Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    
    May 23, 2024  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HADM 6350 - Selection, Procurement and Supply Chain Management


     
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both HADM 6350 and HADM 4385  or HADM 6385 
Co-meets with HADM 4350 . Undergraduate students should enroll in HADM 4350 

C. Gaulke.

This course deals with contemporary management issues related to procurement activities within the hospitality industry. Focus is on both the food distribution industry and the hospitality industry so that students understand the role the distributor plays in the movement of food and supplies from the producer to the hospitality operator and how the creation of distribution partnerships serves to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Topics include distribution channels and intermediaries in the supply chain, food distributor financial statement analysis, evaluation and selection of suppliers, development of buying strategies, influence of economic and environmental factors on supply, purchase timing and inventory management, the emerging role of the Internet, and e-procurement service providers.



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