Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
These days, services take a large share of gross domestic product. In logistics, the focus has traditionally been on product- based operations but not so much on services based operations such as banks, hospitals or airlines.
This course discusses logistic aspects of services firms and provides students with:
- an understanding of key concepts in managing logistics in service oriented businesses
- the ability to make quantitative trade-offs in after sales service related logistics decisions
Concepts of managing logistics in service oriented businesses:
- Introduction and strategies
- Capacity management
- Demand management
- Delivery management
- Value added services
Lecture, practicals, seminar
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Assignments (30% of the final grade) Written examination (70% of the final grade)
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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