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Course Descriptions:

    SCM199 Summer Internship (0-0-3)

This course is designed to provide practical training in the student's field of study through work experience. Students are graded on the basis of documented acquired learning as reported by student and employer. Eight weeks long; under instructor’s supervision.

Prerequisite(s): minimum 28 credit hours, minimum cumulative GPA 2.00
    SCM120 Business Statistics (2-2-3)

Descriptive statistics, measures of central tendency and dispersion. Fundamentals of probability, laws of probability, random variables, expected values, distributions, random sampling. Introduction to estimation. Applications in material management.
    SCM121 Quantitative Methods (3-0-3)

Introduction to Quantitative Methods, probability concepts, distributions and expected value, linear programming, network models, decision making concepts, forecasting, simulation and queues. |

Prerequisite(s): SCM120
   SCM230 Materials Management (3-0-3)

Introduction of supply chain management, supplier-buyer relationship, outsourcing, government procurement, logistics, vendor selection, risk pooling.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121
    SCM231 Supply Chain Management (3-0-3)

Supply chain management with emphasis on logistics, inventory management, decision strategies in transportation, and warehousing.

Prerequisite(s): SCM230
    SCM240 Inventory Management (3-0-3)

Forecasting techniques, inventory control and management: economic order quantity, inventory control models and Just-in-Time techniques.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121
    SCM245 Data Warehousing (3-0-3)

Explains the quantitative business case for data warehousing to reduce supply chain management costs, enhance consumer cross-selling and strengthen brand relationships.
Align business and technical goals for data warehousing through implementation process, from planning and design through development and performance optimization.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121, CIT 141
   SCM246 Warehouse Management (3-0-3)

The reasons for warehousing, receiving and put-away principles, pallet storage and retrieval systems, case picking systems, small item picking systems, order picking operations, stacking, unitizing and shipping, Documentations, measuring and benchmarking warehouse performance, personnel planning, customer service management. Warehouse layout design including space requirement planning, material flow planning, process location, dock design, assigning materials to storage locations, effect of facility layout and product flow pattern on productivity and handling cost.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121
    SCM247 Safety and Material Hazard Management (3-0-3)

The objective of this course is to make the students aware of causes of accidents. Methodology of hazard recognition is developed. Conducting safety audits and implementing continuous improvements are presented.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121
    SCM251 Purchasing and Supply Management (3-0-3)

Study of purchasing function, organization, policies, legal aspects, ethics, source of supply, quality concepts, and quantity and pricing determinations.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121
    SCM253 Transportation and Logistics (3-0-3)

An introduction to the factors governing the classification of freight, freight rate construction, pricing theory, freight tariffs, shipping documentation, freight claims, negotiation, international shipping, and special freight services and their relative importance one to the other.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121
   SCM255 Negotiations and Contracts (3-0-3)

A course designed to familiarize the student with the principles of contract law which govern purchasing transactions and to assist the student in developing negotiation skills needed in the contract formation process.

Prerequisite(s): BA 221
   SCM256 Quality Control (3-0-3)

Concepts of variability, statistical process control tools (big seven), control charts for variables and attributes, process citability, instrument citability, acceptance sampling, quality assurance, continuous improvement. Inspection sampling.

Prerequisite(s): SCM121
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