Business | P 320 Supply Chain Management: Sourcing
P320 | 23088 | Staff

P 320 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.