BUAD 362 : Sourcing & Operations

This course provides an overview of sourcing and operations. It is divided into two parts. In the first part, students will learn the key components of sourcing: supplier selection, supplier Segmentation, make vs buy decisions, and supplier relationships.

In the second part, students will learn both the Lean Inventory methodology and the Six Sigma methodology. This will allow them to improve supply chain operations. Students will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge to a product of their choosing. Lastly, the course will be supplemented by guest lecturers who have significant experience in supply chain management. Prerequisite – BUAD 360 (or concurrent)

Offered most semesters via Rize Consortium