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Course Prefix: MGO   Course #: 303   Keywords: null  

MGO 303LEC Supply Chain Management

Lecture

This course deals with design and management of supply chains for competing effectively in global markets. The management of specific functions within supply chains such as manufacturing, procurement, distribution and inter-organizational information and coordination are dealt with. Some of the topics covered include qualitative and quantitative techniques for optimum configuration of supply chains, principles of postponement in design, mass customization, collaboration and coordination among various players in supply networks, global location factors for offices, plants and distribution centers, vendor managed inventory (VMI), purchasing and buyer-supplier relationships. The qualitative and quantitative techniques discussed will enable managers to minimize cost, reduce inventories, increase speed of delivery, and improve communication in today's supply chains.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall
Requisites: MGO 303 Pre-Requisite: MGQ 201 and junior standing in the School of Management.
 
Published: Sep 13, 2021 15:02:55