BMG 180: Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
The course covers the concepts, processes, and strategies of Supply Chain Management (SCM), which involves the coordination of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to ensure that products and services are available to the final consumer in a timely and cost-effective fashion while maintaining the service level customers demand. Topics include 21st Century supply chains and network designs, procurement and manufacturing, integrated operations planning, inventory management, transportation operations, warehousing and materials handling, relationship management, as well as operational and financial performance measures. Attention is paid to aligning supply chain strategies with corporate goals, analyzing current ethical and sustainable issues, and employing various analytical techniques used in solving supply chain-related problems.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6
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