Supply Chain Modeling

BUS371 (Not Liberal Arts) Supply Chain Modeling 3 hrs. 3 crs. This course is designed to familiarize the student with (1) models of the strategic economic and service tradeoffs involved in supply chain and logistics management, (2) the data and parametric requirements of contemporary strategic supply chain models, and (3) the application of leading software packages to real world modeling problems and issues that arise in the strategic management of logistics networks and supply chains. Issues such as location of facilities, assignment of production and distribution missions to facilities, identification of sourcing relationships amongst facilities, and identification of cost and customer service consequences of alternative supply chain designs are addressed through the application of commercial decision support software packages. This "hands on" course is designed to prepare students for high-level supply chain and analyses and consulting work.Preq: BUS 240 and BUS 369.