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Retail Operations: Supply Management

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This course encompasses an examination of the supply side of the retail value chain including 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 to take individually or 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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    Vendor Selection and Organizational Purchasing Strategies

    • Identify criteria for evaluating organizational purchasing decisions.
    • Determine criteria for vendor selection.
    • Determine management strategies needed to create effective buyer/vendor relationships.
    • Examine strategies to make organizational purchasing decisions.

    Inventory Management

    • Evaluate the effect of inventory management on organizational purchasing strategies.

    Distribution Strategies

    • Analyze current technology used in retail supply management.
    • Select appropriate distribution channels and logistical processes.

    Legal and Ethical Considerations in Supply Management

    • Examine legal and ethical aspects of supply management.

    Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

    • Describe the roles and responsibilities of retail supply management.
    • Illustrate the retail supply chain from the manufacturer to the consumer.
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