|Course ID:||MGMT 7130. 1-3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Designing, Managing, and Improving Supply Chains|
|Supply chain management, just-in-time, and total quality management philosophies are discussed, and organizational goals, strategies, strategic objectives, and performance measures are described. These topics provide the systems perspective for effective supply chains. Objectives are to provide the student the concepts and tools to design, manage, and improve the cross-functional links in supply chains.|
|Oasis Title:||DES MAN IMP SUP CHN|
|Prerequisite:||MGMT 7110 or MGMT 7120|
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
The objective of the course is to provide steps/procedures for
managing and improving supply chains by examining the processes
on which a supply is built. Upon completion of the course, one
should have a thorough knowledge of the following concepts:
- Inherent conflicts which arise in supply chains and some
solutions for mitigating their ill effects.
- Basics of supply chain inventory: (1) What are the appropriate
measures; (2) Where should inventory be held, etc.
- Firm's boundary in the supply chain.
1. The design of the transformation process including
environmental factors that dictate the process design.
2. Identifying the needs of specific links and how to design,
manage, measure and improve each link and the overall
effectiveness of the supply chain in meeting the needs of the end
3. Forecasting, demand management, and master planning concepts,
when and where to forecast.
4. Traditional improvement techniques.
5. Just-In-Time improvement techniques.
6. Theory of Constraints improvement techniques.
7. Materials management concepts for managing the materials and
8. Traditional finished goods inventory management concepts.
9. Identifying the appropriate supply chain goals, strategies,
strategic objectives, and measures required to achieve high
consumer service levels.
|Honor Code Reference:|
All students are responsible for maintaining the highest standards of
honesty and integrity in every phase of their academic careers. The
penalties for academic dishonesty are severe and ignorance is not an
Academic honesty means performing all academic work without plagiarizing,
cheating, lying, tampering, stealing, receiving assistance from any other
person or using any source of information that is not common knowledge.