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MBA in Global Supply Chain Management Courses Courses & Tuition
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Master of Business Administration

Global Supply Chain Management

MBA in Global Supply Chain Management Coursework

Required program courses (30 credit hours)
We've designed the core program courses in our MBA to provide you with the fundamentals to make an impact in the business world. See MBA Required Program Courses for a list of required coursework.

Global Supply Chain Management concentration courses (12 credit hours)
The concentration coursework is designed to further focus your MBA curriculum to better prepare you for a specific field or industry. To add a concentration to your MBA degree program, you may choose courses totaling 12 credit hours from the following list:

Click on a course name below for its full description.

Foundations in Global Supply Chain Management

Global Supply Chain Resource Planning and Management

Relationship Management, Procurement and Sourcing Strategy

Logistics, Distribution and Warehousing

Managing Quality

Foundations in Global Supply Chain Management
GSCM520 – 3 credit hours
This course focuses on core concepts and techniques required for directing and controlling processes that convert resources into goods and services. Coursework emphasizes integrating all aspects of the supply chain so that the quantity of goods being produced or acquired is accurate, and both time- and cost-efficient.
Global Supply Chain Resource Planning and Management
GSCM530 – 3 credit hours
This course examines concepts and methods of directing and controlling processes that result in optimal supply chain efficiency. Demand management and forecasting; master production scheduling; material requirements and capacity resource planning; the Theory of Constraints; distribution requirements planning; and inventory management are emphasized.
Relationship Management, Procurement and Sourcing Strategy
GSCM540 – 3 credit hours
This course provides an overview of sourcing relationships, including their strategy and implementation. Coursework examines the role of supply management across a global, upstream corporate value chain consisting of suppliers and outsourcers. Topics include make versus buy versus partner decisions; supplier evaluation, selection, assessment and quality assurance; the sourcing/procurement and partnering processes; relationship management; and purchasing ethics.
Logistics, Distribution and Warehousing
GSCM550 – 3 credit hours
This course examines physical supply and distribution systems critical to efficient integrated supply chains. Coursework addresses analytical and managerial methods applied to key components of facility location and materials management; logistics; distribution; transportation; warehousing; channel selection; logistics information systems; metrics and assessments; total cost analytics; and freight management.
Managing Quality
GSCM588 – 3 credit hours
This course focuses on implementation, cost and management of the quality function in manufacturing as well as service industries. Coursework addresses quality concepts and tools, as well as knowledge required for their application in quality planning, improvement and control in both parent organizations and supplier relationships.

Elective courses (6 credit hours)

You can take your electives in a variety of programs. Students may choose any electives for which they meet the prerequisites. Download the Academic Catalog and view "Course Offerings" for a complete list of courses that could satisfy your elective requirements.

In addition to the electives in the academic catalog, students in this degree program may pursue the following electives:

Supply Chain Management Decision Support Tools and Applications

Supply Chain Management Decision Support Tools and Applications
GSCM560 – 3 credit hours
This course emphasizes analyzing supply chain information. Coursework examines supply chain design and integration; constraint, inventory and advanced demand management; and risk pooling.

FINANCING OPTIONS

There are many scholarships and other financial aid options available for qualifying students that may help make your graduate education more affordable. Click one of the links below for more info.