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SCM 421 - Global Strategic Sourcing

3 credit hours

Addresses the processes that facilitate the structure, development, and management of value-added transactions and relationships between supplier and customer organizations in a global supply chain context. The course examines the management of the business purchasing function, including supplier selection and development, quality control, performance measurement, and cost control. There is a focus on the tools used to manage costs across the supply chain including target costing in new product and service development to ensure customer value and a competitive cost.

  • SCM 309 with a grade of C or better.
  • Majors in the Haslam College of Business.