BMM 126 - Introduction to Materials and Logistics Management

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course will cover all the essentials of materials management, manufacturing planning, purchasing and physical distribution of products from marketing to customers. Students will learn production planning and material requirements planning (MRP), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and capacity planning. Case studies and in-class exercises will provide students with a step-by-step approach to calculate and analyze inventory lot sizes, Kanban, safety stock, forecasting and logistics requirements. In addition, students will develop skills in, lean production, JIT manufacturing and terms for use in global supply chain management. (F, Sp, Su)