3 credit hours
Addresses the processes that facilitate the structure, creation, and management of value-added transactions and relationships between supplier and customer organizations in a channel, supply chain, and integrated value system context with a particular focus on financial techniques to better manage supply chain costs. Will learn how to apply financial measures to supply chain decision-making problems and also to become an effective and efficient supply chain manager. Identifies and advocates for sustainable approaches to sourcing and SCM in general. This is a highly interactive class using cases, simulations and in-class exercises to better align with "real-world" thinking while focusing on foundations of the supply chain and the interactive role of supply management within an organization and as a boundary spanner.