Introduces the critical function in Supply Chain Management (SCM) known as purchasing. Covers purchasing decisions, strategies, procedures, supplier selections, and negotiations. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas of SCM: purchasing strategies, legal aspects of purchasing, material management, just-in-time (lean) purchasing, procurement, strategic outsourcing, global sourcing, total quality management, cost and price determination, and bargaining and negotiations.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Assessment tool on file with department.