Supply Chain Management (LOG311) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Supply Chain Management LOG311 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Dr. Murat Sezgin
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Aim is to give students an overview and a good foundation in the fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in both academic and business circles with best practices. The basic concepts about the supply chain management under the globalization will also be impacted today and future. The concept plays an active and influential role in shaping SCM policies for future development of the sector, in context, to keep qualified individuals up to date throughout student’s professional career and development
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Identify supply chain principles and applications, the evolving supply chain, a supply chain strategy framework and components of a SCM
  • Analyze SCM best practices, traditional core processes of SCM and supply chain competitive strategy and issues
  • Describe value and flows of information and supply chain
  • Examine major obstacles and common problems, overcoming the barriers and managing risk in supply chain integration, creating a sustainable supply chain
  • Discuss the future of supply chain management
Course Content The basic SCM concepts; purchasing, manufacturing flow management, production, marketing, sales, distribution, customer relationship and service management, demand management, order fulfilment, supplier relationship management, IT, product development and commercialization, returns management.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction and definitions to supply chain management Chapter I: Supply Chain Management-Best Practices
2 Basic of supply chain management Section I: Basics of Supply Chain Management
3 The importance of supply chain management Section I: Basics of Supply Chain Management
4 Supply chain management benefits, principles and applications Section II: Basics of Supply Chain Management
5 Beer game Section IV: Basics of Supply Chain Management
6 The evolving supply chain, strategy framework and collaboration Section IV: Basics of Supply Chain Management Chapter 13: Supply Chain Management-Best Practices
7 Midterm Exam Midterm Exam
8 Global core processes of SCM (Globalization) Part II: Supply Chain Management-Best Practices
9 Supply chain competitive strategy and issues Part III: Supply Chain Management-Best Practices Chapter 1: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
10 Value and flows of information and supply chain management Chapter 2: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
11 Major obstacles and common problems, overcoming the barriers and managing risk in supply chain integration Chapter 12: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
12 Creating a sustainable supply chain Chapter 13: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
13 Reverse supply chain management Chapter 14: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
14 The role of international supply chain management Chapter 1: Logistics & Supply Chain Management.
15 Future issues in international supply chain Chapter 17: International Logistics
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Martin Christopher, Financial Times/ Prentice Hall, 2010

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 15
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 25
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 1 - To be able to utilize the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with an interdisciplinary approach in developing expertise on the track of the progress in the globalized business world X
2 2 - To exercise managerial skills by conducting his/her competences in the fields of International Trade and Logistics actively into real processes X
3 3 - To be able to communicate effectively both in written and oral forms with the peers in the department where he/she holds a position and organize professional development activities X
4 4 - To assess the basic and current dynamics of flexible and open fields of International Trade and Logistics in a theoretical framework X
5 5 - To solve the complex problems in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with analytic and independent thinking ability and capability to synthesize them with embracing versatility X
6 6 - To keep professional capabilities updated through improving business practicum by keeping track of the changes and innovations in the sector X
7 7 - To have the characteristics to interpret, inquire and deepen the knowledge acquired during the education process within the existing economic conjuncture X
8 8 - To have the necessary organizational skills and responsibility to create flexible, efficient and rapid solutions to the existing and possible problems with an innovative approach by facilitating sectoral coordination through the practices of International Trade and Logistics. X
9 9 - To be able to use the current and widely used field specific information and software programs besides having up-to-date technical equipment and multiple language skills needed by private sector in both national and international platforms. X
10 10 - To possess the competency in the English language to be able to communicate in every platform effectively, due to the international characteristic of the field they studied X
11 11 - To become individuals having high intellectual and social capacity, vision and moral values and the ability to adapt to group communication X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 10 2 20
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 75