Concentration in Supply Chain Management

Take your MBA courses at University of Dallas and complete the concentration in Supply Chain Management from the nationally ranked Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago. All supply chain concentration courses are offered online for University of Dallas students. 

Supply Chain

Why supply chain?

Today’s global companies must have a high-performing supply chain and logistics system. This means that the dynamic and rapidly growing field of supply chain offers unparalleled opportunities for advancement.

Why this concentration?

The online Supply Chain Management concentration can set you apart with key program distinctions such as:

  • Specialization: Loyola University Chicago is one of only a few universities in the country that offers programs in supply chain management.
  • Highly ranked: Our MS in Supply Chain Management is ranked No. 17 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report, 2020.
  • Nationally recognized faculty: You are learning from the nationally recognized Quinlan supply chain faculty, while remaining a student at UD.
  • Industry-recognized model: Our program aligns with Gartner’s Supply Chain Talent Attribute Model, an industry-recognized indicator of comprehensiveness.
  • Supply and Value Chain Center: Our academic programs are complemented by the Supply and Value Center, which boasts more than 70 corporate members. This enables our program curriculum to be driven by best-in-class industry practices.

About the Concentration

The online Supply Chain Management concentration is a graduate-level, four-course program that delivers an essential foundation in supply chain management. It provides the skills central to effective end-to-end supply chain management, and indispensable insights for today’s supply chain professionals.

This concentration is ideal for students who are currently pursuing their MBA, a great complement for MBA graduates who need to retool or to enhance their resume, and an excellent option for current supply chain professionals who need to augment their knowledge base.

Courses

The online concentration requires completion of four courses.

  • SCMG 486: Global Logistics
  • SCMG 487: Purchasing Management
  • SCMG 488: Inventory Management
  • SCMG 489: Supply Chain Analytics

By also completing OPER 6305: Management of Operations course at University of Dallas or SCMG 480: Introduction to Operations Management at Loyola (online), you will also receive Quinlan’s Supply Chain Fundamentals Certificate.  

Program Structure

Courses are scheduled to enable completion of the certificate within 4 terms, with all students beginning the course sequence in the fall. Each course requires ten weeks. Lectures are conducted asynchronously online so that students may study the material at their own pace.