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Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS)

SC&IS 505 Management Information Systems Research (1-3) Research problems and issues in supply chain and information systems.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

SC&IS 510 Introduction to Supply Chain and Information Systems (3) Introduction to the strategic framework, issues, and methods for integrating supply and demand management within and across companies.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

SC&IS 516 (I E 516) Applied Stochastic Processes (3) Study of stochastic processes and their applications to engineering and supply chain and information systems.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: I E 322 orSTAT 318  

SC&IS 519 (I E 519) Dynamic Programming (3) Theory and application of dynamic programming; Markov decision processes with emphasis on applications in engineering systems, supply chain and information systems.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: I E 516 orSC&IS 516 or equivalent  

SC&IS 520 Principles of SC&IS I (3) Initial course on principles of supply chain and information systems with special emphasis on potential research topics.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: SC&IS 510  

SC&IS 525 Supply Chain Optimization (3) Introduction to theory and practice of optimization methods and models for analyzing and improving the performance of supply chain environments.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: prior coursework in linear algebra and calculus  

SC&IS 530 Principles of SC&IS II (3) Sequel on principles of supply chain and information systems with special emphasis on potential research topics.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: SC&IS 510  

SC&IS 535 Statistical Research Methods for Supply Chain and Information Systems (3) Current statistical research methods for modeling and analysis of supply chain and information systems.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits each in undergraduate accounting economics and statistics  

SC&IS 540 Transportation and Distribution Management (3) Transportation and distribution systems in supply chains. Emphasis on role of system cost, price, service elements in total order management.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

SC&IS 545 Supply Chain Systems Simulation (3) Application of computer simulation to analysis and design of supply chain and information systems design; simulation experiments in SC&IS research.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits of computer programming  

SC&IS 546 Procurement and Supply Management (3) Analysis, planning, and management of domestic and international procurement and supply activities.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

SC&IS 560 Seminar in Transport Economics and Policy (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Comparative analysis of theoretical and empirical studies in transport cost, demand, pricing, and policy problems.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

SC&IS 565 Supply Chain Strategy (3) Strategies, issues and best practices in technology adoption, change management, financial/capability assessments, critical aspects of relationship management in supply-chain networks.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: SC&IS 510  

SC&IS 570 (I E 570) Supply Chain Engineering (3) Use of operations research models and methods for solving problems in supply chain systems.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: SC&IS 510 orI E 405, I E 425  

SC&IS 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

SC&IS 594 Research Topics (1-15) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

SC&IS 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

SC&IS 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses. A specific title may be used in each instance and will be entered on the student's transcript.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

SC&IS 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

SC&IS 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

SC&IS 599 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-2 per semester/maximum of 4) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

SC&IS 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

SC&IS 601 Thesis Preparation No description.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

SC&IS 610 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

SC&IS 611 Thesis Preparation No description.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

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