SCM 300 – MODULE 01
Module 01: Intro to Supply Chain Management
This module provides descriptions of some of the key concepts that will be covered in SCM 300.
The course will cover Supply
Chain Management, Operations, and Process Management.
Supply Chain Management includes purchasing, operations, and
A few traditional Operations Management topics will be studied in detail.
This module is also intended to illustrate
SCM 300’s framework and introduce the key terms that will be used throughout the semester.
Terms and Lists
Supply Chain and
JIT or lean
Four Trends in
Vertically integrated firm
Supply Chain Management - What is SCM? - Slides 02, 03, 13-18, 21-22
Define Supply Chain Management.
What are the keys to successful SCM?
of suppliers, transporters, manufacturers, warehouses, retailers and all other parties
associated with delivery of the final product.
1) Achieve goals 2) Efficient Execution 3) Manage Resources
Operations Management, Logistics, and Procurement?
Can you provide examples of the responsibilities of each?
1) Operations Management – Design, operations and improvement of production system that efficiently transforms
Ex: Process management, scheduling, planning
2) Logistics – The Coordinated planning of: Distribution, preparation, movement, storage
Ex: Distributing/warehousing, transporting, packaging, 3
party management and communication
3) Procurement – Process of obtaining services, supplies, and equipment.
Ex: Supplier Selection, purchasing negotiations, supplier relationship management, materials/inventory management