PAUL 680 (14) - BiP-Competitive Intelligence Topics

BiP:C/Disruption Supply Chain

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Paul College Business & Econ
Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Term 3 (01/23/2024 - 03/15/2024)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56252
Business in Practice: Competitive Intelligence develops students' abilities to gather, analyze, and distribute information and ideas about products, customers, competitors or the external environment. An emphasis is placed on experiential learning and instruction from business professionals. Rotating topic courses are offered to meet the needs of the ever-changing business environment. Cr/F, unless noted as letter graded in the section or additional course description.
Section Comments: Full title: BiP:C/Disruption in the Supply Chain
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 3/15/2024 W 3:40pm - 6:30pm HORT 201
Additional Course Details: 

In this course, student will learn about overviews, issues, and trends in the modern supply chain and logistics field. As a class we will approach learning about supply chains through the lens of products/industries that consumers interact with daily and explore how these products’ supply chains can be affected by disruptions.  


The class will work in six teams, each follow their product category through the supply chain. Along the way, each group will learn and share the nuances and complexities for each product type by using information resources and data. The course will invite professionals to help increase practical understanding of key areas of the supply chain (sourcing, demand, inventory, warehousing, transportation, and optimization) to help increase student understanding and expose them to career paths in the field. Finally, through the course students will learn how data and information play an important role in supply chain and the daily lives of professionals in the field.