MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES IN SUPPLY CHAIN

Expanding your capabilities and advancing your career as part of an online program with the nation's No. 1 supply chain institution.

Current Students

Fall Semester 2015: Required Course Materials

**Listed materials should be purchased prior to the start of the course

SCM 800

  • Clockspeed, Winning Industry Control in the Age of Temporary Advantage, Perseus Books, Reading, MA, 1998, ISBN-10: 0738201537.
  • Instructions for any additional materials to purchase during the course will be provided by the instructor.

SCM 897c

  • Meredith, J. R., & Shafer, S. M. (2012). Operations management for MBAs (5th ed.). John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 9781118369975
  • Goldratt, E. M., & Cox, J. (2008 or 2014). The Goal: a process of ongoing improvement (25th or 30th anniversary ed.). Great Barrington, MA: North River Press.
  • Instructions for any additional materials to purchase during the course will be provided by the instructor.

SCM 594

  • All guidelines and a schedule of deliverable due dates will be provided by the instructor for SCM 594.

BA 597D

  • Treviño, L. K. & Nelson, K. A. (2014). Managing business ethics: Straight talk about how to do it right. Sixth edition.Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. [Be sure to get this edition; on the front cover of the book, you will see “Sixth edition” in blue font.]

  • This book is available new and used to buy or rent from The Penn State Bookstore, Amazon, Bookbyte, and Chegg.

 

Registration

  • Register for a course online or call 1-800-252-3592 to speak to a World Campus representative.
  • Registration is now open for Fall 2015 courses. If you are unsure which course(s) to register for, please contact our program.

COURSE SCHEDULE

Course

Semester

Credit

Registration Deadline

Orientation
Period

Course Start/End

SCM 530 Supply Chain Analysis

Fall 2015

3

08/17/2015

08/13/2015-

08/16/2015

08/17/2015-

09/06/2015

SCM 800 Supply Chain Management

Fall 2015

4

09/08/2015 included

08/31/2015-

12/13/2015

SCM 897c
Strategic Manufacturing and Service Operations

Fall 2015

4

09/14/2015

09/10/2015-

09/13/2015

09/14/2015-

12/13/2015

SCM 594
Research Topics

Fall 2015

1

09/14/2015

09/10/2015-

09/13/2015

09/14/2015-

12/13/2015

SCM 810 Transportation and Distribution Spring 2016 4 01/06/2016

01/04/2016-

01/05/2016

01/06/2016-

04/03/2016
SCM 850 Supply Chain Strategy and Design Spring 2016 4 01/11/2016

01/07/2016-

01/10/2016

01/11/2016-

04/17/2016

SCM 594 Professional Paper Spring 2016 1 01/11/2016

01/07/2016-

01/10/2016

01/11/2016-

04/17/2016

SCM 820 Strategic Procurement

Summer 2016

4

05/09/2016

05/05/2016-

05/08/2016

05/09/2016-

07/17/2016

SCM 860 Supply Chain Transformation and Innovation Summer 2016 4 05/09/2016

05/05/2016-

05/08/2016

05/09/2016-

08/07/2016
SCM 594
Research Topics
Summer 2016 1 05/09/2016

05/05/2016-

05/08/2016

05/09/2016-

08/07/2016
SCM 530 Supply Chain Analysis Summer 2016 3 07/13/2016

none

07/16/2016-

08/10/2016