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Courses - Fall 2019
BULM
Logistics, Business, and Public Policy Department Site
Courses with the BULM prefix are offered only for students in the MS in Supply Chain Management program.
BULM700
(Perm Req)
Business Fundamentals for Supply Chain Managers I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; or must be in Business and Management (Master's) program.
Credit only granted for: BULM758K or BULM700.
Formerly: BULM758K.
This course is part of a series of two courses Business Fundamentals for SCM part I and, part II. The series is intended to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to quantify the impact of supply chain management decisions on the bottom line. Students will gain a solid understanding of accounting, finance and the link between supply chain and overall financial performance. Students will analyze financial statements and explain the implications of supply chain management decisions on standard financial ratios and all components of the balance sheet and income statement. Through interactive supply chain finance models, students will demonstrate the sensitivity of outcome to multiple independent variables. Last but not least, students will also learn how to apply the net present value technique to evaluate the feasibility of investment projects in supply chain.
BULM701
(Perm Req)
Business Fundamentals for Supply Chain Managers II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BULM700; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BULM758Q or BULM701.
Formerly: BULM758Q.
This is the second course of the series Business fundamentals for Supply Chain Managers. This course is intended to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to quantify the impact of supply chain management decisions on the bottom line. Students will gain a solid understanding of accounting, finance and the link between supply chain and overall financial performance. Students will analyze financial statements and explain the implications of supply chain management decisions on standard financial ratios and all components of the balance sheet and income statement. Through interactive supply chain finance models, students will demonstrate the sensitivity of outcome to multiple independent variables. Last but not least, students will also learn how to apply the net present value technique to evaluate the feasibility of investment projects in supply chain.
BULM710
(Perm Req)
Data Driven Decision Making I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUSI630, BULM758X or BULM710.
Formerly: BULM758X.
Analytical modeling of business decisions; uncertainty, risk and expected utility; regression modeling to infer relationships among variables.
BULM711
(Perm Req)
Data Driven Decision Making II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUSI630, BULM758Y or BULM711.
Formerly: BULM758Y.
Analytical modeling of business decisions; uncertainty, risk and expected utility; regression modeling to infer relationships among variables.
BULM721
(Perm Req)
Global Supply Chain Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUSI672 or BULM721.
Offers a practical blueprint for understanding, building, implementing, and sustaining supply chains in today's rapidly changing global supply chain environment. It will provide the student with a survey of the fast-moving Supply Chain Management discipline and practice, including the evolution of supply chain strategies, business models and technologies; current best practices in demand and supply management; and methodologies for conducting supply chain-wide diagnostic assessments and formulating process improvement plans.
BULM732
(Perm Req)
Networks and Influence
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUMO725 or BULM732.
Focuses on networks, social capital, and influence as they relate to operating effectively in organizations. It draws heavily on emerging literature related to social capital and networks, but also integrates concepts from persuasion, communication, and motivation literatures to aid your efforts to build a successful track record for yourself and your organization.
BULM742
(Perm Req)
Global Supply Chain Resources Planning
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)) ; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Provides students with an overall understanding of how firms use an advanced supply chain planning (ASCP) application as an integral part of their materials management process which includes such activities as production planning, materials requirements planning, and distribution requirements planning.
BULM750
(Perm Req)
Lean Sigma for Supply Chain I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BULM758L or BULM750.
Formerly: BULM758L.
This course is part of a series of courses. This the second part of the Lean Six Sigma for SC Managers course series. We will be focusing on the Analyze, Improve and Control phases of the Lean Six Sigma methodology. Lean Six Sigma is a robust methodology for problem solving aiming to improve quality and reduce speed within a process. This course covers up to the Lean and Six Sigma Green Belt level body of knowledge. You will be expected to conduct a project on a case study of a business looking to improve their processes to meet customer requirements.
BULM751
(Perm Req)
Lean Sigma for the Supply Chain II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BULM750.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BULM758V or BULM751.
Formerly: BULM758V.
This course is part of a series of courses. The first part will cover the Introduction, Define and Measure Phases of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology. Lean Six Sigma is a robust methodology for problem solving aiming to improve quality and reduce speed within a process. This course covers up to the Lean and Six Sigma Green Belt level body of knowledge. You will be expected to conduct a project on a case study of a business looking to improve their processes to meet customer requirements.
BULM756
(Perm Req)
Supply Chain Strategy
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BULM758B or BULM756.
Formerly: BULM758B.
Examines supply chain management at the strategic level. Through class lectures, case discussions, and assignments, students first learn about the determinants of corporate strategy. Supply chain strategies are then discussed, along with the need to properly align supply chain strategy with corporate strategy. Finally, there is a discussion of how to implement supply chain strategy, given various environmental and market considerations.
BULM759
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Logistics Management
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.