15.772 D-Lab: Supply Chains
Introduces concepts of supply chain design and planning with a focus on supply chains for products destined to improve quality of life in developing countries. Topics include demand estimation, process analysis and improvement, facility location and capacity planning, inventory management, and supply chain coordination. Also covers issues specific to emerging markets, such as sustainable supply chains, choice of distribution channels, and how to account for the value-adding role of a supply chain. Students conduct D-Lab-based projects on supply chain design or improvement.
This class has no prerequisites.
15.772 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. C. Graves.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 1-134.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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