15.762 Supply Chain Planning


Class Info

Focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally, with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. Introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing. Lectures, computer exercises, and case discussions introduce various models and methods for supply chain analysis and optimization. Recommended for Operations Management concentrators. First half-term subject.

This class has 1.260, and 15.761 as prerequisites.

15.762 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester.

Lecture occurs 8:30 PM to 10:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-345.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Half Term Subject Evaluations, 15.762 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Supply Chain Planning site or on the 15.762 Stellar site.

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