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Tronc Commun - UE-M-MILES-SCM : Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

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Undestanding the concepts of Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management.

Learning the basics of materials management and knowing the main techniques of Supply Chain Management. 

Objectifs pédagogiques

Course 1.1 : Materials Management

  • Have a big picture of a supply chain from the life cycle perspective, as well as of the physical and information flows across the supply chain
  • Understand the factors that impact materials management and be able to design an inventory management system
  • Understand the importance of planning and the new challenges in materials management in a closed-loop supply chain
  • Understand some modern materials management collaborative techniques that enable supply chain partners to achieve optimal levels of efficiency and agility

Course 1.2 : Basics of Supply Chain Management (CPIM Part 1 certification)

  • Be able to recognize the different elements of the supply chain and to identify the 4 flows of the supply chain
  • Understand resource planning and inventory management in order to reduce costs
  • Be able to identify other sources of flows optimisation
  • Be ready to get the CPIM credential

45 heures en présentiel
réparties en:
  • Cours Magistraux : 45
  • Projet : heures encadrées présentielles : 45

Soit 150 heures de travail global estimé pour l’étudiant.

effectifs minimal / maximal:


Diplôme(s) concerné(s)

Pour les élèves du diplômeManagement of International Lean and Supply chain projects


Format des notes

Numérique sur 20

Littérale/grade européen

Pour les élèves du diplômeManagement of International Lean and Supply chain projects

Vos modalités d'acquisition :

MCQ Test

Group Case studies

individual Exams

Le rattrapage est autorisé
    L'UE est acquise si Note finale >= 10 et aucune Note finaledes Modules <10
    • Crédits ECTS acquis : 10 ECTS

    La note obtenue rentre dans le calcul de votre GPA.

    Programme détaillé

    Introduction to Materials Management

    • Definition of key notions: matching demand and supply, performance measure, trade-off, types of flows, materials management activities, and production policies and typology
    • Introduction to inventory management
    • Introduction to materials requirements planning
    • Introduction to pull and push systems
    • Introduction to the Theory of constraints

    Introduction to Supply Chain Management

    • The Bullwhip Effect
    • Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management definitions
    • Supply Chain Management Business Processes
    • Supply Chain Management stakes and issues

    Business wide concepts

    • Conflicts in traditional organization
    • Typologies and strategies of production
    • Introduction to MRP2 manufacturing planning and control system

     MRP2 planning processes

    • Forecasting and Demand management
    • Sales and Operations Planning & Resources requirement
    • Master Production Schedule & Rough-Cut Capacity Planning
    • Material Requirements Planning & Capacity Requirement Planning

    Execution, inventory management, purchasing and distribution

    • Capacity Management and Production Activity Control
    • Master scheduling
    • Inventory fundamentals and item inventory management
    • Purchasing
    • Physical distribution

    Quality and Lean Management

    • Total Quality Management
    • Theory of constraints
    • Just-in-Time and Lean Management
    • Final exam

    Mots clés

    Supply Chain Management, CPIM Part 1, Material Flow, Inventory Management

    Méthodes pédagogiques

    Face-to-Face sessions,Industrial Projects Presentations, Flipped Classroom, Group Case Studies

    Support pédagogique multimédia


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