MKT-418; Supply Chain Management
With efficient internal production systems and driven by a fierce global competition, companies are realizing the need to improve the whole supply chain. Using advanced information technology, they can now coordinate with their partners to achieve a more efficient and responsive supply chain. In this course, students will be introduced to tools and knowledge that will allow them to develop strategies and models to effectively manage supply chain issues. After an introduction to supply chains and the need for integration, major important issues of a supply chain design and management: location, inventory, logistics, information and e-business, product design and marketing, after sale services, outsourcing and strategic alliances, metrics and incentives and global issues would be covered.