Graduate Course Descriptions

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5112. Strategic Sourcing

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to MBA, MSBAPM, and Advanced Business Certificate in Supply Chain Analytics students, others with consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Sourcing (or purchasing) has evolved as a strategic function that affects firms' ability to meet customer needs and their competitive advantages in today's global business environment. It refers to the collaborative and structured process of acquiring goods and services from suppliers, along with the function of managing suppliers, to achieve desired supply chain performance. This course introduces the framework and fundamental concepts in sourcing, as well as the tools to effectively manage the strategic sourcing process.

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