This course examines the use of information technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the corporate supply chain. Topics covered include key information technologies in supply chain management: Collaborative Planning Forecasting & Replenishment, Electronic Procurement, Inventory management technology (including auto-identification for inventory such as Bar Codes and RFID tags), Labor Management and Manufacturing Execution systems along with Shipping/Transportation Management & Asset Maintenance technologies. Hands-on exercises with actual ERP software will be used as well. Prerequisite: MIS 600.
2 Graduate credits
Effective August 24, 2002 to present