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Supply Chain Management

Master of Business Administration: Supply Chain Management Specialization

This information is intended for prospective students or those who entered the MBA program in Fall 2014 or later.
Students admitted to the MBA program in the Fall of 2013 or earlier should refer to the information contained in the Supply Chain Management POS Worksheet instead of this page.

Overview

The Master of Business Administration Specialization in Supply Chain Management provides students with an academic curriculum focused on coordinating and integrating of materials, information, and finances as they flow both within and among companies. Common supply chain activities include sourcing, procurement, conversion, distribution, and logistics management. Supply chain management is the design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of maximizing value an organization creates for its stakeholders.

MBA Course Requirements

For general MBA program requirements please refer to the Official Program of Study for the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Supply Chain Specialization Description

The Supply Chain Management specialization is a total of 12 units, as follows:

Choose FOUR of these courses (12 units)
Recommended MIS 744 – Lean Six Sigma Quality Management ** Recommended MIS 754 – Seminar in Operations Planning and Strategy**
Recommended MIS 752 – Supply Chain and Enterprise Resource Planning** MIS 697 – Project Planning and Development** OR MIS 750 – Strategic Project Management**
Recommended MIS 753 – Global Supply Chain Management**  

*Offered each semester
**Offered once each year
***Offered every other year

Additional Enrichment

Students with a deep interest in a profession in Supply Chain Management would benefit from taking any of these courses:

Focus on Supply Chain Technology and Analytics Focus on Supply Chain Finance Focus on Supply Chain Coordination
MIS 691 – Decision Support Systems** ACCTG 620 – Financial Measurement and Reporting* MGT 722 – Seminar in Business Ethics and Social Institutions**
MIS 697 – Project Planning and Development** ACCTG 621 – Accounting Information Systems* MGT 748 – Seminar in International Entrepreneurship **
MIS 748 – Seminar in Applied Multivariate Analytics*** ACCTG 663 – Financial Statement Analysis** MKTG 761 – Product Innovation Management*
MIS 749 – Business Analytics** FIN 617 – Financial Management II** MKTG 763 – Seminar in Sales Management**
MIS 750 – Strategic Project Management** FIN 659 – Decision Making in the World Economy** MKTG 768 – Seminar in Internet Marketing and E-Business**

Students should register to Enterprise Systems eLearning Clubto learn how enterprise processes are integrated and configured using SAP. Students may earn certificates from CBA and SAP University Alliances.


*Offered each semester
**Offered once each year
***Offered every other year


NOTE: Students are responsible to verify prerequisite requirements for the courses they select.

MIS 688 (Information Systems & Strategies in Orgs) is a recommended elective for all MBA students. This class does not count toward the Supply Chain Management specialization, but will count towards the remaining electives students need to complete.