Our part-time Flex MBA program offers a concentration in Supply Chain Management
Through in-depth study of an organization’s value chain, the Supply Chain Management concentration demonstrates how these activities are linked both internally and externally. In a creative, hands-on environment that uses case studies and industry experts, students explore the multiple factors that have impact on a company’s supply chain. Successful completion of nine credits is required for the Supply Chain concentration. The Supply Chain concentration is available on-campus and online.
- GBUS 450 Strategic Supply Management (3 credits): A survey course designed to introduce the MBA/MSE student to the vital role played by supply management in achieving overall effectiveness for the firm in today's global economy. The course starts by examining the traditional purchasing process and then moves on to an examination of the evolution of purchasing into supply management and, finally, to the role purchasing plays in improving effectiveness of the entire value chain. consists of lectures, discussion and case analysis.
- GBUS 453 Transportation and Logistics Management (3 credits): The control of physical distribution and inventories; the flow of information, products and cash through the integrated supply chain.
- GBUS 432 Demand and Supply Chain Planning (3 credits): Students will learn how businesses work together to build relationships and integrate demand and supply planning activities across the supply chain to deliver superior value to customers. They will also learn about tools and technologies that enable integration as well as the critical drivers and the key metrics that support supply chain performance. Current readings and case studies, simulations and written assignments will be used.