2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

Offered by Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems
College of Business and Technology

SCM Courses

SCM 317 - Principles of Supply Chain Management - 3 hours
Prereq: sophomore standing
The theories, principles and methods involved in supply chain management with emphasis on creating customer value. Discussion of present day issues and policies related to establishing competitive strategies, market development, brand loyalty, collaborative innovation, and new product launches.
SCM 402 - Materials Management and Procurement - 3 hours
Prereq: junior standing
This course presents the basic principles in purchasing and outsourcing and their management as a critical subsystem within an organization. Topics will include purchasing policy and procedures, purchasing strategies, value analysis, materials planning, make-or-buy decisions, vendor management, principles of inventory management, in a wide range of sectors such as wholesalers, retailers, dealerships, manufacturers, government and other service providers in both technical and non-technical industries.
SCM 403 - Logistics and Transportation - 3 hours
Prereq: junior standing
Logistics can be defined as the management of goods, services and information flows from the original source of raw materials to the final consumer in a manner which produces customer satisfaction and value. This course will cover many aspects of business logistics including supply chain management, demand management, customer service, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, global logistics and information flow.
SCM 476 - Supply Chain Management Internship - 3-9 hours
Prereq: SCM 317 and junior standing and approval of course instructor
A work experience program planned for students preparing for employment in the field of supply chain management. The learning situation is organized and supervised cooperatively by the academic department and the personnel of approved business partners. Work experience is approved and evaluated by the department.

21 Feb 2012