Feb 18, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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DSES 4210 - Design and Analysis of Supply Chains

An overview of the principles involved in the design and operation of supply chains with applications to manufacturing and service industries.  Topics include dynamics of manufacturing systems and supply chains, lean manufacturing, lead time reduction in manufacturing and office operations, advanced pull systems, concurrent design of products and supply chains, rapid new product introduction, remanufacturing and reverse supply chains, and integration of information technology in supply chain operations.  The goal of the course is to enable students to synthesize models and tools and to understand how these could be applied to address emerging challenges in manufacturing and service systems and their supply chains. 

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites:  DSES 2210 or ENGR 4700, and ENGR 2600 or equivalent.

When Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3

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