Supply chain managers have their eyes, ears and hands on nearly every stage of a product’s life cycle. In this role, you’ll oversee the purchase and storage of raw materials, track their development into new products, and develop cost-effective strategies for shipping the largest quantities possible to your company’s consumer base. Your attention to detail and solution-based mindset make you vital to the success of companies in virtually every major industry, from hospital and retail to manufacturing, distribution and even banking.
In supply chain management, you are responsible for material sourcing, transportation, inventory control and operations management. Our specialized track blends core MBA skills with proficiency in logistics technology, analytics, global markets and team-based project leadership to prepare you for success at the top of a field experiencing tremendous growth.
The supply-chain track also is offered through QU Online, as part of our online MBA program, allowing you more flexibility to complete your studies and advance your career while balancing the responsibilities of work and life.
Curriculum and Requirements
The MBA-SCM track has the same number of credits as the MBA program. The first 28 credits of the track are the MBA core. Students then take specialized concentration courses to complete the 46 credits required for the MBA. A student interested in the MBA-SCM track should indicate this to his/her adviser early in the program.
MBA/SCM Program of Study
|Foundational Course Work|
|MBA 601||Foundations for Decision Making (MBA QUick Start)||1|
|Decision Making Tools:|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Information Systems Strategy|
|Business Decision Analysis|
|Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 1)|
|MBA 615||Managing the Decision Making Process||3|
|Core Business Disciplines|
|MBA 620||Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (AC 620)||3|
|MBA 625||Organizational Behavior and Leadership for Decision Makers||3|
|MBA 635||Decision Making for Business Operations||3|
|MBA 640||Financial Decision Making||3|
|MBA 645||Marketing Decision Making||3|
|MBA 660||Decision Making in a Global Economy 1||3|
|Supply Chain Track Courses|
|MG 641||Supply Chain Management||3|
|MG 642||Logistics Management||3|
|MG 643||Strategic Sourcing and Supply Management||3|
|Graduate Electives 1|
|Select three graduate electives either in a specific concentration/discipline or customized by the student 1||9|
|Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 2)|
|MBA 690||Decision Making Capstone||3|
BS/MBA students must complete MBA 688 (3 credits)
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Enrollment and Graduation Data
Enrollment and number of graduates
Student enrollment in the MBA program (on ground) in 2015-2016: 154
Number of MBA program (on ground) graduates:
- 2015-16: 111
- 2014-15: 97
- 2013-14: 87
- 2012-13: 106
- 2011-12: 94