UT Dallas 2023 Graduate Catalog

MAS6375 - Defense Supply Chain Risk Management

MAS 6375 Defense Supply Chain Risk Management (3 semester credit hours) Supply chains for defense systems can be incredibly large and complex, which creates unique challenges for managing risks. The course discusses the types of supply chain structures used for defense systems, typical management policies of prime contractors and suppliers, challenges with multi-tier supply chains, challenges with supporting fleets of systems worldwide, problems associated with readiness and aging systems, along with types of risks and typical risk mitigation or avoidance techniques. The course also uses case studies based on actual defense-related supply chain examples and supply chain simulation assist with the learning concepts. (3-0) R