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Operations Management Area
Analytical Insight, Global Leaders

MGMT 590SP

Goals:
This course examines the roles of strategic sourcing and procurement in managing a company's supply chain. Topics include strategic sourcing, outsourcing/off-shoring, e-procurement, procurement integration, and supplier management (e.g., capability development, cost management, quality management).

Features:
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