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Global Supply Chain Management

For master’s level students interested in global supply chain management, Kelley’s Department of Operations and Decision Technologies has many options.

Master’s degree students in the department can pursue one of these majors:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Supply Chain and Operations
  • Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSCM), designed for the working professional and offered online)

Supply chain management is also offered as a minor for MBA students.

For Additional Experience

Our majors and minors are complemented by the Supply Chain & Global Management Academy, worth six hours of credit toward your degree. In the Academy, students gain real-world perspective and field-specific knowledge by working with senior practitioners in supply chain management and related areas.

More information on the Academy.

Course Descriptions

Many excellent courses are available for students who are interested in pursuing one of these degrees. A brief selection of supply chain management courses are provided here as an overview. 

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K579: Revenue Management 
The revenue management course characterizes business settings where tactical price adjustments provide an opportunity to improve the bottom line, and will study models and tools for tactical pricing decisions. The course introduces quantitative methods to improve decision-making, with special emphasis on spreadsheet modeling and analysis. 

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P579: Sustainable Operations 
This course examines improvements on the environmental impact of current operations, or eco-efficiency: environmental and take-back legislation, pollution prevention and waste reduction including lean, 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle), environmental management systems and ISO 14001, LEED certification, and life cycle assessment (LCA). We then address closed-loop systems, or product stewardship: design for environment (DFE), leasing, reuse, and remanufacturing. Finally, the course addresses sustainability in the supply chain. 

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P561: Supply Chain Management & Technologies
This course focuses on supply chain design and management, especially as it relates to inter-firm, coordination efforts in a global setting. The objectives of this course are to build a basic understanding of supply chain issues and learn to model some of the problems encountered in supply chain management. 

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