Logis­tics, Pur­chas­ing & Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment Edu­ca­tion at Broad Col­lege of Business

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Michi­gan State University’s Eli Broad Col­lege of Busi­ness, which includes the Eli Broad Grad­u­ate School of Man­age­ment, is con­sis­tently ranked among the top busi­ness schools in the coun­try, with more than 6,000 stu­dents cur­rently enrolled in under­grad­u­ate, MBA, mas­ters, doc­toral and exec­u­tive devel­op­ment programs.

Accred­ited by the Asso­ci­a­tion to Advance Col­le­giate Schools of Busi­ness (AACSB) since 1953, rep­re­sent­ing the high­est stan­dard of achieve­ment for busi­ness schools world­wide. Insti­tu­tions that earn accred­i­ta­tion con­firm their com­mit­ment to qual­ity and con­tin­u­ous improve­ment through a rig­or­ous and com­pre­hen­sive peer review.

The Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment Depart­ment pro­grams are the most widely rec­og­nized in the United States that offer inte­gra­tion among these crit­i­cal, value-​adding com­po­nents to enhance global com­pet­i­tive­ness. The objec­tives are to pro­vide and encour­age stu­dents to pur­sue con­cen­tra­tions within their area of inter­est. As a result, indus­try looks to MSU as the prime sup­plier of Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment tal­ent in abun­dant job opportunities.

Academic Programs

Under­grad­u­ate Programs

  • BA in Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion - Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment (SCM) Major: Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment inte­grates top­ics from man­u­fac­tur­ing oper­a­tions, pur­chas­ing, trans­porta­tion, and phys­i­cal dis­tri­b­u­tion into a uni­fied pro­gram. The pro­gram offers inte­gra­tion among these crit­i­cal, value-​adding com­po­nents to enhance global competitiveness.

Grad­u­ate Programs

  • MBA with Con­cen­tra­tion in Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment: The Broad Full-​time MBA pro­gram pre­pares you for all lev­els of man­age­ment within an orga­ni­za­tion. You’ll leave with a com­plete under­stand­ing of the strate­gic posi­tion­ing of a firm, its value chain, and how busi­ness activ­i­ties con­tribute to total per­for­mance. The Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment MBA Pro­gram at Broad has earned top rank­ings and a world­wide rep­u­ta­tion for the recog­ni­tion that both tra­di­tional and elec­tronic com­merce require effec­tive and effi­cient prod­uct pro­duc­tion and fulfillment.
  • MS in Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment: The Mas­ter of Sci­ence in Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment (MSSCM) degree is a unique grad­u­ate pro­gram pro­vid­ing spe­cific deeper knowl­edge of sup­ply chain prac­tices and tech­nolo­gies in a struc­ture that it allows it to be com­pleted while stu­dents are work­ing full time. The MSSCM pro­gram aug­ments a student’s under­stand­ing regard­ing the role of sup­ply chain man­age­ment in enter­prise strat­egy. It intro­duces stu­dents to cur­rent SCM oper­at­ing prac­tices, analy­sis meth­ods, tech­nol­ogy appli­ca­tions and strat­egy devel­op­ment. It incor­po­rates a rig­or­ous cross-​functional blend of courses focus­ing on the rela­tion­ship of sup­ply chain man­age­ment to infor­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy and inno­va­tion processes.

Doc­tor of Phi­los­o­phy (PhD) in Busi­ness Administration

  • Logis­tics Doc­toral Pro­gram: The pro­gram focuses on prepar­ing stu­dents for aca­d­e­mic posi­tions at top-​tier research uni­ver­si­ties. The logis­tics doc­toral pro­gram is a small, but elite, pro­gram focus­ing on the­ory and research that advances the sup­ply chain logis­tics discipline.
  • Oper­a­tions & Sourc­ing Man­age­ment Doc­toral Pro­gram: The pro­gram focuses on train­ing Ph.D. stu­dents for fac­ulty posi­tions at top-​tier research uni­ver­si­ties around the world. Stu­dents can spe­cial­ize in either oper­a­tions man­age­ment or sourc­ing man­age­ment with research focus­ing on the­ory devel­op­ment and model build­ing in areas such as oper­a­tions strat­egy, tech­nol­ogy man­age­ment, new prod­uct devel­op­ment, out­sourc­ing, sup­ply man­age­ment and broader sup­ply chain issues rang­ing from strate­gic sup­ply chain design to tac­ti­cal and oper­a­tional level plan­ning and coordination.

Exec­u­tive Devel­op­ment Programs

  • Annual Pur­chas­ing and Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment Exec­u­tive Seminar
  • Logis­tics in Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment Exec­u­tive Seminar
  • Logis­tics cus­tomized seminars

MSU-BROAD College Features

Michi­gan State Uni­ver­sity Spar­tans work to advance the com­mon good in uncom­mon ways. The nation’s pio­neer land-​grant uni­ver­sity, MSU began as a bold exper­i­ment that democ­ra­tized higher edu­ca­tion and helped bring sci­ence and inno­va­tion into every­day life. Today, MSU is one of the top research uni­ver­si­ties in the world - on one of the biggest, green­est cam­puses in the nation - and is home to a diverse com­mu­nity of ded­i­cated stu­dents and schol­ars, ath­letes and artists, sci­en­tists and lead­ers. The mis­sion of the Eli Broad Col­lege of Busi­ness and the Eli Broad Grad­u­ate School of Man­age­ment at Michi­gan State Uni­ver­sity is to excel in the edu­ca­tion and devel­op­ment of busi­ness lead­ers and in the cre­ation and dis­sem­i­na­tion of knowl­edge, lead­ing to national and inter­na­tional promi­nence for core busi­nesses (under­grad­u­ate, MBA, MS, PhD, research and exec­u­tive devel­op­ment programs).

  • MSU Cam­pus & Pro­file: Michi­gan State Uni­ver­sity (MSU) is a pub­lic research uni­ver­sity in East Lans­ing, Michi­gan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pio­neer land-​grant insti­tu­tion and served as a model for future land-​grant col­leges. MSU’s sprawl­ing cam­pus is located in East Lans­ing, Michi­gan. The cam­pus is perched on the banks of the Red Cedar River.
  • Accred­i­ta­tion: Michi­gan State Uni­ver­sity is accred­ited by the Higher Learn­ing Com­mis­sion of the North Cen­tral Asso­ci­a­tion of Col­leges and Schools. The Broad Col­lege of Busi­ness has been accred­ited by the Asso­ci­a­tion to Advance Col­le­giate Schools of Busi­ness (AACSB) since 1953.
  • Broad Col­lege Rank­ings: In 2010, the Broad College’s full-​time MBA pro­gram was ranked 20th over­all and sev­enth among pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties by Bloomberg Busi­ness­week, which also ranked the pro­gram sec­ond in the nation for return on invest­ment. In addi­tion, the full-​time MBA pro­gram is ranked 21st by Forbes and 46th by U.S. News & World Report. The Broad College’s under­grad­u­ate pro­gram was ranked 28th over­all and 16th among pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties by U.S. News & World Report in 2010. It is ranked 43rd over­all and 16th among pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties by Bloomberg Businessweek.
  • Broad Aca­d­e­mic Depart­ments: Account­ing & Infor­ma­tion Sys­tems, Finance, Man­age­ment, Mar­ket­ing, and Sup­ply Chain Management
  • Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment Coun­cil: The Cor­po­rate and Stu­dent Rela­tions Office coor­di­nates the MSU Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment Coun­cil– a group of com­pa­nies that pro­vide finan­cial and other sup­port to the SCM Pro­gram. The SCM Coun­cil con­sists of rep­re­sen­ta­tives from these firms and fac­ulty mem­bers from the Depart­ment of Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment. SCM Coun­cil mem­bers par­tic­i­pate in the SCM Pro­gram by pro­vid­ing advice and coun­sel to the SCM stu­dents and fac­ulty. Mem­bers receive ben­e­fits from this asso­ci­a­tion through affil­i­a­tion with one of the pre­mier Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment pro­grams in the coun­try by net­work­ing with stu­dents as poten­tial employ­ees, being a recip­i­ent of new ideas from ongo­ing fac­ulty research and par­tic­i­pat­ing in the SCM meet­ings and in dis­cus­sions of top­ics of mutual interest.
  • IBM On-​Demand Sup­ply Chain Cen­ter: The IBM Sup­ply Chain Lab­o­ra­tory serves as an envi­ron­ment for mod­el­ing and analy­sis of an on-​demand sup­ply chain. Broad School grad­u­ate stu­dents and fac­ulty use the lab­o­ra­tory to study, sim­u­late and test the key rela­tion­ships in an end to end sup­ply chain, focus­ing on the dynamic flow of infor­ma­tion and the result­ing inter­de­pen­den­cies between them. Their work is expected to help IBM and other com­pa­nies build dynamic sup­ply chains that can sense and rapidly respond to chang­ing cus­tomer demands and mar­ket conditions.
  • Career Ser­vices: MSU Career Ser­vices Net­work offers more gen­eral infor­ma­tion and ser­vices for recruiters, stu­dents and alumni. The Under­grad­u­ate Lear Career Ser­vices Cen­ter is ded­i­cated to pro­vid­ing highly indi­vid­u­al­ized and pro­gres­sive career devel­op­ment and place­ment sup­port to under­grad­u­ate stu­dents prepar­ing for careers in busi­ness. The MBA Career Ser­vices Cen­ter offers a vari­ety of meth­ods for cor­po­rate employ­ers to meet and recruit Broad candidates.

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