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MBA (Business Administration)
540
024192
Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
No
Principles of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Principles Ops Sup Chain Mgt
Poole College of Management
Business Management (20BUS)
Term Offering
Fall, Spring and Summer
Offered Every Year
Fall 2016
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)
Distance Education (DELTA)
Online (Internet)
Remote Location/Site Based
RTP: 1 Park Drive, Suite 130, Durham NC
Grading Method
Graded/Audit
2
10
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Cecil Bozarth
Professor of Business Management
Assoc

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture8040YesN/A
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Delivery FormatPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
LEC8040YesN/A
Prerequisite: MBA 507
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
52.0201Master of Business AdministrationRequired
Design and management of operations and supply chains. Analysis of strategies, processes, planning and control, and advanced techniques using a variety of managerial frameworks and quantitative tools. Restricted to MBA students.

The change in credit hours is the result of a complete revamping of the MBA core curriculum.  Hours in required courses are being reduced so that students have more choice in designing a program that meets their needs.  Students will still get the essentials of operations and supply chain management in the two hour version.  


No

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Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
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- Introduce students to the important issues that managers face in setting the strategy for, planning for, designing, managing, and measuring a firm's operations and the supply chains in which the firm operates.

- Introduce core theoretical perspectives and tools of analysis in operations and supply chain management.


Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the major physical flows, information flows, and relationships that define operations and supply chain management

2. Apply tools and frameworks related to matching supply and demand

3. Develop and interpret forecasts

4. Apply tools to analyze and implement inventory management policies

5. Plan strategic and tactical capacity for business operations and supply chains


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Written Assignment18Group: case writeups
Discussion6Individual
Project15Group: Littlefield Technologies simulation
Midterm26Individual
Final Exam35Individual
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Domain of operations & supply chain management / operations and supply chain strategy1 weekSee syllabus
Matching demand to supply2 weeksSee syllabus
Demand forecasting1 weekSee syllabus
Capacity management3 weeksSee syllabus
Inventory fundamentals1 weekSee syllabus
Sales and operations planning1 weekSee syllabus
Supply management1 weekSee syllabus
mlnosbis 3/8/2016: Course revision because of MBA curriculum revision (approved by Administrative Board 3/3/2016). No consultation required.

ghodge 3/14/2016 Ask department to clarify NO FEE. Syllabus mentioned HBR cost and Littlefield simulation cost. Response: There is no fee; students would pay for these items just like they would pay for a textbook.

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ABGS Reviewer Comments:
-No issues.
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