MKTG 654

Current Issues in Purchasing/Logistics Management

2 Graduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course examines those trends and issues which are most likely to influence policy-making and strategy design for efficient and effective purchasing management. Topics include changing information technologies affecting efficiency in purchasing; changing technologies in transportation and storage; influences of the changing make-up of the work force; purchasing's role in quality management; strategic alliances with suppliers; multi-national sources; and legislative initiatives. Seminars are led by experienced executives in purchasing management.


Learning outcomes