30
Midterms 1 30 30
Final 1 30 30
Total Workload 202

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be process oriented
2) To integrate technical specifications with management functions
3) To improve management skills by taking into account the economic, social and environmental conditions
4) To launch fast and agile decision-making process
5) To lead disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams, to develop solution approaches in complex situations, to work individually and to take responsibility
6) To have conscious of professional and ethical responsibility
7) To be aware of economic and legal implications of engineering solutions
8) To have ability of selection and efficient use of modern techniques, equipments and information technologies for engineering management
9) To have verbal and oral effective communication skills by using visual methods in Turkish and English
10) To have conscious of necessity to lifelong learning
11) To be aware of entrepreneurship, sustainability and innovation
12) To be capable of designing and conducting experiments and collecting data, analyzing and interpreting results