DSCI 440

Supply Chain Planning and Control

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 23, 2014 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course addresses tools, techniques, and strategies used in service and manufacturing organizations for management and controlling internal and enterprise supply chains. Topics include demand management, forecasting, sales and operations planning, production scheduling, material requirements planning, capacity planning, just-in-time, distribution requirements planning, order-point inventory control methods, and strategic design of planning and control systems.

Learning outcomes


  • Describe the features of different manufacturing and service supply chains and operations.
  • Accurately apply models in manufacturing and services planning and control environments.
  • Identify the characteristics of forecasting, inventory, and capacity planning models.
  • Utilize and interpret forecasting, inventory, and capacity planning models.