Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Students will be taught the supply chain management concepts and principles with applications in various sectors
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Nevin DEMİRBAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the concept and scope of supply chain and the importance of supply chain management
2To evaluate the upword and downword connections among sectors within the framework of the economy principles
3To evaluate the processes of supply chain
4To analyse the chain activities and cost elements for supply chain planning
5To comment the basic logistics activities in the supply chain and logistics organisation
6To analyse implementations of the supply chain with cases in the various sectors
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
- Definition and scope of the supply chain - Supply chain management and its importance - Supply chain processes (raw material supply, processing (factory), stock management, warehouses and warehousing, packaging, target markets and consumer expectations - Supply chain planning (Supply chain activities and cost elements) - Types of integration for various sectors - Distribution channels and retail management (Distribution channel strategies, and information flow in the supply chain and its importance, retail management) -Basic logistics activities in the supply chainand logistics organisation - Implementations of the supply chain with cases in the various sectors
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Course description, scope and importanceIntroduction- Literature Review
2- Definition and scope of the supply chain -Supply chain management and its importance Literature Review
3The place and importance of sectors in the Turkish economyLiterature Review
4Input-output relationships between sectorsLiterature Review
5Types of integration for various sectorsLiterature Review
6Supply chain processesLiterature Review
7Supply chain processesLiterature Review
8Midterm exam
9Supply chain planningLiterature Review
10Supply chain activities and cost elementsLiterature Review
11Distribution channel strategiesLiterature Review
12Information flow in the supply chain and its importanceLiterature Review
13Retail managementLiterature Review
14Basic logistics activities in the supply chain and logistics organisation Literature Review
15The difficulties of supply chain management Literature Review
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
-Bourlakis, M. A. and P. W. H. Weightman, 2004, Food Supply Chain Management, John Wiley and Sons, 236 ss. -Burch, D., 2007, Supermarkets and agri-food supply chains: transformations in the production and consumption of foods, Edward Elgar Publishing, 330 ss. -Chopra, S., and Meindl, P., 2004, Supply chain management: strategy, planning, and operation, Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 567 pp. -Eastham, J. F., L. Sharples,S. D. Ball, 2001, Food Supply Chain Management, Butterworth-Heinemann, 339 ss. -Kağnıcıoğlu, C. H., 2007, Tedarik zinciri yönetiminde tedarikçi seçimi, Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi, 210 ss. -Keskin, M. H., 2008, Lojistik tedarik zinciri yönetimi, Nobel Yayın, Ankara, 218 ss. -Mena,C. 2010, Delivering performance in food supply chains, CRC Press, 544 ss. -Supply chain management: an international journal. 2004. Vol. 9, No. 5, Bradford, England : Emerald Group Publishing,. (e-book) Nebol E., Uslu, T., Uzel, E., 2015, Tedarik Zinciri ve Lojistik Yönetimi, Beta Yayınları, 4.baskı, 372 ss. -Supply Chain Management on Demand: Strategies, Technologies, Applications / edited by Chae An, Hansj̧œrg Fromm. Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2005. (e-book) -Supply chain management theory and practice : the emergence of an academic discipline? / guest editor: Paul. D. Cousins ; co-editors: Benn Lawson and Brian Squire. Bradford, England : Emerald Group Publishing, c2006. (e-book) -Supply Chain Management with APO : Structures, Modelling Approaches and Implementation of mySAP SCM 4.1 / by J̧œrg Thomas Dickersbach. Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2006. (e-book) -Şen, E., 2004, İhracatı Geliştirme Etüd Merkezi- KOBİ'lerin uluslararası rekabet güçlerini artırmada tedarik zinciri yönetiminin önemi, 50 ss. -Tanyaş, M., A.Eser, 2007, 5th international logistics supply chain congress: 8th - 9th November 2007, Proceedings/ İstanbul: T.C. Okan University, 686 ss. -Yamak, O., 2007, Tedarik zinciri yönetimi/çev. Oygur Yamak, Mess yayınları, 187 ss.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14456
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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