Supply Chain Project Management (4) The fundamentals and tools of managing supply chain projects, with special emphasis given to related information technology projects.
SCM 840 Supply Chain Project Management (3)
This course explores the principles, concepts, and tools of managing supply chain projects, including project activity that requires a commitment of resources and people to an often strategically important undertaking that is not repetitive and short term. Special emphasis is given to IT related projects in supply chains.
After completing this course, students should have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:
a. Articulate the critical project management elements and the sequence of these elements in brining a project to fruition and success.
b. Charter and organize a cross-supply-chain project teams capable of achieving project success.
c. Use and apply the essential project management tools such as CPM, PERT, and Project to complete supply chain projects.
d. Determine project risks, costs, and advantageous alternative project paths.
Evaluation methods include a combination of written assignments and case studies, exercises, projects, and on-line discussion postings.
This course is a prescribed course for the on-line Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management (MPS/SCM). The course is taken in the second year of study, building on supply chain management knowledge developed in three foundation courses taken in the first year.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.