This course examines the roles of strategic sourcing and purchasing management in managing a company’s value chain. Topics include strategic sourcing, outsourcing/off-shoring, e-procurement, procurement integration, and supplier management (e.g., capability development, cost management, quality management).
This course employs readings, cases, guest speakers (e.g., Motorola, Ariba, Dell Computer), and experiential exercises in its delivery.
Job Titles that Involve Topics Studied:
- Procurement/Purchasing Manager
- Supply-Chain Manager
- Sourcing Manager
- Supply/Material Manager
Suresh Chand: Scheduling and production planning for multiperiod production inventory problems with varying demand forecasts.
Maqbool Dada: Inventory systems, pricing models, service systems, and international operations management.
Vinayak Deshpande: Supply Chain Coordination, Service Parts Management, and Contingency Logistics Systems.
Joice Hu: Assistant Professor of Management.
Ananth Iyer: Analysis of the impact of promotions on logistics systems in the grocery industry and analysis of the impact of competitors on operational management models.
Shrikant Panwalkar: Visiting Professor
Leroy B. Schwarz: Supply-Chain Management, Manufacturing, E-Enterprise, and Operations Strategy.
James Ward: Inventory-distribution system design, planar location models, and interactive computing.
Svenja Sommer: Assistant Professor of Management.
MGMT 460: Operations Management
MGMT 462: Supply Chain Design, Planning and Control
MGMT 490: Logistics: Concepts and Models
MGMT 560: Manufacturing Planning & Control
MGMT 561: Logistics
MGMT 562: Project Management
MGMT 564: Management of Service Operations
MGMT 590D: Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
MGMT 590Y: E-Commerce & Supply Chain
MGMT 661: Management of Operations Systems
MGMT 663: Analysis and Improvement of Processes in Service
and Manufacturing Operations
MGMT 667: International Operations Management
MGMT 669: Operations: Practice & Models
MGMT 690A: Doctoral Topics in OM I
MGMT 690B: Workshop in OM
MGMT 690C: Doctoral Topics in OM II