Materials Management

Course Name: 

Materials Management (MBA845)

Programme: 

MBA

Semester: 

Fourth

Category: 

Elective Courses

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Introduction to materials management-role of materials management in business - purchasing & quality -sources of supply. International buying - importance - global sourcing - global trading - green purchasing - supply chain management (SCM) - exim policy - exchange rate management - forward contracts. Contracts& pricing practices - negotiation - purchase timing - make or buy - capital equipment purchase - sourcing of projects. Strategic material planning - materials budgeting - inventory management -approach to system design. Stores and transportation. Stores management - insurance - sales tax - transportation - marine insurance. Policies - standards and practices - procedures.

References: 

1. Gopalakrishnan P. &Sundaresan M., Materials Management: An Integrated approach, Tata-McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1996.

Department: 

School of Management
 

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National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
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