Today's organizations purchase or outsource a number of products, processes, and/or services to support strategic, tactical, and operating decisions across their value chain or supply chain. This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques of procurement and outsourcing best practices used for various products, processes, and services. These decisions have strategic importance in helping organizations to create a competitive advantage by improving their value chains. Emphasis will be placed on students developing a basic knowledge and skill set centered on real themes, demands, applications, best practices, and opportunities in today's evolving and dynamic international business environment.
Admission to: BUS-BS or TMGT-BAS or INTBUS-BAS and Prerequisite: MAN 3504