Sala: Supply Chain Management Essay

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|Course Syllabus
School of Business
ISCOM/424 Version 1
End-to-End Supply Chain Management | |
Course Description

This course prepares students to be effective managers in end-to-end supply chain management. This refers to tracking all segments of the supply chain beginning with capturing customer requirements to customer consumption and disposal. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing supply chain efficiencies through problem-solving methodologies including Six Sigma and Lean management. Students will also apply the principles of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to make effective end-to-end supply chain decisions.

Policies

Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Fawcett, S. E., Ellram, L. M., & Ogden, J. A. (2007). Supply chain management: From vision to implementation. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Blanchard, D. (2006). Supply chain management: Best practices. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

Assignment Due Date(s) Note: Online weeks begin on Tuesday (day 1) and ends on Monday (day 7).

Day 1 – Tuesday (participate in class discussions via DQ responses)
Day 2 – Wednesday (participate in class discussions via DQ responses)
Day 3 – Thursday (participate in class discussions via DQ responses)
Day 4 – Friday (* All initial responses to weekly DQs are due)
Day 5 – Saturday (participate in class discussions via DQ responses)
Day 6 – Sunday (participate in class discussions via DQ responses)
Day 7 – Monday (* All individual and LT assignments are due – weekly summary is due)

|Week One: Introduction to Supply Chain Management Theory |
| |Details |Due |Points |
|Objectives |Explain supply chain management theory. | | |
| |Predict the effect of decisions on supply chain operations. | | |
| |Diagram a supply chain that supports an organization’s value proposition and goals. | | |
|Readings |Read Ch. 1–3 of Supply Chain Management: Best Practices. | | |
| |Read Ch. 1, 3, & 7 of Supply Chain Management: From Vision to Implementation. | | |
| |Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. | | |
|Participation: Discussion |Respond to weekly discussion questions and weekly summary |DQs – all days. |2 |
|Questions (DQs) & Weekly |[Participation points: 1 points for DQs & 1 point for weekly summary] | | |
|Summary | |Initial response to all…