Supply Chain Management (SCM)

SCM 474 - Purchasing and Global Sourcing Units: 3

This course synthesizes the principles of the global supply function, reinforces the steps of the procurement cycle, and evaluates the appropriate sourcing and supply decisions in international business contexts. Topics include global sourcing, contracting, business simulation, spend analysis, decision making, international business context, negotiation, purchasing process, purchasing quality, purchasing services such as transportation, sources of supply, strategic alliances, supply base optimization, and value analysis.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: LGM 201, LGM 202, LGM 210, and LGM 352.