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BUSCM- 100 Introduction to Supply Chain Management (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Overview of the B.S. in Supply Chain Management with emphasis on planning, career opportunities, and emerging trends.

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BUSCM- 249 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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BUSCM- 338 Principles Of Logistics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Applies systems approach to plan movement and storage of raw materials, components and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. Focuses on transportation and warehousing decisions, channel structures, physical distribution, materials management, and supply chain concepts.

Prerequisites: take BUMKG-330

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BUSCM- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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BUSCM- 399 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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BUSCM- 437 Procurement, Sourcing And Supply Chain Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Processes used in procuring goods and services; analyzing and selecting global sources of supply; economics of total cost of ownership; importance of quality, delivery, ethics, and legal aspects of supplier management; negotiation principles. Recommended: proficiency with spreadsheet software.

Prerequisites: take BUMKG-330

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BUSCM- 439 Seminar: Supply Chain Systems Design (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Synthesizing experience in supply chain, cases, problems and team/individual research will focus on analyzing, designing and modeling cost effective supply chain systems that utilize innovative technology and business practices for procuring, manufacturing, storing, and moving goods from suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers and end customer.

Prerequisites: take BUMKG-438 and INMGT-305

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BUSCM- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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BUSCM- 458 Negotiation and Contracts (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Processes, analysis, techniques and strategies used to negotiate and develop contracts. Defining roles and importance of relationships. Identifying interests, developing and using power, creating and evaluating criteria, exploring options, analyzing offers, dealing with objections and impasses, reaching final agreement. Converting business agreements into contracts. Importance of fairness and ethics.

Prerequisite: take BUMKG-337

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BUSCM- 460 Supply Chain Management Design I Capstone (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Synthesizing capstone experience focuses on planning, diagnosing and analyzing root causes of poor supply chain cost, service and operational performance. Students analyze and diagnose supply chains for strategy, organization, process, technology, business models, best practices, and information and material flow.

Prerequisites: take BUSCM-338, INMGT-320, INMGT-325, INMGT-365, INMGT-405, INMGT-440, BUSCM-437, and BUACT

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BUSCM- 461 Supply Chain Management Design II Capstone (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Continuation of Supply Chain Design I focusing on design, model and recommended integrated supply chain solutions from the perspective of strategy, people, technology, business models, and best practices for managing the flow of goods and information across the supply chain.

Prerequisite: take BUSCM-460

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BUSCM- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Instructor's consent

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BUSCM- 538 Principles Of Logistics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Applies systems approach to plan movement and storage of raw materials, components and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. Focuses on transportation and warehousing decisions, channel structures, physical distribution, materials management, and supply chain concepts.

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BUSCM- 637 Procurement, Sourcing And Supply Chain Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Processes used in procuring goods and services; analyzing and selecting global sources of supply; economics of total cost of ownership; importance of quality, delivery, ethics, and legal aspects of supplier management; negotiation principles. Recommended: proficiency with spreadsheet software.

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BUSCM- 639 Seminar: Supply Chain Systems Design (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Synthesizing experience in supply chain, cases, problems and team/individual research will focus on analyzing, designing and modeling cost effective supply chain systems that utilize innovative technology and business practices for procuring, manufacturing, storing, and moving goods from suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers and end customer.

Prerequisites: take BUMKG-638 and INMGT-505

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BUSCM- 658 Negotiation and Contracts (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Processes, analysis, techniques and strategies used to negotiate and develop contracts. Defining roles and importance of relationships. Identifying interests, developing and using power, creating and evaluating criteria,exploring options, analyzing offers, dealing with objections and impasses, reaching final agreement. Converting business agreements into contracts. Importance of fairness and ethics.

Prerequisite: take BUMKG-537

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BUSCM- 660 Supply Chain Management Design I Capstone (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Synthesizing capstone experience focuses on planning, diagnosing and analyzing root causes of poor supply chain cost, service and operational performance. Students analyze and diagnose supply chains for strategy, organization, process, technology, business models, best practices, and information and material flow.

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BUSCM- 661 Supply Chain Management Design II Capstone (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Continuation of Supply Chain Design I focusing on design, model and recommended integrated supply chain solutions from the perspective of strategy, people, technology, business models,and best practices for managing the flow of goods and information across the supply chain.

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