supply_chain_management - International master's programme...

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International master’s programme: Supply Chain Management (SCM) Supply chain management is the integration of key business processes from end user through original suppliers that provides products, services and information that add value for customers and other stakeholders. 1 The programme aims at giving the students theoretical knowledge and training in practical application of SCM related concepts, models and tools in different empirical areas. The programme is primarily developed to educate future managers, experts and researchers in purchasing, logistics, marketing and transport but it is also relevant for students interested in areas such as production and sales. As a concept and graduate school major, SCM is well established 2 and highly relevant from an industrial point of view. Owing to increasing specialisation the need to organise and manage the exchange among firms is growing as well as the ‘technical’ content of that exchange. To an increasing extent the marketing, logistics and purchasing functions of industrial firms are managed by engineers instead of economists as they were previously. SCM covers the following areas: industrial marketing and purchasing, distribution, logistics
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course CBS 45678 taught by Professor Paul during the Three '09 term at Curtin.

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