Course Descriptions - Supply Chain Mgt
SCM121 Global Supply Chain Management (3-0-3)

This course introduces the dynamic nature of supply chain management for products and services and addresses the impact of the global economy on the management process. Topics covered include formulating strategies for superior customer service, quality, logistics, inventory management, performance measurement, information management, and integrated supplychain management in a highly competitive global market.

SCM145 Inventory Contr & Warehse Mgt (3-0-3)

This course introduces the importance of effective inventory control and warehousing operations as a potential major source of competitive advantage to an organization. Topics include the basics of production planning and control, forecasting, the fundamentals of inventory management, the physical inventory and warehouse management functions, effective distribution systems, and how operating planning and control systems relate to just-in-time and lean production.

SCM221 Transportation Management (3-0-3)

This transportation management course explores the role of transportation as a critical link in global supply chain management. Topics covered include an examination of the external forces impacting supply chain management, the various modes of transportation and their current operations and the various critical transportation management issues and challenges facing today's supply chain managers.

SCM225 Princ of Operations Management (3-0-3)

This operations management course introduces the student to an area of management concerned with overseeing, designing and controlling the process of production and designing business operations in the production of goods and services. It introduces a set of activities that creates value in the form of goods and services by transforming inputs into outputs. Topics covered include a global view of operations, project management, forecasting, designing operations, and managing operations. PR: MAT 126

SCM230 Purchasing & Logistics Mgt (3-0-3)

This course introduces the role of purchasing and procurement in supply chain management. Topics include building supplier relationships, sourcing, price theory, procurement, production, quality assurance, inventory, warehousing, logistics and customer relations. In addition, the course introduces standard policies and operating procedures, negotiation techniques, planning, organization and the legal aspects of purchasing. The ethical conduct associated with purchasing and procurement functions is also studied.

SCM240 Fund of Internat'l Logistics (3-0-3)

This course introduces the student to the concepts that are important to global managers who are actively exporting or importing goods or are otherwise involved in international trade operations. Topics covered include documentation, terms of payment, terms of trade, exchange rates, exposure, international insurance, customs clearance, agency and distributorship sales contracts, packaging, transportation, and security issues. PR: MGT 135

SCM250 Logistics Application of ERP (3-0-3)

This logistics applications course examines how an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system can be an important means to upgrade the quality of information systems. The course provides an understanding of the issues affecting ERP systems and the implementation of ERP in a competitive global environment. PR: SCM 121

SCM999 Supply Chain Mgt Elective (0-0-4)




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