Supply Chain Management (RSCM) 689

Supply Chain Management

Delivery Mode: Residential

Credits: 6

Prerequisites: Students must have successfully completed Phase 1 of the MBA program before taking this course.

Faculty: Faculty of Business

Program: Master of Business Administration

For current students a detailed course description is available in the MBA student handbook. For anyone not in the program interested in this course please visit the following website:


This in-residence elective focuses on various tools, techniques, and approaches for supply chain management (SCM), with examination of supply chain best practices as an underlying theme. It looks at the practical application of technology and close collaboration, which are key integration components in SCM. During this course students also study some specific topics like risk management, management of global supply chains, humanitarian logistics, CSR in context of SCM and greening of supply chains. A mix of lectures, online interaction and case studies are used for course delivery.

Athabasca University Library: Students are encouraged to browse the Library's Web site to review the Library collection of journal databases, electronic journals, and digital reference tools:

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.