2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    May 21, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MN-GY 7983 Supply Chain Infrastructure

3 Credits
Effective supply chain operations require well designed, quality products, and the echelons of the supply chain must operate as a team. These elements, also termed the infrastructure, are presumed to exist. The objective of this course is to provide detailed information on the infrastructure elements required to operate a competitive supply chain. This infrastructure will cover product design and development, quality, employee involvement and communication, supplier and customer relationships, logistics, warehousing, information technology and e-business. Among the topics covered in detail will be product realization process and product design; house of quality; quality improvement process; six sigma; kaizan; employee motivation; communication and team dynamics; logistics including networks, third and fourth party organizations; warehousing, including optimum location, innovative information technology and e-business models.

Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0



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