McCombs School of Business

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About the course

Analyze your planning and logistics procedures.

Better examine the supply chain and its relationship to marketing, finance, operations, engineering, logistics, inventory, transportation, and customer systems. Analyze your planning and logistics procedures with confidence.

Supply Chain

Dive into the ideas behind value creation and come away with the tools to successfully manage your supply chain.

Two-Day Concentrated Program

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and class runs 8:30 – 4:30 both days with a one-hour networking lunch included.

Austin, Texas

Enjoy proximity to the vibrancy of the campus and downtown Austin, and the innovative, business-friendly environment of the city.


  • Strengthen your process by testing your decisions during an in-class simulation
  • Link the Supply Chain together, through to your end customer
  • Address the planning function, including information flows through marketing, sales, and your customer
  • Connect the relationship between Supply Chain and marketing, finance, IT, and your customer's supply systems


Supply Chain Overview

  • Global Planning for SCM
  • Information Technology and SCM Planning

MIS and SCM Systems Planning

  • Product mix
  • Demand planning and SCM
  • Simulation

Planning, Forecasting and S&OP

  • Statistics refresher
  • Global Planning and forecasting
  • Scenario-based planning

Transportation and Logistics

  • 3PL, 4 PL
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory management
  • Site selection
  • Results and debrief of simulation

Trust the experts

Douglas Morrice

Director of Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence Bobbie and Coulter R. Sublett Centennial Professorship in Business PhD, Cornell University Douglas Morrice holds the Bobbie and Coulter R. Sublett Centennial Professorship in Business. He is also Professor of Operations Management an...


Ashish Agarwal

Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University MS, Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai Ashish Agarwal is an Assistant Professor of Information Management at The McCombs School of Business of the University of Texas at Austin. Ashish has a Bachelor...


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