SCB Logistics

Logistics Related Course Descriptions

MKT 354 Distribution Institutions and Logistics
An integrated study of supply chain and distribution channels, and their institutions in the global marketplace. Topics include an introduction to the supply chains, system design, advantages and disadvantages of various channel institution types, and the functional dimensions of supply chain and distribution management. Offered fall and winter semesters. Three credits.

MKT 357 Retailing
Introduction to retailing with emphasis on profit elements, pricing and merchandising policies, inventory, and merchandise control. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisite: MKT 350. Three credits.

MKT 380 Global Trade and Supply Chain Logistics
Studies global trade documentation and logistics issues. Trade issues will focus on financial and logistics documentation requirements, customs, administration, and security issues. The logistics focus will be on both international and domestic operations in other countries. International logistics topics will include intermediaries, customer service issues, transportation options and costs and NAFTA logistics. Domestic logistics operations will focus on India, China, Brazil, Eastern Europe/Russia, Western Europe, and Mexico.

MKT 457 Logistics and Transportation
Studies the role of transportation in the global supply chain and distribution channel, and the interaction of transportation with other supply chain logistics activities such as inventory control. Topics include logistics system design, transportation policy and infrastructure, each mode of freight transportation, and the management of transportation. Offered every other semester. Prerequisite: MKT 350. Three credits.

MGT 337 Supply Chain Management
Examines the organization of a purchasing department, its objectives, functions, and personnel. Purchasing specifications, standards, bidding, ordering, and sources are among the topics covered. Discussion and analysis of the duties and responsibilities of the materials handling manager in a typical manufacturing firm. Specifically, the handling of materials in the manufacturing process is discussed, including coordination between manufacturing departments and plants within a firm. Three credits.

MGT 351 Enterprise Information Systems
This course provides a comprehensive understanding of Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) focusing on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems and the key role they plan in modern organizations. Students will gain an understanding of ERP Systems from both a functional (business process) and implementation perspective using SAP R/3 software. Offered winter semester. Prerequisites: MGT 268. Three credits.

MGT 366 Operations Management
Application of strategic and quantitative tools and techniques in manufacturing and service organizations. Specific topics include manufacturing strategy formulation, forecasting, aggregate planning, scheduling, Just In Time, management and assurance of quality, inventory management and advanced technologies, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems. Offered every semester. Prerequisites: STA 215 and MGT 268. Three credits.

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