|Supply Chain Management|
|SUPPLY CHN MGT|
|CLASS CODE:||B 465||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||An introductory overview of the discpline of supply chain/value chain management and its impact on all functions within an enterprise. With a focus on basic concepts and principles the course will examine actions and values responsible for th continuous improvement of the design, development, and management process of a supply system, and the effect these have on improving business operations and profitabilit for both customers and suppliers.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||To understand the strategic relationship supply chain management has on all aspects of an enterprise in promoting competitive advantage.
To develop a recognition of the importance of customer and supplier collaboration in today's competitive business climate.
Through case studies and field trips gain an understanding of real-world, world-class supply chaing implementations.
To understand the global nature and interdependencies in managing a supply chain.
To understand various strategic options that may be employed in managing a value chain.
Through research and observation, recognize the role technology plays in facilitating the implementation of a world-class supply and value chain.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Field trips, case studies, research report, exams|
|PREREQUISITES:||B 247 or B 341 and B 361|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2004|