Online Master's in Supply Chain Management

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MPSC-990-101

Capstone

This course allows students to use the tools, techniques, and knowledge they have learned throughout the program to solve a business problem or improve a process within their organization or as a consulting project for a real-world client. Students will work closely with their faculty advisor to determine an appropriate topic and scope for their capstone project.

Note: This course is completed primarily via an asynchronous online learning method. Four (4) required online synchronous sessions will be held via Zoom on select Tuesdays (8/30, 9/27, 10/25, and 11/15) from 8:00pm - 9:30pm EST. This course is a core requirement of the degree and requires a grade of "B" or better for successful completion.

  • Course #: MPSC-990-101
  • CRN: 42270
  • Instructor: Treusdell, R.
  • Dates: Aug 24 – Dec 17, 2022

MPSC-500-101

Ethics & Corp. Soc. Res. in SC

This course introduces students to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in supply chain and covers practical, real world topics such as: sourcing sustainable products from vendors, measuring and reporting environmental impacts, ethical sourcing, safety and quality assurance, diverse suppliers, human rights in the supply chain, and implementing a supplier code of conduct. The course will cover global views on CSR including the Global Reporting Initiative. Additionally, this course discusses ethical considerations encountered in supply chain management.

Note: This course is completed asynchronously online. This course is a core requirement of the degree and requires a grade of "B" or better for successful completion.

  • Course #: MPSC-500-101
  • CRN: 38823
  • Instructor: Goldston, J.
  • Dates: Aug 24 – Dec 17, 2022

MPSC-520-101

Intro. to Ops & SCM

This course introduces students to operations and supply chain management and orients them to the curricular areas of emphasis: Planning, Procurement Management, and Logistics & Fulfillment Management. Students will be introduced to a variety of tools, techniques, concepts, and theories. Topics will include demand planning, process design and improvement, quality evaluation, procurement, capacity analysis, logistics management and inventory management. This course will employ simulations, guest speakers, and case studies to immerse students in the world of supply chain management and help them understand essential terminology and current challenges.

Note: This course is completed asynchronously online.

  • Course #: MPSC-520-101
  • CRN: 38751
  • Instructor: Hofe, G.
  • Dates: Aug 24 – Dec 17, 2022

MPSC-975-201

Leading Cross Cultural Teams

This course focuses on practical as well as theoretical tools, methodologies, and approaches that students will use throughout their supply chain career. Leadership, organizational management, team diversity and cross-cultural communications topics will be covered in order to help students develop their management and teamwork skills.

Note: This course is completed asynchronously online.


MPSC-755-101

Negotiations

Effective negotiation is a key skill in supply chain management, impacting decisions such as order quantity, quality, service levels, total cost of ownership, and on-time delivery. Students will learn techniques and methods to prepare for negotiations and develop relationship management skills that improve their negotiation outcomes. Concepts such as developing a plan for negotiations, defining roles, developing high gain and high value questions, and demonstrating empathy and listening skills will be covered. Students will have the opportunity to practice via simulations and role play exercises.

Note: This course is completed asynchronously online.

  • Course #: MPSC-755-101
  • CRN: 40535
  • Instructor: Hofe, G.
  • Dates: Aug 24 – Oct 13, 2022

MPSC-547-101

Project Management

This course provides an overview of the project management lifecycle and associated processes. Students gain a solid grounding in fundamental project management concepts and learn how to develop a project charter, components of a project management plan, and a work breakdown structure (WBS). Students also learn how to assess risks, develop contingency plans, and create a change management plan.

Note: This course is completed asynchronously online.

  • Course #: MPSC-547-101
  • CRN: 40530
  • Instructor: Goldston, J.
  • Dates: Aug 24 – Oct 13, 2022

MPSC-547-102

Project Management

This course provides an overview of the project management lifecycle and associated processes. Students gain a solid grounding in fundamental project management concepts and learn how to develop a project charter, components of a project management plan, and a work breakdown structure (WBS). Students also learn how to assess risks, develop contingency plans, and create a change management plan.

Note: This course is completed via an online asynchronous format.

  • Course #: MPSC-547-102
  • CRN: 42978
  • Instructor: Dunn, L.
  • Dates: Aug 24 – Oct 13, 2022

MPSC-600-101

SC Analytics & Tech.

This course teaches students the primary quantitative and qualitative methods of analysis required to understand, forecast and address variability in the supply chain. Topics include forecasting systems, forecasting integration with strategic partners, typical forecasting fallacies, market analysis techniques, market testing, matching demand and supply, and quantitative forecasting methodologies and concepts, such as single, double, and triple exponential smoothing.

Note: This course is completed asynchronously online.

  • Course #: MPSC-600-101
  • CRN: 40531
  • Instructor: Jacobe, J.
  • Dates: Aug 24 – Dec 17, 2022

MPSC-546-201

Supply Chain Design

This course teaches students how to drive better business performance by structuring the supply chain in ways that enhance profitability, align with the strategic goals of the organization, and ultimately create shareholder value. Students are introduced to the theory and practice of mapping supply chain processes, logistics management, strategic partnership development, risk management, single versus dual-sourcing, organizational integration, and outsourcing versus insourcing in the context of how to build an effective supply chain. Students work through case study examples and simulations to identify how organizations must balance all the factors that drive Total Cost of Ownership and profitability.

Note: This course is completed asynchronously online.

  • Course #: MPSC-546-201
  • CRN: 40529
  • Instructor: Banuls, K.
  • Dates: Oct 14 – Dec 17, 2022

MPSC-546-202

Supply Chain Design

This course teaches students how to drive better business performance by structuring the supply chain in ways that enhance profitability, align with the strategic goals of the organization, and ultimately create shareholder value. Students are introduced to the theory and practice of mapping supply chain processes, logistics management, strategic partnership development, risk management, single versus dual-sourcing, organizational integration, and outsourcing versus insourcing in the context of how to build an effective supply chain. Students work through case study examples and simulations to identify how organizations must balance all the factors that drive Total Cost of Ownership and profitability.

Note: This course is completed via an online asynchronous format.

  • Course #: MPSC-546-202
  • CRN: 42979
  • Instructor: Dunn, L.
  • Dates: Oct 14 – Dec 17, 2022