Core Courses

All of our MS Global Supply Chain Management students take the following core, or required courses. Please click on a course title to read a description of each course. On-campus students are required to take 21 units of core course work. Online students will take 22.5 units of core classes.

Core Courses for the On-Campus Program

DSO 547: Designing Spreadsheet-Based Business Models

Application of decision analysis, simulation and optimization techniques to managerial problems. Learn how to create and present useful spreadsheet models to analyze practical business models.

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DSO 549: Application of Lean Six Sigma

Application of Six Sigma practices and techniques to improve operations in organizations.

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DSO 557a: Global Supply Chain Management in International Settings

Study of global logistics infrastructures - water, rail, road, and air - through readings, team research and presentation, international site visits, and final written report.

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DSO 557b: Global Supply Chain Management in International Settings

The influence of value-added services and regulatory issues on suppliers and supply chains. Readings, team research and presentation, site visits (LA), and final written report.

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DSO 581: Supply Chain Management

Issues in supply chain management. Supply chain performance and dynamics. Tools for planning, control and coordination. Supply chain design and strategy.

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DSO 595: Internship in Data Sciences or Operations

Supervised on-the-job business experience in the student's area of interest (Curricular Practical Training). 

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GSBA 534: Operations Management

Formulation, modeling, analysis, and optimization of business decision problems; survey of concepts and techniques necessary to manage the operations function of the firm.

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GSBA 542: Communication for Management

Internal and external communication, research methods, reports for decision-making, oral presentations and briefing, strategies to assure communication; field studies.

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ISE 583: Enterprise Wide Information Systems
The role of enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs) in an organization and the task of implementing and managing the IS function.
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    Core Courses for the Online Executive Program

    DSO 520: Logistics Management

    Gives students a managerial knowledge of basic logistics concepts and principles. Some topics include management of logistics cost integration, transportation, distribution, and customer service.

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    DSO 549: Application of Lean Six Sigma

    Application of Six Sigma practices and techniques to improve operations in organizations. Live company project component.

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    DSO 557a: Global Supply Chain Management in International Settings

    Study of global logistics infrastructures - water, rail, road, and air - through readings, team research and presentation, international site visits, and final written report.

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    DSO 557b: Global Supply Chain Management in International Settings

    The influence of value-added services and regulatory issues on suppliers and supply chains. Readings, team research and presentation, site visits (LA), and final written report.

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    DSO 580: Project Management

    Applications of systems theory and concepts, matrix organizational structures, PERT/CPM project modeling, and management information systems to the management of complex and critical projects.

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    DSO 581: Supply Chain Management

    Issues in supply chain management. Supply chain performance and dynamics. Tools for planning, control and coordination. Supply chain design and strategy.

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    GSBA 534: Operations Management

    Formulation, modeling, analysis, and optimization of business decision problems; survey of concepts and techniques necessary to manage the operations function of the firm.

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    GSBA 542: Communication for Management

    Internal and external communication, research methods, reports for decision-making, oral presentations and briefing, strategies to assure communication; field studies.

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    ISE 583: Enterprise Wide Information Systems

    The role of enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs) in an organization and the task of implementing and managing the IS function.

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