[[ Role and Purposes]] This course contributes to the achievement of one course objective. For the purpose of accomplishment of the course objective, this course will teach students to master fundamental techniques that are useful in making business decisions related to supply chain management. The course will familiarize students with the basic knowledge of supply chain management, especially strategic aspects of supply chain management.
[[ Course Description]] Supply chain management is one of the contemporary themes and one of the key Issues for Managers Today. The main purpose of the course is to provide basic knowledge of business logistics and supply chain management. The function of supply chain management is to design and manage the processes, assets, and flows of material and information required to satisfy customers’ demands. Efficient Supply Chain Management allows companies to develop, implement and sustain supplier management and collaborative strategies. The course aims to provide students with the following knowledge: (i) Acquired knowledge of supply chain management topics and their successful implementation in a business setting; (ii) Practical ability to apply supply chain management theory to actual situations; and (iii) Recognition of the importance of supply chain management research and modeling for successful business operations. This course is helpful for students seeking careers such as consultants, supply chain managers, operational managers, general managers, financial analysts, and policy makers in manufacturing and service industries.