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Fall 2013
Apr 24, 2014
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SCMG 267 - Supply Ch Operations Mgmt
This course provides insight into the role of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in linking the functions and business entities responsible for the exchange of goods, services and information to complete the business transaction from supplier's supplier to customer's customer. The course focuses on managing the flow of materials, goods, services, information and cash via the processes, technologies, and facilities that link primary supplier through to ultimate customers. Attention is given to such managerial concepts as forecasting, production planning, materials planning, purchasing, production, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, materials handling and customer service. Recognition is also given to important interrelationships between supply chain management, marketing, and financial management. Interdisciplinary managerial concepts are presented to show how integration of the supply chain processes offers great potential for improving corporate profitability and return on investment.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

SCMG 375 - Supply Chain Process Improvmnt
An introduction to managing the flow of material, products, services, information, and cash via the processes, technologies, and facilities that link primary suppliers through to ultimate customers. Attention is given to responsibilities and integration of such supply chain functions as forecasting, production planning, supply management, production, transportation, inventory, warehousing, packaging, materials handling and customer service. Recognition is also given to important interrelationships between supply chain management, marketing, and financial management.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

SCMG 385 - SCM Information Sys & Tech
This course will review the major SCM strategic, tactical, and operational information systems and technologies utilized by industry leaders to integrate SCM operations and enhance collaboration within and across enterprises. Starting with a review of the role information systems has played in the development and enablement of SCM with a focus on the basic concepts and strategies of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The operational and decision support systems that enable the five facets of SCM; Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, and Returns, such as Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), network optimization, Warehouse Management System (WMS), Transportation Management Systems (TMS), etc., will be reviewed. The course will provide students the opportunity to study, analyze, and observe the information systems and technology tools.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

SCMG 469W - Strategic Supply Chain Mgmt
Strategic Supply Chain Management is the capstone course in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) concentration. This course will focus on applying knowledge from previous courses to understanding the impact of effective SCM on the organization's productivity and competitiveness. Students will explore the links between overall business strategy and supply chain strategy, and will develop an in depth understanding of the principles of supply chain excellence. Field research, combined with Duquesne supply chain management software, will provide students with experience in SCM strategic development and integration.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

Course Attributes:
University Core Writing Intens

SCMG 470 - Supply Chain Modeling
The management science techniques of optimization and simulation are valuable tools for any manager or business consultant. These methods are particularly applicable to strategic, tactical, and operational decisions within the supply chain. This course builds on previous courses' coverage of these tools and focuses on the application of these methods to decision environments in all business concentration, with a primary emphasis on supply chain applications. Approximately 2/3 of the course will concentrate on deterministic math programming methods such as linear and non-linear programming and game theory. The remainder of the course will cover probabilistic decision analysis and Monte Carlo simulation. Two software applications, Premium Solver and Crystal Ball, both of which are market-leading add-ins for Microsoft Excel, will be used to perform the analysis. Students in this class will become effective users of both of these powerful tools, with the ability to build their own models from scratch. They will also develop the expertise required to translate complicated decision scenarios into solvable models
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

SCMG 472 - Global Transportation Lgstcs
Transportation and logistics are the elements of supply chain management by which materials are stored and moved from points of origin to production and products are stored and moved from points of production to consumption. This course will examine distribution techniques, the major modes of transportation, their respective capabilities and limitations, business models, and management practices. The course will also examine the role of government in the transportation industry. Prerequisites: MKTG 371
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

SCMG 474 - Supply Managment Purchasing
An introductory course on the principles of purchasing and materials management. Topics covered include the profit-generating potential of purchasing, the role of purchasing in total quality management, the price versus cost distinction, supplier selection and evaluation, inventory management, value analysis, and just-in-time purchasing.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

SCMG 474W - Supply Management Purchasing
An introductory course on the principles of purchasing and materials management. Topics covered include the profit-generating potential of purchasing, the role of purchasing in total quality management, the price versus cost distinction, supplier selection and evaluation, inventory management, value analysis, and just-in-time purchasing.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department

Course Attributes:
University Core Writing Intens

SCMG 480 - Forecasting, Prod & Invent Mgt
Forecasting, inventory control, and production planning and control are central to the success of any firm. The main focus of the course will be on understanding how tools and techniques in these areas apply in a supply chain and how they can aid a manager in supply chain decision making to achieve a competitive advantage. Students will apply time-series and regression methods to produce forecasts, and they will learn how to make inventory decisions in single- and multiple-period decision environments. Specific attention will be given to the precedence and dependence relations between hierarchical decisions in the manufacturing planning and control process.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Pharmacy, Pittsburgh Council on HE, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business Department


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