LGM 201 - Essentials of Logistics Management Units: 3
Introduction to supply chain management from both analytical and perspectives. Stressing a unified approach, the course allows students to develop a framework for making intelligent decisions within the supply chain. Key logistics functions are covered to include demand planning, procurement, inventory theory and control, transportation planning and execution, reverse logistics, and flexible contracting. Concepts covered include postponement, portfolio management, dual sourcing, and others. Emphasis is placed on ability to recognize and manage risk, analyze various tradeoffs, and model logistics systems.
Term Offered: Spring and Fall