Business | BUS P320 Supply Chain Management: Sourcing
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BUS P320 Supply Chain Management: Sourcing (3 cr.) P: I-Core. Sourcing/ purchasing
has become a major source of economic benefit to most firms. This course is a comprehensive
look at this important area of supply chain management. The course examines the
purchasing function in industrial firms. Topics include sourcing (domestic and international),
specifications, and standards; contract and pricing practices; negotiation; quality
assurance and reliability; inventory management; value analysis; capital equipment
buying; make-or-buy decisions; evaluation of purchasing performance; and ethics.