1.260[J] Logistics Systems

Class Info

Provides an introduction to supply chain management from both analytical and practical perspectives. Taking a unified approach, students develop a framework for making intelligent decisions within the supply chain. Covers key logistics functions, such as demand planning, procurement, inventory theory and control, transportation planning and execution, reverse logistics, and flexible contracting. Explores concepts such as postponement, portfolio management, and dual sourcing. Emphasizes skills necessary to recognize and manage risk, analyze various tradeoffs, and model logistics systems.

This class has no prerequisites.

1.260[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Caplice and Y. Sheffi.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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