BMGT44280 Supply Chain Sustainability

Academic Year 2020/2021

This course provides a detailed review and analysis of the environmental and stakeholder management tools and techniques used by supply chain managers. The course considers how these techniques fit together to form supply chain management systems and examines their underlying assumptions, approach and role in managerial decision-making. Topics include models of sustainable or responsible supply chain management, the role of management systems in creating more sustainable operations, how to source in a more sustainable fashion, the role of logistics in creating more sustainable supply chains, managing supply chains that engage with or contain social enterprises, NGO’s and regulators, and circular models of supply chain networks.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completing this module, students will be expected to:
1. Critically appraise the current theory and performance of supply chain sustainability
2. Display the ability to assimilate and explain supply chain sustainability concepts
3. Professionally present findings on supply chain sustainability topics both written and oral
4. Prepare supply chain sustainability case study reports
5. Engage in learning using different learning strategies including discussion, group work, and presentations

Indicative Module Content:

Topics include models of sustainable or responsible supply chain management, the role of management systems in creating more sustainable operations, how to source in a more sustainable fashion, the role of logistics in creating more sustainable supply chains, managing supply chains that engage with or contain social enterprises, NGO’s and regulators, and circular models of supply chain networks.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

36

Specified Learning Activities

200

Total

236

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Participation in class, case studies, a formal report and a group project Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
Repeat (CFP) Within Three Semesters
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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Name Role
Dr Steve New Subject Extern Examiner

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