Global Supply Chain Management

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Course No: POMS.4020-061; SIS Class Nbr: 14549; SIS Term: 2930
Course Status: Open Added 11/1/19

Course Description

A supply chain consists of all of the activities and organizations required to produce and deliver a good or service from raw materials to the final end user. Global Operations and Supply Chain Management (GOSCM) involves the coordination of this complex network of organizations and flows of materials, funds, and information among and between the stages of a supply chain. GOSCM integrates the traditional business functions of operations, marketing, logistics, finance, and information systems in an international business context. The course traces the flow of products and services from development through delivery to the final user and will address topics such as global sourcing strategies, managing demand and supply uncertainties distribution strategies and logistics network design for global operations, global strategic alliances, and the role of information technology and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in managing global supply chains. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: POMS.3010 Operations Management.
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  • Core Codes: AIL, IL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Daniel Cotter/Carol Towle
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to Apr 05
  • Chat Hours: Tue 6-7pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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