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2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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BA 3491 - Supply Chain Management

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course exposes students to the flow of materials and information from suppliers to customers in manufacturing and service firms. Topics will include the use of technology, the challenges with an international supply chain, and the various strategies for designing effective supply chains. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Explain and describe the advantages and disadvantages of technology in the supply chain
  • Describe the sources of variability within a supply chain and strategies to mitigate variability
  • Describe the roles and value of each layer in a supply chain.
  • Describe the metrics that can be used to measure the performance of a supply chain
  • Explain the difference between tactical and strategic decision making in supply chain management

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Thomas Eberle

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