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Logistics and Supply Chain Management - GR (LGMT)

Courses

LGMT 500  Introduction to Supply Chain Management and the Profession  3 Credits (3,0)

Basic principles of supply chain management. Introduction to the profession of supply chain management. The evolution and objectives of supply chain management; the major stages and processes involved in planning and managing supply chains; the strategic fit and performance metrics associated with the supply chain.

LGMT 525  Management Science for Operations  3 Credits (3,0)

Mathematical and scientific tools in managerial decision-making. Fundamentals of operations research methods to support logistics and supply chain management operations. Decision theory, queuing theory, forecasting models, inventory theory, linear and integer programming, transportation and assignment models, and network models, including project management calculations (time and cost) using PERT and CPM. Quantitatively based analytical methodologies, interpreting quantitative results, and communicating conclusions. Pre-Requisite: Prerequisite waived for non-MSLSCM students and previous years' catalog students.
Prerequisites: LGMT 500

LGMT 526  Business Analytics for Operations  3 Credits (3,0)

Performance measuring, optimization models, and simulation techniques commonly adopted by and integrated into logistics and supply chain decision-making. Technical aspects of data analysis and modeling in network transportation systems, including optimizing scheduling, fleet assignment, routing, ordering, and irregular operations. Simulation models and data visualization techniques and applied to logistics and supply chain management processes and operations. Pre-Requisite: Prerequisite waived for non-MSLSCM students and previous years' catalog students.
Prerequisites: LGMT 500

LGMT 540  Procurement for Logistics Managers  3 Credits (3,0)

Principles of procurement in supply chain management. Legal and financial implications of the procurement function; Integration of procurement with operations, logistics, and quality; the use of Procurement pricing strategies for different transportation modes; and the role of purchasing in evaluating capital investments as well as professional services. Business processes associated with procurement with SAP. Pre-Requisite: Prerequisite waived for non-MSLSCM students and previous years' catalog students.
Prerequisites: LGMT 500

LGMT 550  Production and Material Control  3 Credits (3,0)

The systems perspective of production and operations. Management of product, process, and supply chain design and operations. Measurement and analysis of internal processes. Pre-Requisite: Prerequisite waived for non-MSLSCM students and previous years' catalog students.
Prerequisites: LGMT 500

LGMT 560  Transportation  3 Credits (3,0)

The technical, operational, and economic characteristics of the different freight and package transportation modes and their application in integrated physical distribution systems. Regional, national, and international passenger transportation and the impact of the different transportation modes, transportation intermediaries, and intermodality on small package, freight, and passenger systems. National and international regulatory constraints and their impact on passenger transportation and global supply chain management. Carrier and shipper strategies; alliance management and the use of third parties; transportation metrics; transportation security; and the role of information technology in modern transportation management. Pre-Requisite: Prerequisite waived for non-MSLSCM students and previous years' catalog students.
Prerequisites: LGMT 500

LGMT 600  Enterprise Process Integration using SAP S/4 HANA  3 Credits (3,0)

The course will cover the different business processes using the integrated process view of an organization. The students will get an understanding of each business process within the context of its role across different functional areas in an organization. Students will utilize their knowledge of different SAP modules to initiate, manage and complete integrated transactions with one running case and number of real-world examples.
Prerequisites: LGMT 540

LGMT 630  Enterprise Process Configuration using SAP S/4 HANA  3 Credits (3,0)

This course will provide the students knowledge and skills required to configure an ERP system to execute an organization's business processes using SAP S/4 HANA.
Prerequisites: LGMT 600

LGMT 651  Supply Chains in the Global Environment  3 Credits (3,0)

The economic impact of global logistics. The role of logistics and supply chain management in meeting the demands of the global enterprise, from the sourcing of raw materials through the delivery of the finished products to the customer. Pre-Requisite: Prerequisite waived for non-MSLSCM students and previous years' catalog students.
Prerequisites: LGMT 500

LGMT 692  Logistics and Supply Chain Management Simulation  3 Credits (3,0)

Demonstrate logistic and supply chain management knowledge gained throughout the program. Permission of the instructor for waiver of prerequisites is NOT applicable for this class. Pre-Requisite: Taken as the last course in the MSLSCM degree program.