2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

INSC 70793 Global Supply Chain Experience

3 credits. Prerequisites: Student must have SCMT-MS degree plan. This global immersion course provides students with an immersive experience in a region of the globe. The course typically involves travel to multiples countries within one of the major regions (Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific) where students will tour various supply chain operations. The focus of the course is challenges and opportunities associated with sourcing from and serving global markets. Topics include manufacturing capabilities and transportation infrastructures, labor availabilities, input cost and quality differences, and differences in national culture and business practices.