MBA - Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration

The Master of Business Administration degree program with a concentration in Operations and Supply Chain Management allows graduate students to recommend and command business decisions as they relate to continuous process improvement and strategic management. Emphasis is on quality control, process improvement, procurement and profit maximization. The program is developed and updated in collaboration with students and successful industry leaders, enabling our diverse student body to advance in their professional careers by attaining business competencies as well as leadership, strategic and creative thinking skills in the ever-changing global business environment.

The program allows graduate students to delve deeper into the realms of logistics, operations management, strategic sourcing and other aspects of business operations. Companies are looking to improve processes and streamline services in order to remain competitive in the evolving business landscape. The curriculum was informed by the Lean certification body of knowledge and will allow students a pathway to pursue industry-relevant certification.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
  • Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Analyze business supply chains and make strategic recommendations for maximizing benefits to all stakeholders.

Providence and North Miami students admitted to graduate programs in the College of Business who meet the English Proficiency Requirements but whose undergraduate degree was not earned at a American university or at a university located in a country in which the official language is English will be required to take a communications skills assessment. A list of those countries may be found online. Graduate students exiting the English as a Second Language Program at Johnson & Wales University may also be required to take a writing assessment. 

Master of Business Administration – Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Credits
Foundation Courses
ECON5000Economics in the Global Economy3
FISV5000Corporate Financial Accounting3
Core Courses
FISV5526Financial Reporting and Control3
FISV5600Financial Management3
MGMT5575Operations Management3
MGMT5800Effective Leadership3
MGMT5900Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law3
MRKT5500Strategic Marketing3
RSCH5700Research and Inquiry3
Operations & Supply Chain Management Courses *
MGMT6310Designing & Managing Supply Chains3
MGMT6320Global Strategic Sourcing3
MGMT6330Global Logistics3
MGMT6340Lean Production and Quality Control3
Career Capstone Course
MGMT6800Business Policy and Strategy3
Total Credits36.0-42.0
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Operations & Supply Chain Management concentration courses will only be offered online.