Studying Operations and Supply Chain Management with ChainSim will enable students to solve complex business problems related to the journey of products and services from the manufacturer or provider to the end customer. Students will gain an understanding of the techniques required for managing and improving the integration of resources, processes and customer requirements.
Student/team act as the manager of a small cell phone assembling company. Mission is to:
1) fulfill all client’s needs;
2) leave 50 units of each component in stock (optional);
3) leave 0 final products in storage (optional);
4) earn maximum profit (prices of the final products are fixed).
The assignments require simple calculations which will help you understand the basic relationship in the supply chain.
If teacher log in to the teacher’s view, where it is possible to get a clear overview of group member’s results on every level and give feedback/marks according to the results. On the ranking list teacher will see when and who have finised the simulation. By pressing on the button ”Students Results” detailed simulations will emerge.
During a classroom, the teacher can open the ranking list and organize a competition between the students or teams, demonstrating who will make the best results. Ranking tables and graphics will stay in the server and the teacher can open the results every time if needed.