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Technology Impacts in the Supply Chain | SCMT.X404

Technology Impacts in the Supply Chain | SCMT.X404

New technologies that are reshaping our lives everyday are impacting the responsibilities of the supply chain network professional. This course discusses the technology cycle and how it has impacted the supply chain in recent decades.

We’ll discuss the use of enterprise resource planning tools, systems for inventory management, procurement, and customer relationship management.

Current technologies continue to increase efficiency through the use of tools like RFID, Internet of Things, Big Data, cloud technology, artificial intelligence, warehouse robotics, and even drone delivery. Knowledge of available technologies is imperative for supply chain professionals in today’s competitive market.

It is highly recommended that students take "Evolving Role of Supply Chain Manager" as the first course prior to taking this course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the impact of the rapid advancement of technology in the supply chain
  • Identify various IT systems used throughout the supply chain
  • Evaluate leading technologies and their potential impact to an organization

Topics include

  • Introduction to technology in the supply chain
  • The technology cycle
  • Integrating technology into the supply chain
  • Applied technologies, Internet of Things
  • Evaluation of emerging technologies
  • Assessing risks in technology
  • Technology in the future
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    Open Sections and Schedule
    Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
    02-21-2023 to 03-21-2023 1.5 $650

    Caleb J Zhang

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    Final Date To Enroll: 02-21-2023

    Schedule

    Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
    Tue, 02-21-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
    Tue, 02-28-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
    Tue, 03-07-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
    Tue, 03-14-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
    Tue, 03-21-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE