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ISCOM/476

Integrated Supply Chain Applications

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Course length

Take this course on its own, or as part of a degree or certificate program.

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Course level: Upper Division

This course introduces students to the importance of a strategic plan and its interaction with and impact on supply chain applications. Students will be exposed to the processes of supply change creation and improvement and, as a result, the effects it has on competition. Students will be able to select and apply a set of metrics to the supply chain which demonstrate performance standards are achieved.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Describe how supply chain integration can be achieved.
  • Evaluate the difficulties of achieving integration between functional areas and the supply chain.
  • Analyze collaborative methods to bridge the cross functional and integration gap.
  • Explain the demand and supply integration (DSI) journey and managerial implications.

  • Explain the concepts of the ideal demand and supply chain integration and the key elements.
  • Identify the role of information in internal and external integration.
  • Identify the signals that showcase demand and supply are effectively integrated.
  • Explain the concepts of the demand and supply chain integration process.

  • Assess the value of efficiently integrating purchasing and logistics.
  • Explain how purchasing and logistics integration is applied to improved functional and financial performance.
  • Explain actions the supply chain leader needs to be successful.

  • Examine challenges involved in managing returns.
  • Evaluate methods to integrate and align functions across the supply chain.
  • Identify risks associated with supply interruptions.
  • Analyze the supply chain network approach to managing supply disruptions.

  • Evaluate components of the integrated alignment framework.
  • Examine external integration barriers.
  • Assess market trends and conditions that can affect supply chain decision making.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.