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College Catalog 2016-2017 
College Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BA 347 - Global Supply Chain Management

4.00 credits.
This course focuses on the management of supply chain processes and performance. It will be valuable for students who would like to pursue a career in supply chain, operations, logistics of a manufacturing or distribution firm. We explore important supply chain metrics, primary tradeoffs in making supply chain decisions, and basic tools for effective and efficient supply chain management, production planning and inventory control, order fulfillment and supply chain coordination. We will also investigate topics such as global supply chain design, logistics, and outsourcing, several other recent supply chain innovations. The class format includes lectures, case discussions, guest speakers, and simulation games. The content covers both quantitative and qualitative materials. The cases will feature companies in the service industry, as well as firms in more traditional industries such as apparel and manufacturing. *Prerequisite(s): BA 248 . Spring semester.