A comprehensive study of concepts, processes, and strategies used in the development and management of global supply chains. Topical coverage will include: supply chain management, production planning and inventory control, order fulfillment and supply chain coordination; and global supply chain design, logistics and outsourcing.
For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.
BUSI 740 builds upon the advanced concepts and techniques learned in the preceding courses. It provides a broad introduction to many of the critical aspects of supply chain management. Through the use of cases studies and research, the student will examine and discuss the basic topics of inventory management, distribution systems, and customer value, as well as the more advanced topics of business processes and information technology, risk management, and issues in supply chain management that are the result of globalized markets.
Textbook readings and presentations
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.
This course requires 4 distinct discussions. In each discussion, the student will post one thread of 500–700 words The student must then post replies of at least 250 words on 2 of their peers' threads. All posts must be in current APA format. The specific requirements, point weightings, grading rubrics, and due dates are listed in the course.
Case Study Assignments (4)
This course requires 4 distinct Case Studies. The student will answer varying questions in current APA format. The specific requirements, point weightings, grading rubrics, and due dates are listed in the course.
The Literature Review Assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool. This assignment will allow students to submit a draft of the final submission and make any necessary edits prior to submitting the final assignment.
Literature Review Assignment
This course requires 1 Literature Review. The student will write a 19-page literature review (not including title, abstract, and reference pages) in current APA format. The specific requirements, point weightings, grading rubrics, and due dates are listed in the course.