*The Bachelor of Business Administration will have select classes taught online by the Lower Cost Models for Independent Colleges Consortium (LCMC), taught by industry-leading experts who mostly have ivy league degrees and fortune 500 experience.
Because many undergraduate business students aim long term to earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA), MVNU offers the option of earning dual-graduate credit
. As one way to partially complete the degree’s upper division coursework, students meeting certain GPA requirements may take up to six (6) credits of 6000-level business classes.
ONLINE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION COURSES
Building upon 40 credit hours of traditional business coursework, the fifteen (15) credit hours of Supply Chain Management Core courses cover key components of supplier sourcing, logistics, distribution, business environment techniques, and service operations.
This course is designed to provide thorough familiarization with the many theories and techniques of operations management as they apply to accomplish objectives in all types of business operations and many other walks of life, but especially to manufacturing and service operations. Business processes, procedures, and strategies used to transform inputs into finished goods and services will be studied.
This course offers a practical introduction to lean management principles and techniques. It is tailored to help the student implement lean manufacturing in a business environment to improve productivity, business resilience, and to reduce waste.
This course covers the basic principles of supply chain management and provides techniques used to analyze various aspects of logistics systems. Key concepts such as inventory management, communication, warehousing, distribution, and facility location are examined as an integral part of modern business. The course addresses insights, concepts, practical tools, and decision support systems that are important for the effective management of the supply chain.
This course provides an overview of sourcing and operations. Students will learn the key components of sourcing: supplier selection, supplier segmentation, make vs buy decisions and supplier relationships. Additionally, forecasting techniques essential to analyze demand data and construct different forecasting techniques will be studied.
In this course, students develop skills and abilities in the research, writing, and presentation of descriptive and empirical data in a scientific manner. The course is designed to provide the student with a real-world opportunity to solve challenges in logistics, operations, planning, and sourcing faced by a real or fictional company. Students will take on the role of supply chain consultants, redesigning the existing supply chain of a consumer products company with the goals of implementing lean inventory management, and using six sigma processes to improve efficiency and allow the company to bring new products to market more rapidly.