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Supply Chain Management
SUPPLY CHN MGT
CLASS CODE: B 465 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
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.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
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
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004