Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management

Program Description

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

The M.S. in Supply Chain Management (one year and 30 credits) 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 in order to:

  • Understand the perspectives and skills to design supply chains
  • Develop strategies to optimize supply chain operations
  • Identify opportunities to leverage information technology
  • Create effective demand fulfillment capabilities in firms

Curriculum

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.

Typical Master’s Course Sequence

Business Core Courses

  • Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
  • Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management
  • Competitive Advantage and Operations Strategy
  • Information Systems for Management

Supply Chain Core Courses

  • Required Core Courses:
    • Design of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains
    • Networks, Innovation, and Value Creation
    • Advanced Quantitative Methods for Business
    • Supply Chain Capstone
  • Specialized Electives (Select 2) :
    • Supply Chain Analytics
    • Global Sourcing and Procurement
    • Facility Design
    • Supply Chain Risk Management
    • Transportation Economics
    • Transportation Network Analysis
    • Theory of Production Scheduling
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
48 USD
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
USA Troy, New York
Application deadline Request Info
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Duration 1 year
Price 48 USD