Supply Chain Management: Sourcing

  • 16-weeks
  • 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: I-Core

Sourcing / purchasing has become a major source of economic benefit to most firms. This course is a comprehensive look at this important area of supply chain management. The course examines the purchasing function in industrial firms. Topics include sourcing (domestic and international), specifications, and standards; contract and pricing practices; negotiation; quality assurance and reliability; inventory management; value analysis; capital equipment buying; make-or-buy decisions; evaluation of purchasing performance; and ethics.

Kelley School of Business

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