Module details for Making your supply chain digital




The aim of this module is to help students understand how technology is affecting the supply chain.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module the student should be able to:

1.  Assess the supply chains’ current digital state and establish a vision for technology implementation.

Indicative Content

1 Transformation Road Map

Creating a transformation roadmap for supply chain management in a digital environment.

2 Digital Organisation Culture Analysis

Analyses of current organisation and culture, digital organisation and culture management and transformation into digital organisation and culture.

3 Operations Management

Digital Operations management and implementation.

4 Automation

Supply chain automation, Human and technology relationship, Robotic technology, process automation, intelligent processes, formation of technology infrastructure and technology enablers.

Teaching and Learning Work Loads

Teaching and Learning Method Hours
Lecture 2
Tutorial/Seminar 4
Practical Activity 3
Assessment 12
Independent 29
Total 50

Guidance notes

SCQF Level - The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework provides an indication of the complexity of award qualifications and associated learning and operates on an ascending numeric scale from Levels 1-12 with SCQF Level 10 equating to a Scottish undergraduate Honours degree.

Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.


We make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate but it is possible that some changes may occur prior to the academic year of entry. The modules listed in this catalogue are offered subject to availability during academic year 2021/22 , and may be subject to change for future years.