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 Course Title:   Supply Chain Management

 Title Abbreviation:   SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

 Department:    BMT

 Course #:    220

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    521401

 EPC:    245

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

Introduction to supply chain management including key issues, goals and trends, global supply chains, responsibilities of supply chain managers, procurement, technologies, inventory management, logistics, and supplier relationships.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the issues, goals and trends in modern supply chains.
  2. Define the components of supply chain management.
  3. Describe the intricacies of global supply chains.
  4. Describe the responsibilities of supply chain managers.
  5. Demonstrate basic supply chain management skills.
  6. Describe procurement techniques.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of supply chain technologies.
  8. Describe inventory management techniques.
  9. Explain logistics.
  10. Explain the characteristics of effective supplier relationships.
  11. Create an effective supply chain from a simulated case study.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.4 Evaluate decisions by analyzing outcomes and the impact of actions.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Issues, goals and trends in modern supply chains. Components of supply chain management.
  2. Global supply chains. Responsibilities of supply chain managers.
  3. Supply chain management skills. Procurement techniques.
  4. Supply chain technologies. Inventory management techniques.
  5. Logistics. Effective supplier relationships.
  6. Case project.