2019-2020 Catalog

Minor in Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Operations and Supply Chain Management minor provides students with a broad conceptual grounding in Operations and Supply Chain Management. The program includes significant background in management theory, practice, and skills development, providing students with managerial perspective that they will need to be successful in their careers. The minor also provides specific focus on operational issues in manufacturing and service organizations, as well as significant skill sets to facilitate operationally effective and efficient decision-making. Finally, the minor includes a balanced perspective by addressing relevant issues, practices, and principles of supplier management, supply chains, and logistics issues to assure that students are well grounded in supply chain management.

Students will be required to successfully complete all of the following courses, each of which is a 3-credit hour course.

MGMT 301Operations Management3
ISBC 217Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems3
MGMT 309Quantitative Methods for Managers3
MGMT 431Supply Chain Management3
MGMT 432Supplier Relationship Management3
MGMT 433Logistics in the Supply Chain3
MGMT 302Human Resource Management3
or MGMT 310 Organizational Behavior
Total Credits21

Students are expected to complete the pre-requisite courses of the required courses listed above. Possible exceptions are noted below:

  • ECON 210 Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics (which is a pre-requisite course for MGMT 301 Operations Management and MGMT 310 Organizational Behavior ) may be waived by providing evidence of an adequate background and, or training in applied statistics to the Management Department
  • Non-CoBPA majors may request that the ISBC department waive ISBC 117 Personal Productivity with Information Technology pre-requisite requirement for ISBC 217 Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems, based upon potentially acceptable alternative coursework that the ISBC department finds acceptable. Students should contact the ISBC department with their request.
  • MGMT 300 Principles of Management (which is a pre-requisite for MGMT 302 Human Resource Management and MGMT 310 Organizational Behavior) may be waived by demonstration of acceptable alternative coursework. Requests should be directed to the Management Department.

This minor will not be available to any of the following ‘Management’-oriented majors: Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management.

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Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382