Supply chain management has become a crucial factor in the success of many leading organizations, including for-profit and not-for-profit companies, government agencies, and humanitarian relief efforts. This course will start with principles and concepts of supply chain management, tracing the flows of materials, funds, and information required to develop and deliver products and services around the globe. Topics covered include sourcing, logistics, demand planning, and inventory management, along with the use of quality tools and lean methodologies to improve supply chain operations and develop supplier relationships. This course will also discuss the challenges, key issues, and trends in global supply chain management, such as sustainability, disruptions, security, and innovation.
MBA Manning who have completed ACCT.5010, FINA.5010, MKTG.5010, POMS.5010, MGMT.5010 and MGMT.5110, or MS Engineering Management who have completed POMS.5010, or Permission of Program Coordinator.