Supply Chain Management (SCM)

SCM 304. Principles of Supply Chain Management. 3 Hours.

A firm supply chain includes all internal functions plus external suppliers involved in the identification and fulfillment of needs for materials, equipment, and services. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

SCM 310. Purchasing. 3 Hours.

This course is an overview of the purchasing process, the responsibilities of procurement professionals, and an understanding of the procurement and sourcing processes. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

SCM 325. Business Statistics. 3 Hours.

This course introduces students to statistical methods used in addressing real world business problems. Topics covered include sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, simple regression, and mutliple regression. Appropriate computer resources will be used. Prerequisite: MATH 2342 and BCIS 1305.

SCM 412. Transportation. 3 Hours.

This course presents the business process for transportation and logistics including all the activities required to move products, money, and information within the supply chain. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

SCM 434. Quality Analysis and Control. 3 Hours.

This course explores how quality integrates fundamental management techniques and technical tools under a disciplined approach. Prerequisite: Junior standing and SCM 325.

SCM 489. Independent Study. 3 Hours.

This course provides individual instruction. Students may repeat the course when topics vary.

SCM 512. Supply Chain Management Systems. 3 Hours.

The supply chain professional learns the basic techniques and concepts which includes building sales and operations plans. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.

SCM 543. Purchasing and Quality Management. 3 Hours.

This course focuses on the management system, which is concerned with planning and meeting customer needs through leadership and strategic planning. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.

SCM 554. Logistics and Transportation Management. 3 Hours.

This course focuses on the functional areas of logistics and transportation, with emphasis placed on the quantitative treatment of the design and planning issues in logistics. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.

SCM 568. Supply Chain Management Financial Strategy and Profitability. 3 Hours.

This course includes case studies, examples, and in-depth analysis of technical issues involved in supply chain management, network design, and strategic partnering. The course engages students in managing a supply chain and provides a starting point for discussing the value of information in the supply chain, strategic partnering, and centralized decision making. This course is equivalent to both FIN 568 and ACCT 568. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.