Serkan Yilmaz

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Assistant Clinical Professor

Department Supply Chain & Information Systems
Office Address 471B 471B Business Building
Phone Number 814-863-1232
Email Address sxy149@psu.edu

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Courses Taught

SCM 405 – Mfg Svc Strat (3)
Investigates manufacturing and services strategies in supply chain networks. SCM 405 Manufacturing and Services Strategies (3)This course examines manufacturing and services strategies, with special emphasis given to quality management concepts, methods, and issues. After completing this course, students will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:  Explain the role of manufacturing or services operations from the boundary-spanning perspective of supply chain management and how supply chain management can be used as a strategic competitive advantage  Articulate how the various components of a manufacturing strategy are integrated, particularly with respect to the use of information technologies for supply chains  Effectively apply operational and quality tools useful in implementing manufacturing strategies. Individual and team assignments form the basis for evaluation. Evaluation methods include a combination of class participation, exams, 'hands-on' exercises, case studies, and written assignments. This is one of three prescribed foundation courses in the Supply Chain and Information Systems major for which B A 302 'Supply Chains' is a prerequisite. The course is also an important prerequisite for the capstone course in the major, SC&IS 450 'Supply Chain Leadership.'