Supply Chain Management:Forecasting and Logistics (BUSN 371)

This course will be taught through the LCMC College Consortium. This course provides a broad overview of the planning and execution of customer demand. It is divided into two parts: forecasting and logistics. In the first segment, we cover the three major building blocks of logistics networks: transportation, warehousing, and inventory. After completing this section, you will be able to differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of different modes of transportation. You will understand what goes into designing and setting up a warehousing facility. Finally you will be able to discuss the development of logistic networks that minimize costs and deliver top customer service. In the second segment, we cover planning and forecasting. Matching supply and demand requires planning. You will master different forecasting techniques essential for building a sales and operations plan. At the completion of this section, you will have the tools and techniques to analyze demand data, construct different forecasting techniques, and discuss the most suitable one for projecting future demand.

BUSN371 is a 3 credit course.