Concordia University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

INSE 6300/4/UU - Quality Assurance in Supply Chain Management

(Winter 2011)

Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)

Concordia University






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NEW Exam Sample: 2008-2

New: Exam samples (some questions are about lectures that are not covered yet, so please disregard them):

2007 - 2008

New: Midterm date and time: Monday February 28, 2011 from 20:30 to 23:00


Assignment has been posted (Due date: February 14, 2010)

 Time and Location have been changed. Time: 20:30 to 23:00. Location: H-509


Time:                          Monday, 20h30 23h00

Classroom:                 H-509            

Office hours:              Thursday, 10h00 12h00 or by appointment (Office: EV.7.630)

Instructor:               Dr. J. Bentahar


Tel: 514-848-2424 Ext. 5382

Course Web:    

You can use this web site to get lecture notes, useful links, assignments, and other useful information. It is highly advised to visit the web site regularly.


1) Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation. (3rd Edition)
Sunil Chopra, Peter Meindl
Prentice Hall, 2006

ISBN: 0-13-173042-8


This book covers the main issues of supply chain management and quality assurance principals, including supply chain drivers and metrics, supply chain network design, planning demand, managing inventories, managing uncertainty, and coordination.


2) Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies

David Simchi-Levi, Philip Kaminsky, Edith Simchi-Levi 

McGraw-Hill, 2006 

ISBN:  0-07-249256-2


This book is a reference in the supply chain community. It covers a comprehensive breadth of supply chain principals and challenging issues, particularly inventory management, supply chain integration, and decision support systems for supply chain management.


Examples of Projects:

 Supply Chain Evaluation of Experimental Turbine Blades

 The Supply Chain of Toyota Motor Manufacturing

 Supply Chain Management of ACI China: Transportation and Network Design

 Network Design and Optimization of HODEL: A Gas Home Delivery Company

 Supply Chain Management at Hier China

 Comparative and Critical Study of Supply Chain Management Leading Software: mySAP ERP and Oracle E-business

 Ericsson Supply Model

 Review of the Supply Chain Network of Emerald an E-business Company