Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TLM 416 Applied Supply Chain Technologies

5 credits
This course focuses on currently applicable technologies and how firms gain competitive advantages by embracing and adapting RFID, bar coding, sorting, picking, and track and trace technologies into their supply chains.  Uses examples from retail, pharmaceutical, defense, manufacturing, and logistics industries.

Prerequisites: TLM 301  and admission to the BASTLM program.

Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss current supply chain technologies and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each.
  • Choose the appropriate technology and scope of application for a given product or site
  • Discuss the development of metrics to assess effectiveness of applied technological systems
  • Compare and analyze different vendors’ supply chain management software packages
  • Explain whether and/or when to enhance and upgrade legacy systems or to embrace new technology