SCMT 4380 INDUSTRIAL PURCHASING AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT (3 credits)
This course will focus on the strategic procurement of products and services in order to gain a competitive advantage through integrated supply management. Students will learn about strategic supply management, contract negotiation, and supplier quality management. Students will develop an understanding of supplier performance management through the use of supply chain information systems. (Cross-listed with MKT 4380, BSAD 8386)
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SCMT 3410; GPA of 2.5 or better; or by permission of instructor. Not open to non-degree graduate students.
Logistics & Supply Chain Management Concentration
The logistics & supply chain management concentration is for students who wish to focus on the supply chain functions within an organization. These functional areas include logistics (transportation management and scheduling), procurement (purchasing and materials management), effective resource management (lean manufacturing and lean supply chain management), and the three pillars of sustainable chains (people, profit, and planet).