Modern Technologies for Supply Chain Management

Modern Technologies for Supply Chain ManagementHours: 3 0 3

Emerging technologies have significant implications for us individually, but they also have profound consequences for firms, markets, governmental policy, and society in general. Whether you are an inventor who is developing a new technology, a manager who is considering using an emerging technology within your organization, an analyst who wants to predict the impact of an emerging technology on an industry, or a policy-maker charged with helping society benefit from emerging technologies, knowing how to analyze emerging technologies is critical. This course will help develop the skills to identify and analyze emerging technologies and their impact on firms, markets, policy, and society. Special emphasis will be given to the information collected and transmitted by new technologies and the opportunities and challenges associated with this information. Topics explore under this course include Supply chains, Supply chain lifecycle, Need for technology, Automated Identification Technology, Bar Coding, Radio Frequency Identification, Memory Buttons, Radio Frequency Tags, Voice Interactive Systems, Communication Technology, Electronic Data Interchange, E-Tracking, Very Small Aperture Terminal, Graphical Positioning System, Graphical Information System, Highway Automation system, Web-Based Tracking, Virtual Supply Chain, Warehouse Simulation.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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