Lincoln College

Undergraduate Catalog: Lincoln College

Supply Chain

SCL 205: Foundations of Supply Chain Management

Credits: 3
This course provides an enhanced understanding of the key concepts in supply chain management and logistics.  The focus is on the integration of key business processes from the end user through the original supplier of products, services and information that add customer value.

SCL 305: Business Logistics and Materials Management

Credits: 3
A course integrating the various functions involved in logistics and materials management including storage, warehousing, transportation, materials handling, inventory control, purchasing and demand chains, and information flow. Emphasis on the synthesis of each function in establishing an effective supply chain system.

SCL 310: Supply Chain Management and Systems

Credits: 3
Investigation of the design and implementation of supply chains to maximize efficiency.  Theory, principles and implications of supply chains relating to manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and additional channel member.  Focus in on the analysis and design activities of the supply chain development process, system implementation and maintenance issues.
Prereq. SCL 205

SCL 313: Purchasing Partnerships in the Supply Chain

Credits: 3
This course emphasizes the development and management of strategic sourcing relationships and promotes an understanding of the strategic role of supply management in effective supply/demand/value chain operations.
Prereq. SCL 205

SCL 315: Transportation Management

Credits: 3
A contemporary analysis of the principles of transportation including the role of transportation systems, environmental and economic impacts, modal components, managerial and economic aspects of the various modes in both international and domestic operations, and regulatory issues.

SCL 350: Global and International Logistics

Credits: 3
An introduction to the diversity, design, and operation of the international logistics system and environment. Topics include export-import issues, multi-national sourcing and distribution strategies, comparative transportation systems, and logistics and materials management within and between firms throughout the global supply chain. Emphasis on concepts and practices that result in global competitive advantage.

SCL 410: Seminar in Contemporary Logistics Management

Credits: 3
A Senior level seminar course in which advanced students in Logistics and Supply Chain Management pursue intensive study of a specific contemporary issue, topic, or emerging problem in Supply Chain and Logistics management. Topic is selected by the instructor.

SCL 490: Strategic Logistics and Materials Management

Credits: 3
A capstone course designed to allow for application of logistics decision-making skills as they apply to inventory, transportation, and warehouse management. Focus is on hands-on application of analytical tools useful in logistics and materials management in developing, implementing, and maintaining logistical and supply chain systems. Course must be taken in final semester.
Prereq. SCL 305, SCL 310, SCL 313, SCL 315, and Senior Standing