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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

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This degree program adopts a systems approach to provide students the knowledge and skills needed for a career in supply chain management.

The program prepares students to design and manage supply chains in manufacturing and service industries.  This includes: perspectives and skills to design supply chains; strategies to optimize supply chain operations; opportunities to leverage information technology; and create effective demand fulfillment capabilities in firms.
The program is one year and 30 credits. The curriculum adopts an interdisciplinary focus and integrates concepts from industrial marketing, operations management, and information systems. The curriculum includes three parts: a business core, a supply chain core, and specialized electives that include real-world project-based courses that allow students to develop expertise in specific areas of supply chain management.

Supply Chain Core Courses

  • MGMT 6080 - Networks, Innovation, and Value Creation Credit Hours: 3
  • ISYE 6600 - Design of Manufacturing System Supply Chains Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 6967 - Advanced Quantitative Methods for Business  Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 6XXX - Supply Chain Capstone Credit Hours: 3


  • MGMT 6XXX - Supply Chain Capstone Credit Hours: 3

Plus one (1) course from the following:

Required Professional Development & Career Workshops

  • MGMT 6960 - 1 Prof. Development Workshop 1/Career Workshops  Credit Hours: 0
  • MGMT 6971 - 1 Prof. Development Workshop 2/Career Workshops  Credit Hours: 0

Specialized Electives

Two courses from the following:

  • MGMT 6XXX - Supply Chain Analytics Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 6XXX - Global Sourcing and Procurement Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 6XXX - Supply Chain Risk Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 6XXX - Enterprise IT Intergration Credit Hours: 3


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