Academic Calendar

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

SCM 2160  Supply Chain and Operations Management  3 cr  

Study of supply chain management (SCM) and operations management. Positions operations management as a critical area of study within SCM. Focuses on process approach and system design. May not hold credit for both SCM 2160 and the former OPM 2600.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: None.

Equiv To: OPM 2600

SCM 2210  Transportation Principles  3 cr  

This course is a study of demand forecasting, cost analysis, regulation of carriers, role of transport in economic development, project appraisal, and transport planning focusing upon agricultural, agri-food and other supply chains. Also offered as ABIZ 2210. May not be held with ABIZ 2210.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [ECON 1010 (C) and ECON 1020 (C)] or former ECON 1200 (D).

Equiv To: ABIZ 2210

SCM 2220  Selected Topics in Logistics and Transportation  3 cr  

This course provides coverage on a number of critical topics in Supply Chain Logistics and Transportation. Areas of emphasis are based on current issues confronting managers and regulators/policy makers such as global supply chain logistics and transportation policy.

SCM 2230  Introduction to Supply Chain Management  3 cr  

An examination of the management activities that are necessary to ensure an efficient flow of materials, funds, and information among the various organizations in supply chains, from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of the finished product to the end user.

SCM 2240  Purchasing and Supply Management  3 cr  

Purchasing and supply management is an increasingly important element of corporate strategy as global supply chains become longer and more complex. In this course, students will learn about a major paradigm shift in purchasing, from a clerical activity to a strategic corporate function. The course covers strategic supply management, inter-organizational relationships, product and service specifications, price and cost analysis, negotiation, quality management, supply chain information technology, and other important purchasing topics, from a supply chain management perspective. Students may not hold credit for both SCM 2240 and SCM 2220 Topic: Purchasing Management.

Equiv To: SCM 2220

SCM 2250  Transportation Infrastructure Planning and Management  3 cr  

This course introduces students to the basic principles and practices of transportation infrastructure planning and management, providing students with adequate knowledge on the nature of transportation infrastructure, its development, management structures, and policies. Through different teaching methods, it aims to enable students to understand the major issues and challenges that transport planners, managers and policy makers are facing, and enable them to develop the ability of applying theoretical knowledge into practice. May not be held with SCM 2220 when titled " Transportation Infrastructure Planning and Management".

Mutually Exclusive: SCM 2220

SCM 2260  Transportation Strategy and Policy  3 cr  

This course provides students relevant fundamental knowledge on the major concepts of competitive strategies, governance and policies, as well as their application in the transportation sector. Through different teaching methods, this course aims to enable students to develop the ability to put strategic theories and policy concepts into practice within the transportation sector, both in Canada and the world. May not be held with SCM 2220 when titled "Transportation Strategy and Policy".

Mutually Exclusive: SCM 2220

SCM 3230  Global Supply Chains  3 cr  

The course provides a global orientation to supply chain management, with a particular emphasis on the global linkages between organizations in international supply chains. Supply chain management practices in selected countries are also examined.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: SCM 2230 (D) or SCM 3360 (D); or consent of instructor.

SCM 3250  Airline Business  3 cr  

This course provides a practical overview of the modern airline business from a global perspective. Topics such as airline pricing, airline alliance and airline-airport interaction will be included. May not be held with SCM 2220 when titled "Airline Business".

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: SCM 2230 (D) or consent of instructor.

Mutually Exclusive: SCM 2220

SCM 3260  Supply Chain Sustainability  3 cr  

This course covers supply chain sustainability. From a functional viewpoint, supply chain management (SCM) includes logistics/transportation, purchasing and certain elements of marketing. Sustainability is a multi-dimensional concept, spanning ecological, social, cultural and economic issues. The course includes a special focus on sustainable transportation. May not be held with SCM 2220 when titled "Supply Chain Sustainability".

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: GMGT 2010 (D) or consent of instructor.

Mutually Exclusive: SCM 2220

SCM 3270  Lean Management  3 cr  

Lean Management will provide students with a basic understanding of the components of Lean Management and the opportunity to practically apply the principles, methods and tools of Lean Management to real problems. Students will learn how to analyze case studies and apply course material in real-world situations. May not be held with SCM 2220 when titled "Lean Management".

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: a grade of "D" or better in SCM 2160 (or SCM 2161) or SCM 2230 or ABIZ 2520 or MSCI 2150 (or MSCI 2151) or the former OPM 2600 (or OPM 2601) or consent of the instructor.

Mutually Exclusive: SCM 2220

SCM 3280  Project Management in Supply Chain  3 cr  

Topics covered in this course will include project initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Following the PMI methodology, all ten knowledge areas will be covered, including: integration, scope, schedule, cost, HR, quality, risk, communication, procurement and stakeholder management. Students will learn how to analyze case studies and effectively use team work to develop strong planning and an analytical approach pertinent to project management. May not be held with SCM 2220 when titled "Project Management in Supply Chain".

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: a grade of "D' or better in SCM 2160 (or SCM 2161) or SCM 2230 or ABIZ 2520 or GMGT 1010 (or GMGT 1011) or MIS 2000 (or MIS 2001) or MSCI 2150 (or MSCI 2151) or the former OPM 2600 (or OPM 2601) or consent of instructor.

Mutually Exclusive: SCM 2220

SCM 3360  Supply Chain Logistics  3 cr  

The course provides an international/global orientation to logistics and supply chain management.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: MKT 2210 (D).

SCM 4250  Beyond Business: Advanced Issues in Supply Chain Management  3 cr  

The material covered in this course moves beyond a business perspective and analyzes the relationship between supply chain management (SCM) and other parts of society as a whole. It examines the issues that arise as supply chain management interests with government and society. May not be held with the former SCM 4240.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: SCM 2230 (D); or consent of instructor.

Equiv To: SCM 4240