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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6596

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2014-11-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change course number from special topics - MAR 6936 Supply Chain Management - to MAR 6213 Supply Chain Management
Comments: for MBA Supply Chain Mgmt Conc - required - to chair. Obj need rev. Emailed 3/4/14. Appd 5/2/14 updated 3/28. Nmbr MAR 6213 approved as MAN 6596. Effective 11/1/14. Note SCNS contacted regarding prefix change. Resolution pending


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    4855 2013-12-02
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Marketing BA 140600
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Donna F. Davis 8139743339 donnadavis@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MAN 6596 Supply Chain Management

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable? N
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Supply Chain Management
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Overview of key supply chain processes and functions, including logistics, marketing, finance, operations, and procurement, and the implications of supply chain management for creating value for customers and other supply chain members.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course is offered every semester in a 4-week intensive format as an elective course in the MBA program. Typically, 20 - 25 students enroll in the course. We expect the new MBA Supply Chain Management Concentration will enable us to increase enrollment to 40 - 50 students.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    PhD in business with a concentration in supply chain management or logistics


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    After completing the course, students should be able to:

    1. Define supply chain management and discuss the functions and processes that it includes;

    2. Effectively integrate and apply the principles and methods acquired in other business activities that relate to SCM;

    3. Analyze SCM processes and evaluate performance of supply chain members, and;

    4. Discuss the role of SCM in the global business enterprise.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    After completing the course, students should be able to:

    1. Define supply chain management and discuss the functions and processes that it includes;

    2. Effectively integrate and apply the principles and methods acquired in other business activities that relate to SCM;

    3. Analyze SCM processes and evaluate performance of supply chain members, and;

    4. Discuss the role of SCM in the global business enterprise.

    C. Major Topics

    - Defning supply chain management

    - Supply chain models -- SCOR model

    - Core processes of SCM

    - Sourcing and procurement

    - Quality management

    - Collaboration, coordination, and cooperation

    - Information systems

    - Supply chain risk and disruptions

    - Performance metrics

    - Trends in SCM

    D. Textbooks

    David Blanchard, Supply Chain Best Practices, 2nd ed. (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2010), ISBN: 978-0-470-53188-4.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    None

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Quizzes - 10%

    Examinations - 40%

    Field trip reports - 30%

    Presentations - 20%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Quizzes: Quizzes test your understanding of the reading assignments. A 10-question multiple-choice quiz will be administered at the start of class.

    Exams: Two exams (mid-term and final) consist of multiple-choice questions that cover the textbook material, class discussions, exercises, and cases.

    Field trip reports: We will visit two facilities in the Tampa area so that you can experience first-hand the supply chain operations of a company. Following the field trip, you will write a 5-page report of the field trip.

    Presentations: You will be responsible for preparing a one-page executive brief of a recent development in SCM (within the past 30 days) and presenting this information to the class.

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Students are expected to attend all class sessions and to submit work on the designated due dates. This course follows the USF Attendance Policy (see http://www.ugs.usf.edu/policy/GeneralAttendance.pdf) for accommodations for students who experience serious illness or other situations beyond their control that require them to miss classes and/or deadlines.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Proposed MBA Supply Chain Management Concentration


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    MBA elective course



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