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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSIS 617 - Management of the Supply Chain

3 Credit(s)

This course examines how to create opportunities for revolutionizing manufacturing and logistics, with increased efficiencies in designing, operating, and managing supply chains. This course will present state-of-the-art models and practical tools for supply chain management and multi-plant coordination. Sessions focus on effective logistics strategies for companies operating in several countries and on the integration of supply chain components and their associated information workflows into a coordinated system to increase service levels and to reduce costs. The effective use of the Internet and developments in information systems and communication technologies are presented with real-world case studies that illustrate and analyze important concepts, such as strategic partnering and outsourcing.