MBA 6512 - Supply Chain Management (2)

Supply Chain Management considers the flows of goods and information among all of the firms that contribute value to a product, from the source of raw materials to end customers. We will use concepts from marketing, operations, information technology and international business as we explore global supply chain strategies and relationships. You will be exposed to ways of combining multiple players and geographically-dispersed activities into an integrated system. You will become conversant in important principles such as lead-time reduction, risk pooling, postponement, inventory placement, and information value. We will use these concepts to explore strategic sourcing, risk mitigation through supply contracts, outsourcing of selected functions, and the role of the internet. Prerequisites: MBA 6106 or MBA 6103 or MBAI 5006 or concurrent MBA 6016 or (MBA 618 and MBA 616 ) Degree restricted to Master of Business Admin. Restricted to Graduate level; Business Administration, Business Administration, Business Administration, and Business Administration majors