SCM.260 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. SCM.271 meets with SCM.260 but requires fewer assignments and lectures.

This class has no prerequisites.

SCM.260 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by Y. Sheffi and C. Caplice.

Lecture occurs 8:30 PM to 10:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-315.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT - Supply Chain Management site.

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