International MBA - Operations/Supply Chain Management

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Would you like to ensure the smooth and efficient manufacture and delivery of products to customers? Consider getting the education you'll need for upper-management supply chain positions at Southern New Hampshire University. The school's International Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program offers a Supply Chain Management concentration. Read on for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

A supply chain involves the workers, technology, manufacturers, and retailer outlets that help facilitate the creation, transportation, and sale of given products to consumers. The entire process is overseen by managers whose job it is to check on the production of goods and ensure that quality control standards are met or exceeded. Through your International Master of Business Administration in Operations and Supply Chain Management program, you can explore relevant topics such as procurement, inventory control, budgeting, and transportation management. In addition, you will study Six Sigma Quality Management. The International M.B.A. portion of your curriculum will enable you to expand your knowledge of other cultures and to understand foreign laws and international business strategies. You might also examine the various ways in which businesses might remain competitive in international markets.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As a program applicant, you should have the desire to lead others and to work globally. Problem-solving and communication skills are essential. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This program requires completion of 39 credit hours and consists of 13 classes. The courses are designed to help you qualify to sit for the Six Sigma Green Belt certification test.

Operations & Supply Chain Management Concentration Courses*

Course Code Course Name
QSO 630 Supply Chain Management
  • Also choose two of the following:

Course Code Course Name
QSO 520 Management Science through Spreadsheets
QSO 530 Applied Statistics for Managers
QSO 610 Management of Service Operations
QSO 620 Six Sigma Quality Management
QSO 635 International Supply Chain Management
QSO 690 Topics in Operations Management

M.B.A. Core Courses

Course Code Course Name
ACC 500 Managerial Accounting
IT 500 Information Technology
MKT 500 Marketing Strategies
ECO 500 Managerial Economics
FIN 500 Financial Management
INT 610 Multinational Corporate Environment
MBA 700 Strategic Management
OL 690 Responsible Corporate Leadership
QSO 510 Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
QSO 600 Production and Operation Management

Specialized M.B.A. Foundation Courses

Some students may be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced IMBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

Please speak to an admission advisor for more information.

Course Code Course Name
MBA 501 Mathematics and Statistics for Business
MBA 502 Economics for Business
MBA 503 Financial Reporting and Analysis
MBA 610 Business Law
OL 500 Human Behavior in Organizations

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

When you've graduated from this program, you may find that jobs exist in areas such as manufacturing plants, consulting firms, and retail establishments. This degree might pursue industry positions such as:

  • Logistics Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Operations Manager