Graduate Course Descriptions
SCM 6320 (3-3-0) Procurement, Logistics, and Transportation (available Fall 2018)
Procurement focuses on purchasing, sourcing management, and supply management. Maintaining successful relationships with customers and/or suppliers involves an understanding of the philosophy, methodology, and tools for improved demand management, customer service, and alignment of resources. Today’s global environment demands strategies beyond traditional geographical boundaries. Collaboration and coordination using communication technologies for the design, creation, manufacture, and coordination of products expands beyond time zones. Differentials in wage-rates, expanding markets, seamless logistics, transportation and logistics are studied in this course. This course examines in depth transport management for international trade, including multi-modal transportation, air freight, ocean freight, and road transportation, packaging and document preparation required for transportation both offshore and onshore.
- Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
- Prerequisite: MANA 51.521 or undergraduate equivalency.