2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

SCM 481 Decision Models for Supply Chain Management

Introduces a variety of models to aid decision making in supply chain management focusing on the integration of business processes from end user through original suppliers. Additional issues covered are concerned with the value added by the supply chain to customers from products, services, and information. Emphasis on applying tools and skills in the areas of spreadsheets, database languages, and statistics to gain insights into the integrated nature of the supply chain. Analysis will focus on optimization, risk analysis, decision analysis, forecasting, resource allocation, new product introduction and production, and inventory planning and control. Role of information systems in supply chain management also discussed. Prerequisite: SCM 330.