Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM)

SCLM 350, TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 4 Credits

Introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary to quantify the impact of supply chain management decisions on the bottom line. Basic understanding of accounting, finance, production cost, scheduling, and the link between supply chain and overall financial performance. Management of a company’s integrated supply chain using a sophisticated ERP system.

Prerequisite: BA 375 with C- or better or BA 375H with C- or better

Equivalent to: BA 456

Recommended: Senior standing

SCLM 450, SUPPLY AND SOURCING MANAGEMENT, 3 Credits

Use of operations and supply chain management to make sourcing and supply decisions in international business contexts. Topics include purchasing/procurement procedures and policy, supply organization, specifications, sourcing strategy, supplier evaluation, competitive bidding, and e-procurement. Global contexts and environmentally and socially responsible supply management are emphasized.

Prerequisite: BA 270 with C- or better or BA 270H with C- or better

Equivalent to: BA 451

Available via Ecampus

SCLM 451, SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 3 Credits

Focus on the management of global service operations including designing and managing systems to coordinate global information and material flows within and between firms in a supply chain. Covers planning operations, evaluating system alternatives, designing and researching global supply networks, examining complex adaptive systems and evaluating value stream synchronization.

Prerequisite: BA 375 with C- or better or BA 375H with C- or better

Equivalent to: BA 459

Available via Ecampus

SCLM 452, SUPPLY CHAIN MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS, 4 Credits

Introduce decision modeling and analysis tools with a particular emphasis on linear programming and stochastic decision making tools for solving various business decision problems pertaining to supply chain management. The major goals are to enhance students’ ability to think, formulate and analyze business problems using optimization and stochastic simulation (Monte Carlo simulation and discrete-event simulation). The case study approach, lectures, discussions and computer-aided problem solving will be used to develop and apply the relevant concepts and methodologies.

Prerequisite: BA 375 with C- or better or BA 375H with C- or better

Equivalent to: BA 453

SCLM 453, SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS, 3 Credits

Explores modeling methods for design, analysis, execution and integration of supply chains. Introduces students to a variety of modeling and optimization techniques for the analysis of strategic, tactical and operational supply chain problems, including demand forecasting, risk analysis, revenue management, distribution and facility location.

Prerequisite: (BA 357 with C- or better or BA 357H with C- or better) and (BA 375 [C-] or BA 375H [C-])

Equivalent to: BA 478

SCLM 457, SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY, 4 Credits

Covers tools and concepts needed to manage the supply chain effectively. Topics include negotiation, purchasing, logistics operations, and applying e-business tools. Emphasis on creating integrated supply chains.

Prerequisite: BA 357 with C- or better or BA 357H with C- or better

Equivalent to: MGMT 457

SCLM 459, SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE, 3 Credits

Takes a hands-on approach to problem-solving in a real organization. Emphasizes critical problem-solving skills with a topical emphasis on forecasting, inventory management, and supply chain management using a quantitative approach. Applies analytical tools or methodologies to solve business problems solutions and evaluate practical feasibility.

Prerequisite: BA 478 with C- or better or SCLM 453 with C- or better

Equivalent to: BA 454

SCLM 550, SUPPLY AND SOURCING MANAGEMENT, 3 Credits

Use of operations and supply chain management to make sourcing and supply decisions in international business contexts. Topics include purchasing/procurement procedures and policy, supply organization, specifications, sourcing strategy, supplier evaluation, competitive bidding, and e-procurement. Global contexts and environmentally and socially responsible supply management are emphasized.

Equivalent to: BA 551

Available via Ecampus

SCLM 551, SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 3 Credits

Focus on the management of global service operations including designing and managing systems to coordinate global information and material flows within and between firms in a supply chain. Covers planning operations, evaluating system alternatives, designing and researching global supply networks, examining complex adaptive systems and evaluating value stream synchronization.

Prerequisite: (BA 551 with B- or better or SCLM 550 with B- or better) and BA 555 [B-]

Equivalent to: BA 559

Available via Ecampus

SCLM 553, SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS, 3 Credits

Explores modeling methods for design, analysis, execution and integration of supply chains. Introduces students to a variety of modeling and optimization techniques for the analysis of strategic, tactical and operational supply chain problems including demand forecasting, risk analysis, revenue management, distribution and facility location.

Prerequisite: BA 555 with B- or better

Equivalent to: BA 578

SCLM 557, GLOBAL LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT: FUNDAMENTALS AND STRATEGY, 3 Credits

Learn key concepts, basic strategies, and decision-making tools relevant to logistics management, and apply them to real-world logistics problems faced by companies in the context of managing their global supply chains.

Prerequisite: (BA 551 with B or better or SCLM 550 with B or better) and BA 561 [B]

Equivalent to: BA 557

SCLM 559, SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE, 3 Credits

Takes a hands-on approach to problem solving in a real organization. Emphasizes critical problem-solving skills with a topical emphasis on forecasting, inventory management, and supply chain management using a quantitative approach. Applies analytical tools or methodologies to solve business problems solutions and evaluate practical feasibility.

Prerequisite: BA 561 with B- or better and (BA 578 [B-] or SCLM 553 [B-])

Equivalent to: BA 554