Principles of Supply Chain Management and Operations
Give students applicable concepts that move beyond theory. Engaging, turn-key resources provide students with tools they need to develop skills to manage a supply chain successfully. “Principles of Supply Chain Management and Operations” is more than a textbook, as it’s optimized with engaging resources made for educators, by educators!
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Chapter 2 – Challenges and Approaches in Supply Chain
Chapter 3 – Planning and Forecasting
Chapter 4 – Sourcing and Procurement in Supply Chain
Chapter 5 – Inventory Management
Chapter 6 – Inventory Models
Chapter 7 – Transportation in Supply Chain
Chapter 8 – Warehouse and Network Modeling
Chapter 9 – Metrics
Chapter 10 – Global Supply Chains
Chapter 11 – Coordination of Supply Chain Chapter 12 – Application of SCM
Key Learning Objectives
Help set up sourcing and procurement processes
Apply the appropriate forecasting tool for the situation
Find the optimal transportation route
Evaluate demand patterns and calculate the optimal demand
Evaluate a site location
Find the optimal transportation route
Select and calculate KPIs
Create resiliency plan
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AN APPLICABLE WAY TO TEACH SUPPLY CHAIN PRINCIPLES
Supply chains are all around us! This immersive courseware highlights how every aspect of supply chain is important and shows how they affect our everyday lives.
KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Help set up sourcing and procurement processes
- Apply the appropriate forecasting tool for the situation
- Evaluate demand patterns and calculate the optimal demand
- Find the optimal transportation route
- Evaluate a site location
- Select and calculate KPIs
- Create resiliency plan
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About the Author
Danaka obtained her Master’s of Engineering from MIT in systems and supply chain — which is just a fancy way of saying algorithm writing and process optimization. She is a partner at iota consulting, a management consulting firm, where she works in supply chain, project management, and data analytics in heavy manufacturing and technology.
Her work often includes ensures that Navy and Coast Guard vessels have the correct gear, as well as writing predictive algorithms for oil and gas companies or optimizing the supply chain of a global mine. Danaka is also a sessional lecturer at the Dhillon School of Business, where she teaches supply chain and project management.
Danaka is a cofounder and the COO of VitaNova Tech, a fertility company. She wrote the algorithms to better match surrogates and egg donors with intended parents.
Additionally, Danaka is completing her Ph.D. in cardiology at the Cumming School of Medicine, where she is using machine learning to help predict sudden cardiac death (SCD) by rewriting the algorithms used to find certain markers. Danaka sits on the Training and Education Committee for the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada, where she educates Ph.D.s, trainees, doctors, and health care workers in implementing and using technology in cardiac care.
She also sits on the board of motionball, a national fundraising committee dedicated to raising money for the Special Olympics. She looks after a variety of animals as an animal foster parent for her local Humane Society. Danaka routinely mentors high school and university students, helping them to find their passions. She is also an educational counselor with MIT, where she works with admissions to find the best applicants that align with MIT’s mission. She is a certified coach and helps those she works with to achieve their goals and dreams