The required Supply Chain Management classes for a Bachelor of Business in Supply Chain Management are:
SCM 211 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management - An introduction to the many subjects in SCM field. Students learn about basic transportation, warehousing and distribution strategies, procurement and negotiations practices, and various inventory strategies such as reorder point, periodic review, MRP, and other techniques. The class also covers the position of SCM within a company and a supply chain.
SCM 340 - Transportation Management - An in depth course dealing with the day-to-day buying and selling of transportation services. The course reviews the basic job and decision variables to be considered by a traffic manager, the organization position of traffic management, freight classifications and tariff interpretations. Students participate in several detail costing exercises evaluating various transportation movements.
SCM 400 - Supply Chain Management Internship - A required internship to allow the student to integrate the classroom learning with application to actual business practice. All internships are supervised by a faculty coordinator and an executive in the business firm.
SCM 411 - Global Supply Chain Management - An advanced study of global supply chain management and the managerial functions involved in the movement of goods into and out of businesses. Subjects include Inco terms (International Commercial Terms), international transportation, regulatory and cultural issues, and many factors impacted by the decision to trade internationally.
SCM 451 - Cost Negotiations and Target Pricing - Examines the special problems of cost negotiating and pricing of supply chain management services. In particular the student will refer to the economic theory of transportation and other supply chain management activities to see how the actual practice of negotiating and pricing is accomplished. Multiple case studies and/or simulations are used as part of the learning process.
SCM 453 - Supply Management - Focuses on the procurement process, including working with suppliers, the timing and strategies behind procurement, and the impacts they have upon a company and its supply chain.