Introduction to the principles, techniques, and systems of production and inventory management. Focus on statistical methods for forecasting, quality and process control, economic models for the interplay of marketing, manufacturing and suppliers in supply-chain management and management science models for understanding the effectiveness of total quality management and business process reengineering. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): MGT105 and MTH160 or MGT115 and MTH160. As needed.