Graduate Certificate in Global Supply Chain Management

The Graduate Certificate in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is an interdisciplinary certificate between the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, College of Engineering, and the Department of Management, Trulaske College of Business. The certificate is a interdisciplinary certificate consisting of two Supply Chain courses (one from Management and one from Industrial Engineering) and one Analytics elective and one Supply Chain/Operations elective. Certificate holders will gain knowledge in operations management, analytics, sourcing/procurement, logistics, distribution, transportation, information technology, and decision sciences.


The certificate requires the completion of 12 credit hours with a 3.00 GPA.

Academic Requirements for the Stand-Alone Certificate:
The prerequisite for the stand-alone certificate is a baccalaureate degree and prior statistical coursework. Students with either an AACSB accredited BS in Business or an ABET-accredited BS in Industrial Engineering will meet this requirement. Students who are pursuing the stand-alone certificate must dually enroll in the Graduate School, be admitted to the GSCM Graduate Certificate Program and receive graduate credit for their 12 semester hours of stand-alone certificate courses.

Academic Requirements for the Obtaining Certificate as part of other MU degree:
Students currently enrolled in MU MBA, MS Business or MS/PhD Industrial Engineering programs will meet admission requirements and need to complete the required 12-semester credits of the GSCM program.

Required Courses- 6 credit hours6
MANGMT 7070Supply Chain Management3
IMSE 8370Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis (MANGMT 7070 should be taken prior)3
Analytics Track- 3 credit hours from the following:3
IMSE 7410Data Engineering and Predictive Modeling3
IMSE 8110Design and Analysis of Engineering Experiments3
IMSE 8410Advanced Analytics with Engineering Applications3
MANGMT 7450Business Analytics3
MRKTNG 8180Applied Statistics for Marketing Analytics3
MRKTNG 8760Marketing Analytics for Business Decisions 1-3
MRKTNG 8780Advanced Marketing Analytics1-3
MRKTNG 8800R for Marketing Analytics1.5
Supply Chain/Operations Track- 3 credit hours from the following:3
IMSE 7330Material Flow and Logistics System Design3
IMSE 7350Production and Operations Analysis3
IMSE 7360Supply Chain Engineering3
IMSE 7370Service Systems Engineering and Management3
IMSE 8030Advanced Manufacturing and Supply Systems3
IMSE 8310Advanced Integrated Production Systems3
MANGMT 7080Managing Global Trade3
MANGMT 7090Purchasing and Supply Management3
MANGMT 7430Operations Strategy1-3
MANGMT 8510Project Management1-3

Contact Information:

James S. Noble, Professor