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2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

BPA 237 - Supply Chain Management

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Introduces students to the global supply chain with an emphasis on supply sources, distribution, production planning, information systems, customer service, inventory management, warehouse management, supply chain relationships and challenges facing managers today. Students completing the course will understand supply chain management systems and relationships, and will be able to integrate information regarding the flow of materials across the supply chain.

Prerequisite(s): BPA 235  or permission of department chair.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the various elements of supply chain management.
    • Recognize the elements of and evolution of supply chain management, including but not limited to, purchasing and supply management, logistics, customer service, the customs broker process, the forwarder process, inventory and warehouse management, integrated logistics and strategic logistics management.
    • Explain the political, economic, and social trends that impact supply chain management both locally, nationally and internationally.
    • Explain the functions of supply management, logistics, customer service, the customs broker process, the forwarder process, inventory and warehouse management, integrated logistics and strategic logistics management.
    • Recognize and describe current issues in supply chain management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the strategic impact of supply chain management on individual businesses, industry and the economy.

    • Identify and explain the relationship between supply chain management and the economy locally, nationally and internationally.
    • Identify the unique supply chain management environment in the local area/region.
    • Recognize future challenges in supply chain management in the global market and locally
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking