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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Oct 01, 2020
 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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BUSBIS 1635 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS IN SUPPLY CHAINS


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course examines the advantages and complexities of ERP software and demonstrates how the system can improve processes and streamline operations as applied toward a global supply chain. ERP systems provide a competitive advantage for a company by allowing the management of different functions and processes in one single corporate information system, providing access to real-time data within the company, enabling greater business agility and strategic decisions. Accordingly, information technology systems in supply chains has been designed to provide students with: strong knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and how companies leverage ERP software to manage global supply chains. Hands-on experience with the execution of supply chain business processes in sap, an industry leader in ERP business software. Practical skills, acquired through experience-based learning activities, which will make students more effective working in a collaborative, global, virtual business world.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PLAN: Accounting(BSB),Finance(BSB),General Management(BSB),Global Management(BSBA),Marketing(BSB), Business Information Systems(BSB), Human Resources Management,Human Resources Management(BSB),Supply Chain Management(BSB) and undeclared CBA Majors


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