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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Supply Chain and Logistics Design - AM501031
Title: Supply Chain and Logistics Design
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:6
E-Credits: winter s.:6
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/2 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Vašek Jan PhDr. MSc.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (09.02.2021)


  • Papers covering individual topics will be assigned during the course.


  • Van Weele, A. (2018) Purchasing and Supply chain management. Cengage learning.
  • Monczka, R. M., Handfield, R. B., Giunipero, L. C., & Patterson, J. L. (2015). Purchasing and supply chain management. Cengage Learning.
  • Lysons, K., & Farrington, B. (2016). Procurement and supply chain management. Pearson.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (09.02.2021)

Individuální projekt (krátký přehled literatury vybrané nákupní kategorie): 20 b., Skupinový projekt (společný článek): 20 b., Aktivita (aktivní účast na kurzu): 10 b., Písemná zkouška (esej): 50 b.

Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (09.02.2021)

1. Lean and Agile supply chains,

2. Achieving fit between the logistics/supply chain management and corporate strategy,

3. Reverse logistics,

4. Supply chain modelling and option evaluation,

5. Managing extended supply chains,

6. Supply chain project definition and scope,

7. Project management life-cycle,

8. Project governance structure and teamwork,

9. Project management practices,

10. Problem solving techniques, Decision centre,

11. Project cost planning and assessment,

12. Project quality management,

13. Barriers to optimizing supply chain and logistics design,

14. Managing supply chains in the era of volatility,

Course completion requirements
Last update: Švecová Lenka doc. Ing. Ph.D. (09.02.2021)

Individual project (short literature review of selected category): 20 points, Group project (joint article): 20 points, Course activity (active participation in course activities): 10 points, Written exam (essay): 50 points.