Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

ISQA 511 Sustainable Operations Management

Introduction to the concepts and analytic methods that are useful in understanding the management of a firm's operations and supply chain. The aim of the course is to (1) familiarize students with the basic language, concepts, insights and tools of operations and supply chain management, (2) demonstrate principles and methods for integrating sustainability into an organization using concepts such as the Toyota Production System, cradle-to-cradle principles, green procurement, and life cycle analysis, and (3) explore the relationship between sustainable supply chains and local and global economies in terms of environmental impact and social contribution.


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