- BUS 6400 Leadership of Self and Organizations
- BUS 6730 Supply Chain Management
- BUS 6750 Operations Management
- BUS 6740 Lean/Six Sigma Certification AND/OR
- BUS 6997 Lean/Six Sigma Practicum
BUS 6400 Leadership of Self and Organizations (Saturday-hybrid or Online)
An examination of leaders and leadership at the individual, group, organizational, and international levels. Also provides conceptual frameworks for group dynamics, diagnosing performance problems, designing appropriate organizational interventions and securing stakeholder commitment.
BUS 6730 Supply Chain Management (Saturday-hybrid)
Views the supply chain from the point of view of a general manager. Logistics and supply chain management is all about managing the hand-offs of either information or product. The design of a logistics system is critically linked to the objectives of the supply chain. The focus of this course is understanding how logistical decisions impact the performance of the firm as well as the entire supply chain. This includes understanding the link between supply chain structures and logistical capabilities in a firm or the entire supply chain. The function of supply chain management is to design and manage the processes, assets, and flows of material and information required to satisfy customers’ demands. On the revenue side the supply chain decisions have a direct impact on the market penetration and customer service. The course examines how the combination of enterprise information infrastructure and the Internet has paved the way for a variety of supply chain optimization technologies.
BUS 6740 Lean/Six Sigma Certification (Online)
This course focuses on the practical application of many process flow, quality and data analysis techniques to solve many of the problems that plague organizations today. Focus is on countermeasures developed primarily through the application of lean techniques as well as basic to intermediate qualitative and quantitative statistical techniques utilized within the Six Sigma DMAIC (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve- Control) roadmap. This course provides the training basis for achieving the skill level of a Six Sigma Green Belt. Lean Six Sigma, with its origins in the teachings of Total Quality Management (TQM) stresses eliminating not only product defects, but six other forms of waste.
BUS 6750 Operations Management (Saturday-hybrid)
Students will learn to explain management systems, project management, quantitative principles, and techniques for the effective planning and utilization of resources within an organization. Emphasis is placed on applying critical thinking skills to solve problems and managerial decision making for the improvement of operational processes and productivity. Apply management theories and resource management practices to successfully lead a dynamic organization. Demonstrate the ability to collect and analyze information and data in order to formulate analytically sound decisions for the planning and utilization of resources. Analyze and apply the strategic decision-making and operational planning process for effectual policy making within an organization. Conduct an analysis of appropriate financial and economic data necessary to support organizational decision making.
- Fall Start Timeline: Leadership of Self and Organizations (fall), Lean/Six Sigma Certification (spring), Supply Chain Management and Operations Management (summer)
- Spring Start Timeline: Lean/Six Sigma Certification (spring), Supply Chain Management and Operations Management (summer), Leadership of Self and Organizations (fall)
- Summer Start Timeline: Supply Chain Management and Operations Management (summer), Leadership of Self and Organizations (fall), Lean/Six Sigma Certification (spring)