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Spring 2013 Semester
Apr 17, 2014
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SCHM 1990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, Business Admin

SCHM 2201 - Supply Chain Management
Analyzes the role and activities of those involved in supply chain management decision making. Emphasizes the importance of transportation planning, inventory control, warehouse management, development of customer service standards, and procurement in the design and operation of supply and distribution systems. Attention is given to the importance of information systems and the Internet in supporting such activities. Special attention is also given to the need to develop close working relationships with managers in other functional areas including manufacturing, information systems, marketing, and international operations. This integrative approach to management is critical in supporting supply chain cost and service improvements. Prereq. Business majors and combined majors only. Coreq. MGSC 2201.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Business Admin

SCHM 2301 - Supply Chain and Operations Management
Focuses on the integrative management of business activities intrinsic to the smooth flow of goods or services, information, and financial transactions across firms from raw materials to the end customer. This collaborative approach creates competitive advantages for all members of a supply chain. Emphasizes the responsibilities of managers regarding decisions concerning the design, operation, and control of supply chains and operations. Considers customers, globalization, corporate strategy, resources, sustainability, ethics, and diversity. Topics covered include customer-centric management; supply chain and operations strategies; process structure and control; and supply, inventory, and quality management. Emphasizes the key role of information technology, logistics network design, supply chain relationships, and process evolution. Prereq. ACCT 1201 or ACCT 1209 (either may be taken concurrently); business majors and combined majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Math/Anly Think Lvl 2, Business Admin

SCHM 2990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, Business Admin

SCHM 3301 - Global Supply Chain Management
Analyzes the managerial activities of those involved in supply chain management operations and planning in companies involved in international commerce. Focuses on contemporary issues that affect the design of international supply chain systems, and examines the current status and future prospects of the modes of international transportation. International trade and development issues are also examined not only from the corporate perspective, but also in terms of government policy development. Prereq. ECON 2350, IS 3500, MATH 2280, MATH 3081, MGSC 1201, MGSC 2301, POLS 2400, or SCHM 2201; business majors and combined majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Business Admin

SCHM 3305 - Purchasing
Addresses the strategic and operational role of purchasing and its impact on the supply chain as it relates to the entire organization. Focuses on a variety of aspects of supply management--organization of the function, procedures, supplier selection, negotiations, buyer-supplier relationships, quantity, quality, and cost/price considerations for the purchase of goods and services. Offers students an opportunity to develop an understanding of the linkages between the purchasing function and other functions within the organization including supply chain management, manufacturing, marketing, and finance. Prereq. (a) ECON 2350, MATH 2280, MATH 3081, MGSC 1201, MGSC 2301, POLS 2400, or SCHM 2201 and (b) sophomore standing or above; business majors and combined majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Business Admin

SCHM 3308 - Supply Chain Information Systems and Technology
Explores the use of information systems and information technology to support logistics and broader supply chain management processes. Emphasizes the value of information related to cross-enterprise integration and the use of advanced planning systems (APS) to support decision making. A considerable component of the class is dedicated to the application of commercial-grade strategic network design software. Prereq. (a) MISM 2301, IS 3500, or CS 2510 (the latter with a grade of C–) and (b) SCHM 2201; business majors and combined majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Business Admin

SCHM 3310 - The Transportation Industries
Examines the structure, operations, problems, and potential of the several major modes of transportation, and focuses on the interaction between transportation companies and shippers in the marketplace. Explores the major dynamics of the transportation marketplace and their impact on supply chain management. Students are provided with a managerial perspective on controlling what is typically the most expensive component of supply chain management, transportation expenditure. Prereq. 64 SH toward degree; business majors and combined majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Business Admin

SCHM 3990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, Business Admin

SCHM 4401 - Advanced Problems in Supply Chain Management
Identifies and examines important issues that are of strategic importance to executives involved in supply chain management. Emphasizes the decision-making processes and tools employed by those executives in the context of corporate strategic management. While case studies are extensively employed, there is an important independent research component to the course, and research findings are discussed with the class and shared through presentations. Also involves companies and executives from supply chain service providers. Prereq. (a) SCHM 3301 and (b) ENGL 1111 or ENGL 1102 and (c) junior or senior standing; business majors and combined majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, Business Admin

SCHM 4970 - Junior/Senior Honors Project 1
Focuses on in-depth project in which a student conducts research or produces a product related to the student’s major field. Culminating experience in the University Honors Program. Combined with Junior/Senior Project 2 or college-defined equivalent for 8 credit honors project. Prereq. Honors Program participation and permission of instructor.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Instruction

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Honors, Do not publish in schedule, Business Admin

SCHM 4971 - Junior/Senior Honors Project 2
Focuses on second semester of in-depth project in which a student conducts research or produces a product related to the student’s major field. Culminating experience in the University Honors Program. Prereq. SCHM 4970, Honors Program participation, and permission of instructor.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Instruction

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Honors, Do not publish in schedule, Business Admin

SCHM 4990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, Business Admin

SCHM 4993 - Independent Study
Allows students who have received approval to undertake independent study in lieu of any course required in the various concentrations. Students present proposals to an Independent Studies Committee for evaluation and approval. Every proposal requires a detailed outline of the objectives and plan of study and must be accompanied by a supporting statement from the supervising faculty member under whose direction the study takes place. A copy of the final report prepared by the student is presented to the appropriate Independent Studies Committee. Further information about the Independent Studies Program can be obtained from concentration coordinators. Prereq. Permission of advisor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Instruction

Supply Chain Management Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, Business Admin


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