Quantitative Models in Supply Chain Management
Course duration: 9 h
This course aims at introducing some of the most frequently used quantitative models for supply chain management under three topics: planning and scheduling, inventory control and distribution management. The scope is to review mathematical models that address problems in these core supply chain management research streams and apply them in workable examples.
- Planning and scheduling (3 h)
- Inventory control (4 h)
- Distribution management (2h)
Keywords: production planning, job-shop scheduling, personnel scheduling, economic order quantity, economic production quantity, vehicle routing.
Prerequisites: background in Operational Research, Basic knowledge of R, IBM ILOG CPLEX via academic initiative https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/university/academicinitiative/
Dr. Emel Aktas
Country: United Kingdom
Place of employment: Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
Spheres of researches: Management Science / Operational Research, decision making, mathematical modelling, scheduling, decision support systems, demand and inventory planning.