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GSCM 490. Empirical Applications in Supply Chain Management. 3 Credit Hours.

Supply chains exist whether or not they are managed. This capstone course will involve students in a study of best practices in managing global supply chains. A semester long, hands-on team based project with a global supply chain provider/industry member will allow students to demonstrate their skill sets and contribute to corporate success. Students will gain invaluable experience and become confident with their global supply chain knowledge and its applications, and participating supply chain providers/industry members will benefit through project efforts. Topics include: customer relationships, strategic sourcing, supplier relationships, logistics, strategic relationships, collaboration, performance measurements, alignment of goals, customer value, production planning, distribution, and financial planning.
Prerequisites: Two GSCM courses and senior standing
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.