Graduate Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt
2014 Summer Term
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STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 745
A graduate business course covering technology led strategic innovation designed to provide an understanding of the dynamic links between technology and innovation strategy. Students will acquire essential managerial and critical thinking skills to develop competitive technology enhanced business strategies and models.
TOPICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 760
This course addresses a changing milieu of topics concerning information systems business. Topics may include new methodologies and products that implement them, new problem solving approaches, or emerging business and environmental concerns.
TOPICS IN PROJECT MANGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 765
This course addresses emerging or context specific project management concepts, techniques, and technologies. Topics may include new methodologies and technologies that implement them, or project management in a specific industry or work context.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 768
A course focusing on strategic implications of operations decisions facing the top manager, such as the operations vice-president or plant manager. Cases are used to identify, analyze and recommend solutions to specific problems resulting from corporate decisions taken in the areas of processes and infrastructure. Current trends in selected industries are discussed.
QUALITY ISSUES IN OPERATIONS
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 769
A course focusing on qualitative and quantitative techniques used to study and improve quality of operations in manufacturing and service organizations. It covers topics such as quality philosophy, statistical process control (SPC), acceptance sampling, tools for quality improvement, product and process design. The role of quality in the entire cycle including product/ service design, development, production, delivery, and customer support is emphasized. An individual research paper covering the topic of interest will be used.
FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 770
This course develops a basic understanding of a project management methodology through lectures, case analyses, problem solving and discussions. Topics covered include planning, budgeting, scheduling, resource allocation and controlling of projects. The course provides a good background for students interested in pursuing certification in the area of project management.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 798
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.