This Curricular Unit (CU) presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the main concepts and practices in this vital field. Starting with an in-depth exploration of Logistics and Logistics Management, the CU moves on to the complexity of Supply Chain Management, emphasizing the importance of Aggregate Planning for operational efficiency.
We will address the strategies and challenges in Purchasing and Transportation Management, crucial elements for the success of the supply chain. The relevance of Information Systems will be discussed, highlighting how they facilitate the coordination and optimization of processes.
The growing impact of E-Commerce will be analyzed, as well as sustainable practices and Circular Supply Chain models, reflecting the need for environmental and social responsibility. Finally, we will address the transformative role of Artificial Intelligence, preparing students for the technological innovations that are reshaping this sector.
Students will gain in-depth, multi-faceted knowledge and an up-to-date perspective on the trends and challenges of logistics and supply chain management, preparing them to be effective and innovative professionals in this dynamic field.
- Understand management techniques adapted to the supply chain;
- Understand the advantages of improving logistics management;
- Understand the methods and techniques of supply chain management;
- Acquire the basic skills to carry out integrated planning in supply chain management.
1. logistics and logistics management
2. Supply Chain Management
3. Aggregate Supply Chain Planning
4. Purchasing in Supply Chain Management
5. Transportation Management in the Supply Chain
6. Information Systems in Supply Chain Management
7. E-Commerce in Supply Chain Management
8. Sustainability in Supply Chain Management
9. Circular Supply Chains
10. Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Management
1. Carvalho, J.C. et al. – Logística e Gestão da Cadeia de Abastecimento, Edições Sílabo, 3ª Ed., ISBN: 978-989-561-085-3, 2020.
Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a final digital test, Global e-folio (e-folio G) at the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final exam (100%).
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel. The basic texts are written in Portuguese and English.
English to be able to use complementary books and texts written in that language.