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SCM 853  Operations Strategy

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 1.5   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 1.5
Prerequisite:
SCM 826
Recommended Background:
SCM 825 and SCM 827
Restrictions:
Open to MBA students in the Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management or approval of department.
Description:
Developing and implementing operations strategy. Matching of competitive priorities with operational investments and decisions. Manufacturing process choice, capability development, technology management, process simulation, linking supply chain with product type and inventory management decisions. Recent developments such as synchronized flow management, E-commerce, and advanced performance measurement.
Semester Alias:
MSC 853
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - Open