152-0357/01 – Supply chain management (RDR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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MAC40 doc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The outpusts of the subject: 1) obtaining the theoretical knowledge about global logistics, logistic concepts, criteria for location in logistics, partnership in supply chains, approaches and methods of logistic analysis and auditing, demand forecast, process cost measurement, 2) understanding and ability to explain the impact of structure and managing the logistic network on logistic variables and economic results, the purpose and using the logistic analyses, 3) ability to implement the methods for time and material consumption measurement and analysis, techniques of demand forecast, process cost measurement, 4) ability to analyse the process and logistic chain with use of more criteria and identify the potential for improvement, 5) ability to design and evaluate appropriate variants of logistic network icluding the risk mitigation.

Teaching methods



Compulsory literature:

MACUROVÁ, Pavla, Naděžda KLABUSAYOVÁ a Leo TVRDOŇ. Logistika. 2.upr. a dopl. vyd. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2018. 370 s. ISBN 978-80-248-4158-8. MACUROVÁ, Pavla, Jana HANČLOVÁ, Leo TVRDOŇ et al. Řízení rizik v logistice. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2011. 268 s. ISBN 978-80-248-2530-0. SWINK, Morgan, Steven MELNYK, Bixby COOPER a Janet HARTLEY. Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain. McGraw-Hill/Irwin. 2nd ed. 2013. 603 s. ISBN 978-0078024030.

Recommended literature:

HUGOS, Michael. Essentials of Supply Chain Management. 4th ed. Hoboken: Willey, 2018. 355 s. ISBN 978-1119461104. JACOBS, Roger a Richard Chase. Operations and Supply Chain Management. 3rd ed. London: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2012. 518 s. ISBN 978-0073525235. SCHROEDER, Roger, Susan MEYER GOLDSTEIN a Johnny RUNGTUSANATHAM. Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases. 6th ed. London: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2013. 558 s. ISBN 978-0073525242.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Studijní opory TpB: https://lms.vsb.cz/course/view.php?id=87964

Other requirements

Elaboration of presentations on submitted actual topics.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Internal and external supply chains, supply chains structure, interfaces i n logistics. Goals, basic tasks and organization support of supply chain management. 2. Contradictions, risks and bullwhip effects in supply chains and directions of their solving (internal and external integration, resilience increasing, rationality). 3. Push and pull principles. Decision making about decoupling points location and about supply network configuration. 4. Basis of standards and information technologies for supply chain management. 5. Lean concept in supply chains - fundamentals and tools. 6.Concept of agility. Efficient Customer Response concept. 7.Advanced approaches in selected tasks concerning demand forecasting and inventory control. 8. Trends in logistics in requirement and production. 9. Trends in warehousing and warehouse management. 10.trends in distribution logistics. 11. Supply chaing mapping, measurement, analysis and improvement. 12. Supply chain risk management.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30 (30) 20
                Zápočtový projekt Project 30  20
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 31
                Písemná a ústní zkouška Other task type 70  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Attendance on seminars minimally 60%.

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