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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUS 657 - Global Supply Chain Management

Prerequisite, BUS 606 , or EMBA 606 . This course explores the key issues associated with the design and management of supply chains, providing an overview of the concepts and decision processes in effectively managing the flow of goods, services, and information in a global environment. Topics covered include a strategic framework for supply chain management, managing inventories in the supply chain, strategic positioning of safety stocks, logistics and supply chain strategies, integrated supply management, global sourcing, supply chain design and operation, design for supply chain principles, risk pooling, supply chain coordination and bullwhip effect, supply chain related strategic alliances, the role of information technology in the supply chain, and emerging trends in supply chain management. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits