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2018-2019 Catalog
TRA 4155: Supply Chain Management

Course Description for Supply Chain Management

TRA4155: Supply Chain Management
Prerequisite:  TRA 4202 or TRA 4210
Description: This course examines how and why successful supply chain management requires cross-functional integration of key business processes within the firm and across the network of firms that comprise the supply chain. The distinction between logistics and supply chain management is identified and a framework for supply chain management is presented. Each of eight supply chain processes will be discussed, as well as topics such as: the management components of supply chain management; internet-driven supply chains; electronically linking the supply chain; integrating supply chain strategy to corporate strategy; supply chain mapping; supply chain metrics; developing and implementing partnership in the supply chain; and implementing supply chain management.