GLBL 3250 - Supply Chain and Logistics Systems
Supply Chain & Logistics provides an overview of supply chain management as a key business function that holistically integrates functions such as planning, purchasing, inventory control, transportation and warehousing. Students will learn about topics such as designing supply and distribution networks aligned with the firm’s business and supply chain strategy as well as improving supply chain performance via SCOR, Lean, and Six Sigma techniques. Students explore how various aspects of supply chain management are integrated within the firm as well as coordinated with suppliers, trading partners, and logistics / Transportation providers to deliver superior customer satisfaction. Making sound strategic and tactical decisions learned by managing a global consumer electronics supply chain via an on-line simulation. Best practices will be investigated by studying some of the world’s top supply chains such as Dell, Amazon, Apple, HP, Starbucks, Zappos, and Zara.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Global Affairs to see the next time this course is offered.