Full Time MBA Program – Supply Chain Management Specialization

The Supply Chain Management specialization is concerned with the strategic integration of the source-make-deliver practices within and among organizational partners.  The Supply Chain Management program prepares students to handle broad managerial responsibilities in a variety of service and manufacturing settings. 

The Following prerequisite course is required for the Supply Chain Management specialization:

(3 credit hours)
Focuses on how supply chain creates value for organizations, their suppliers, and customers. Explores supply, operations, and logistic processes and how they are integrated within the firm and across organizations.

The following four additional courses are required for the Supply Change Management specialization:

(3 credit hours)
Fundamentals of the Six Sigma quality methodology and lean philosophies applied to the management of manufacturing and service organizations. Topics include Six Sigma, statistical process control, quality function deployment, process capability, reliability, just-in-time, and lean manufacturing.

(3 credit hours)
Overview of the logistics function in a global supply chain. Topics include global supply chains, information networks and enterprise resource systems, independent demand inventory systems, independent demand inventory systems, transportation infrastructures and rates, warehousing, packaging, and facility location.

(3 credit hours)
This course examines the decision-making processes necessary to effectively plan for the operation of a manufacturing system. Topics include forecasting sales and operation planning master scheduling and materials requirements planning. Specific emphasis placed on the concepts of flow and capacity within operations systems and the supply chain.

(3 credit hours)
The purpose of the course is to enable students to analyze price and costs, to understand total cost of ownership models, and to plan for and conduct purchasing negotiations. Supplier relationships, contract management, and legal considerations in supply management are also covered.