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MGT 5167 Supply Chain Information Technology


Course Description

Focuses on supply chain management (SCM) from a technical perspective. Covers operations management, decision models, logistics, and provides an emphasis on demand forecasting, aggregate planning, sustainability, and network design. Students perform projects to simulate information and material flow through multiple organizations in the supply chain.

Course Objectives

  • Understand how supply chain management provides a competitive advantage in an organization
  • Recognize the impact of demand on the supply chain
  • Consider competitive advantages and disadvantages to managing supply chains through various methodologies
  • Learn how to measure for performance and efficiency in a supply chain
  • Understand the flow of inventory, information, and finances in a business environment
  • Design supply chain networks for local and global organizations
  • Analyze the balance between customer satisfaction and inventory management efficiency
  • Explore information tools used in modern supply chain management
  • Understand the role of information technology with modern SCM practices

The course description, objectives and learning outcomes are subject to change without notice based on enhancements made to the course. December 2015