Course Descriptions

EBTM 602 INTRODUCTION TO SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (3.00 units)

This course addresses basic concepts and strategies adopted in the SCM. The primary focus is to develop a good understanding of strategic, tactical and operational issues of SCM and become familiar with the integration of various SCM entities. Topics include: supply chain strategy, e-procurement, supply chain risk management, supply chain coordination & integration, value of information (sharing), global SCM, customer value and SCM, dynamic pricing, coordinated product design chain and SC, supply chain performance measures (SCOR Model). Prerequisite: EBTM 501.

EBTM 610 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (3.00 units)

Topics include demand forecasting, capacity planning, sales and operations planning (S&OP), material requirements planning (MRP), inventory management, and operations across the global supply chain. Prerequisite: EBTM 501.

EBTM 620 PROCUREMENT AND SOURCING (3.00 units)

Topics include purchasing decisions and strategy, the legal aspects of purchasing, negotiation and contract management, TQM and purchasing, lean purchasing, global sourcing, supplier selection and evaluation, supplier relationship management, and special purchasing applications such as health care purchasing, government purchasing, professional service purchasing, transportation service purchasing. Prerequisite: EBTM 501.

EBTM 710 LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION (3.00 units)

Topics include inventory, logistics network, warehouse management, transportation infrastructure, transportation management, packaging and material handling, outbound logistics, distribution management, reverse logistics, and international logistics. Prerequisite: EBTM 602.

EBTM 720 SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGIES (3.00 units)

This course investigates supply chain technologies and applications. Topics include the role of information technology in SCM, ERP, internet-enabled supply chain (e-supply chain), portals, exchanges, supply chain software and solutions, radio-frequency identification (RFID), collaboration technology, and the applications of technologies in different type of supply chain industries such as apparel, electronics, food, hi-tech and process industries. Prerequisite: EBTM 602.