Foundations of Supply Chain Management

BUS240 (Not Liberal Arts) Foundations of Supply Chain Management 3 hrs. 3 crs. This course covers the major issues in supply chain management, including: definition of a supply chain; role of inventory; advanced production-inventory models; supply contracts; bullwhip effect and information sharing; vendor-managed inventories and other distribution strategies; third-party logistics providers; managing product variety; information technology and supply chain management; international issues and outsourcing.Preq: MATH 115 or MATH 121.