SCM – Supply Chain Management
The prerequisite “No D Rule” is strongly enforced for all BUSSTAT, ITM, and SCM courses.
SCM 101 (ITM 101) ORIENTATION TO TECHNOLOGY IN ORGANIZATIONS (1-0-1)(F). Introduction to the role of technology in organizations and how organizations use technology to solve problems. Explore potential careers and career paths for the Information Technology Management and Supply Chain Management areas. May be taken for ITM or SCM credit, but not both.
SCM 345 PRINCIPLES OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). Management of the core operations in manufacturing and services firms. These include planning and control, scheduling, facility location, quality management, supply chain management, inventory analysis, and more PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ACCT 206, BUSSTAT 207, BUSCOM 201 for business majors (or ENGL 202 for non-business majors) ECON 202, and ITM 104-ITM 105 (or COBE Computer Placement Exam).
SCM 366 SUPPLY CHAIN MODELING (3-0-3)(F/S). Introduction to selected optimization models and simulation techniques for managing the supply chain. Topics include developing, solving, and analyzing optimization and simulation models related to supply chain production, inventory, and distribution decisions. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, SCM 345.
SCM 380 QUALITY MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). Introduces the philosophy and theory of quality; the process of planning and designing for quality; the basic tools of quality and business process improvement used by organizations in the U.S. and around the world. Emphasis will be placed on understanding how the tools are implemented to aid in quality and process improvement in supply chain. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, SCM 345.
SCM 408 LEAN SUPPLY CHAIN AND OPERATIONAL CONTROL (3-0-3)(F/S). Integration of lean manufacturing principles and techniques throughout the supply chain. Introduction to manufacturing, planning and control concepts and techniques. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, SCM 345.
SCM 410 SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPORTATION AND DISTRIBUTION (3-0-3)(F/S). Introduction to the transportation, warehousing, and distribution systems roles in creating competitive advantage for global supply chain processes. Emphasis on operation, design, and analysis of effective transportation and distribution systems. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, SCM 345.
SCM 416 PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION (3-0-3)(F/S). Procurement topics including supplier selection, negotiation, contracts, supplier relationship management, and ethical issues, international outsourcing, coordinating and integrating supply networks. PREREQ: SCM 345.
SCM 420 CREATING SUSTAINABLE GOODS AND SERVICES (3-0-3)(F/S). Creation of environmentally sustainable goods and services. Tools and concepts covered include life-cycle analysis, environmental purchasing, green logistics, reverse logistics, closed loop supply chains, design for the environment, industrial ecology environmental management systems, sustainable operations and strategy. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, SCM 345.
SCM 435 PROJECT MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). Fundamental project management concepts and tools are introduced including project planning and scheduling, PERT/CPM, project tracking and control, risk assessment, and resource utilization. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 310, SCM 345.
SCM 493 INTERNSHIP (Variable Credit)(F/S). Field learning in a production and operations management environment under supervision of both a manager and a professor. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, SCM 345.
SCM 495 CURRENT TOPICS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S)(On demand). Introduction to key topics in supply chain management currently receiving heavy emphasis in business practitioner journals and/or in academic literature. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, SCM 345.