MGT 710 - Global Supply Chain Management: Is the World Flat?


This course serves as the "macro" perspective for Operations. Your education will be rounded in this course where you'd see how Strategy, Operations, Marketing, Sales, Finance, IT and Accounting work together to add to Operational Efficiency, Customer Intimacy and Product Innovation for companies.

Understanding key supply chain foundations is crucial to any company's success and profitability. In this class students will define that supply chain and its significant impact on all aspects of business while gaining an understanding of the synchronism and synergism of all its components. You'll hear from invited guest speakers from the industry including companies such as Sony, Nokia, Warner Brothers, Gateway, Skyworks, Broadcom, Qualcomm and others, and benefit from an interactive learning experience through discussions, case studies, anecdotal learning, simulation games and industry best practices.

The Supply Chain Management class has been developed after incorporating learning from several executive workshops in the industry to benefit a wide range of positions and responsibilities. For professionals with specific functional experience, this course provides insight into the other aspects of the supply chain. For people who are new to the field -- at either managerial or operational levels -- the scope and perspective of these concepts are indispensable. Whether you are new to the supply chain or not, you will walk away with valuable information that will benefit you and your career.


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