Supply Chain Management

Overview:

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer known as “the chain.”  With the Supply Chain Management MBA program specialization, students have the opportunity to learn the importance of purchasing, logistics, warehousing, inventory, and more. Additionally, classes focusing on SCM are available online for students wishing to exclusively attend an online MBA Supply Chain Management program.

Who Will Benefit From This Program:

Students seeking preparation for the APICS certification will find this specialization beneficial as the courses are taught with certification in mind. This specialization is also ideal for students seeking a leadership role within the Supply Chain industry, students that work in a career that calls for collaboration with professionals in this field, or students who want to become more knowledgeable on the supply chain management systems in general.

Courses & Structure:

REQUIRED COURSES:

  • MBA 570 – SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – 3 hours – This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of Supply Chain Management systems. The student will demonstrate knowledge in topics, such as, purchasing, logistics, operations and system development.
  • MBA 571 – LOGISTICS AND PROCUREMENT – 3 hours – This course will introduce the student to the basic principles of Logistics and Procurement. The course will focus on purchasing, information, warehousing, and transportation mode requirements necessary for the development of a comprehensive Supply Chain Management system.
  • MBA 572 – SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY – 3 hours – This course will introduce the student to the basic principles of Supply Chain Strategy. The course will focus on the integration of the warehousing, inventory, and transportation requirements to from an operational Supply chain Strategy.





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