2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

INSC 70430 Supply Chain Operations Management

1.5 credit hours. Prerequisites: INSC 60600 or 60011. This course serves as an MBA elective. An in-depth study of the theory and practice of supply chain management function in manufacturing and service industries. Supply chain management is the integration of the activities associated with the flow and transformation of goods from the raw materials stage through to the end user, to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. This course provides insights into the conceptual foundations and facilitates an understanding of the strategic concepts and tools necessary for meeting the challenges in the management of supply chains. Topics include management of logistics networks, material flows and the role of information systems technology.