2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

INSC 70620 Supply Chain Information Tools and Technologies

1.5 credit hours. Prerequisites: INSC 60600 or 60011. Effective supply chain management is heavily dependent on integration of state-of-the-art information tools and technologies. This course will provide an understanding of supply chain models and practical tools for effective decision making and integrated supply chain management (for example ABC segmentation, demand forecasting and planning, inventory management, distribution management and multi-plant coordination). The emphasis will be on exploring tools and off-the-shelf software packages that have been proven effective in many industries, and on identifying and understanding implementation issues associated with the use of such tools.