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SCM 342Analytical Methods in Supply Chain Management3 credits
Admission to COB and Business 341, and Business 389, (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
This course involves mathematical modeling. The types of models studied are referred to by several different terms, including operations research, management science, and quantitative methods. Specific techniques include mathematical programming (linear and integer), computer simulation, decision analysis, Little's Law, and project scheduling. These techniques are studied in the context of supply chain management applications. Formulation of models, interpretation of results, and applications are emphasized. In addition, this course incorporates the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Prerequisite: Admission to College of Business and Business 341, Essentials of Operations Management) (may be taken concurrently) and Business 389, Quantitative Business Analysis) (may be taken concurrently). All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
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