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SCTL 501 Logistics and Analysis (3) Goodchild
Covers physical and information flows in supply chains, and the economic drivers of supply chain choices. Explores methods to analyze and improve logistics and transportation systems, including applications of policy, technology, and infrastructure. Studies gain familiarity and competency with analytical and software tools. Offered: A.

SCTL 502 IT Systems and Supply Chain Integration (5) Keought
Provides an overview of the key IT systems that form the technological backbone of a firm's supply chain. Also addresses the approaches and challenges posed by internal systems integration as well as external data exchange with key suppliers and customers. Offered: A.

SCTL 503 Inventory Management (5) Jani
Examines modeling and analysis of inventory flow in supply chains in order to improve service and decrease cost. Covers tools and methods for making long-term and short-term inventory related decisions for items with different demand and supply characteristics. Topics include forecasting, production planning, deterministic and stochastic inventory models, and supply management. Offered: jointly with IND E 575; W.

SCTL 504 Facility Design and Operations Management (5) Heim
Introduces the fundamental principles , concepts, and procedures for designing and managing supply chain networks of factories, suppliers, warehouses, and distribution centers. Students learn to use engineering systems design methodologies and software to construct appropriately detailed quantitative models, evaluate alternative supply network configurations, and assess the management of their operations. Offered: jointly with IND E 576; Sp.

SCTL 505 External Supply Chain Transportation Risks (5) Goodchild
An introduction to the concepts of risk and uncertainty in supply chain transportation. Current practice is reviewed and allows students to understand the value of certainty or information. Students learn to identify and manage risks and uncertainties, and the impact of these strategies on other goals and metrics. Offered: S.