UT Dallas 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

OPRE3320 - Supply Chain Management

OPRE 3320 Supply Chain Management (3 semester credit hours) Introduction to the key players and challenges in a supply chain management (SCM). Type of facilities, inventory and transportation options and the role of information in running supply chain is discussed. The objectives of different players in SCs are laid out and contrasted with each other. This motivates the discussion of integration/coordination of the players, a central theme in SC management. Operations and tradeoffs in service supply chains (i.e., air/sea lines, health care, hotels, and restaurants) are examined. Prerequisite: OPRE 3310. (3-0) S