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BS in Global Supply Chain Management

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The principles behind supply chain management focus on developing seamless flows of raw materials, products/services, information, and financial capital.  The supply chain starts at the initial design process and includes raw material sourcing, logistics, and continues through the delivery of that product or service to the end customer, with a goal of creating customer satisfaction at optimal cost.  The GSCM curriculum takes a systems approach, which includes concepts and faculty from operations management, marketing, information systems, human resource management, strategic management, and economics woven together in a seamless curriculum.  Concepts emphasized include:
  • Integration through ERP
  • A process management approach to quality
  • A global orientation
  • E-commerce based strategies
  • Employing IT as a decision-making tool
  • People and organizational skills for implementing GSCM solutions
  • Incorporating environmental sustainability perspectives
 
Required courses include:

EC451 Industrial & Supply Chain Economics
IS428 Information Systems for Supply Chain Management
OM341 Global Sourcing & Supply Chain Design
OM351 Quality Management & Lean Enterprise
SB361 Supply Chain Environmental Management
SB381 Logistics Management
SB441 Advanced Topics in Global Supply Chain Management
OS466 Negotiations & Relationship Management
 
Students choose one professional elective courses from the following list:
IS414 Database Management
LW471 Law & Society II
MK322 Market Analysis & Research
MK436 Creativity and Developing Innovation & New Products
SB476 Management of Technology
SB305 Cost Management 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Concentration in Global Supply Chain Management:
      
A professional concentration in Global Supply Chain Management is available to E&M students who are planning a career in Procurement, Logistics, Warehouse Management, ERP Systems Integration, Transportation or Materials Handling.
 

REQUIRED COURSES

PREREQUISITE

EM341

Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Design

EM331

SB381

Logistics Management

MK320 and EM/OM331

IS428

Information Systems for Supply Chain Mgmt

EM331

SELECT TWO OF THE FOLLOWING:

EM351

Quality Management & Lean Enterprise

STAT383

OS466

Negotiations & Relationship Management

EM286

EM361

Supply Chain Environmental Management

EM331