Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005
COURSE: LW-364 Coordinating and Managing Supply Chains (3)
This course will focus on operations coordination within a firm and will gradually make the transition to include inter-function, inter-firm, and international coordination. The role of supply chain intermediaries are discussed. Specific modules will focus on retail operations and the role of supply chain intermediaries, e.g., distributors and sourcing agents. The impact
of incentives and marketing imperfections, and the changing impact
of the Internet and other information technology on supply chain operations are emphasized.