Jul 22, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SCM 310 - Supply Chain Management

Adoption of a supply chain orientation toward business management which emphasizes the inter-functional and inter-firm relationships that contribute to improving coordination of operations and performance of organizations that participate in various types of supply chains. Supply Chain Management certificate students also need permission from the department chair to enroll. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, and Spring).

Prerequisites: (BUS 221 and ECON 201 and admission to a College of Business major); OR (BUS 221 and ECON 201 and declaration of a Supply Chain Management minor); OR (Declaration of Supply Chain Management certificate and permission of department chair) OR (admission to a College of Business Graduate Program): OR (BUS 221 and ECON  201  and admission  to the  Integrated  Energy  Management Program).

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the typical structure and processes associated with supply chains in different product and service oriented industries
  • Explain the concept of “Supply Chain Orientation” and how it is relevant to decision making throughout organizations.
  • Select appropriate quantitative and qualitative models used to make decisions related to forecasting, inventory management, production planning, service and other supply chain related activities.
  • Diagram and explain processes associated with lean and six sigma operations improvement practices
  • Propose the most appropriate  general supply chain strategy based on product, market, service and operational consideration
  • Construct basic process maps for different supply chain related processes related to purchasing, operations, distribution and customer relationship activities
  • Discuss current events affecting local, national and global supply chain operations and organization performance
  • Evaluate the impact of demand variation on operations and performance in different supply chains
  • Compare how different supply chain operating alternative affect service and financial performance of an organization.
  • Estimate the impact of different supply chain related operating tradeoffs on service, operational performance and financial performance
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