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Retail Operations: Supply Management

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This course is an examination of the retail operations function of retail management, including value chain logistics, channel management, vendor relationships, and purchasing. Students will be prepared to develop strategic alliances and optimize the supply chain in a retail setting.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Fundamentals of Retail Supply Chain Management

    • Describe the roles and responsibilities of retail supply chain management.
    • Identify appropriate metrics to measure supply chain performance.
    • Describe types of organizational teams used in managing supply chains.
    • Illustrate the retail supply chain from the manufacturer to the consumer.

    Risk Management, Legal, and Ethical Considerations

    • Describe types of risk factors in managing retail supply chains.
    • Analyze the legal and ethical aspects of retail supply chain management.

    Inventory Management and Distribution Strategies

    • Determine appropriate distribution channels and logistical processes for supply chains in the retail industry.
    • Evaluate the effect of inventory management on organizational purchasing strategies and profitability.
    • Analyze current technology used in retail supply management.

    Vendor Selection and Organizational Purchasing Strategies

    • Identify strategies for making organizational purchasing decisions.
    • Determine criteria for vendor selection.
    • Determine management strategies to create effective buyer-vendor relationships.

    Accounting Methods and Inventory Control

    • Describe the cost and retail methods of accounting used in retail supply chain management.
    • Determine inventory control methods based on store operating and financial reports.
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