A supply chain is
a network of supplier, manufacturing, assembly, distribution, and logistics
facilities that perform the functions of procurement of materials,
transformation of these materials into intermediate and finished products, and
the distribution of these products to customers. Supply chains arise in both
manufacturing and service organizations.
Supply chain Management
SCM is a system approach to managing the entire flow of
information, materials, and services from raw materials suppliers through
factories and warehouses to the end customer. Effective supply chain management
is the key to productivity and competitiveness of manufacturing and service
The emergence of
the Internet and other advances in information and communications technologies
has led to significant changes in the design and operation of supply chain
networks, with integration and automation as the key ingredients. Supply chains
have become ubiquitous and
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& Supply Chain Management SCM Course
Purchasing & Supply
Chain Management SCM curriculum would provide a first level exposure to all the
building blocks, decision making issues, and emerging technological advances in
the area of purchasing & supply chain management,
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General Control Theory
Feedback Control System
Supply Chain Management SCM
Technologies and e-Commerce in supply chain operations
Identification RFID (RFID tags)
The role of
electronic marketplaces and e-Procurement standards in purchasing.
building blocks, major functions, major business processes, performance
metrics, and major decisions (strategic, tactical, and operational) in
supply chain networks.
professionals who wish to understand the fundamental issues and emerging
trends in this important area
are teaching or planning to teach a course on supply chain management at
undergraduate or Master's level
undergraduate students, Master's students, and research students who wish to
obtain a sound exposure to the area of SCM
Information Technology IT professionals.