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Supply Chain Management

SCMT 3003 Supply Chain Management
The physical supply and distribution function in business management, including channel selection, transportation, facility location, and materials management; concentrates on the analytical and managerial methods necessary for the development and control of an integrated logistics system. Prerequisite: MKTG 3113. (Formerly MKTG 4223)
SCMT 3023 Logistics Management
This course explores logistics and supply chain activities emphasizing integration of transportation, inventory, warehouseing, facility location, customer service, packaging and materials handling. Prerequisite: MGMT 3413.
SCMT 3033 Negotiations and Procurement
This course covers concepts in strategic negotiation, negotiation preparation, buyer-supplier relationship assessment, international negotiations, and negotiation simulation. Included in the course is the purchasing process, procurement cycle, purchasing research, relationships with suppliers, negotiation, and commodity planning. Cost, price, and value analysis are covered. Prerequisite: MGMT 3013.
SCMT (TECH) 3213 Enterprise Resource ManagementSystems
This course examines the role of technology in managing the supply chain. Students are provided hands-on experience in advanced software systems that build on top of enterprise resource planning systems. Major emphasis is placed on demonstrating how these systems result in supply chain cost reductions and service improvements. Prerequisite: MGMT 3013. (Formerly MFMG 3043)
SCMT 4013 Quality Management
Examines the principles and techniques for managing and improving quality in a manufacturing facility. Topics include new product design control, incoming material control, manufacturing process control, and continuous quality improvement. Prerequisite: MGMT 3413. (Formerly MFMG 4013)
SCMT 4033 Project Management
Examines the organization, planning, and controlling of projects and provides practical knowledge on managing project scope, schedule, and resources. Topics include project life cycle, work breakdown structure and Gantt charts, network diagrams, scheduling techniques, and resource allocation decisions. Concepts are applied through team projects and tutorials using project management software. Prerequisite: BADM 2843. (Formerly MFMG3033)