Undergraduate Minor

This integrated supply management minor focuses on the supply chain of an organization, from marketing through purchasing, production control, and logistics. Supply chain management is a broad career field, where professionals are involved in every step of the process in providing goods to the consumer, from the time when materials are grown in the ground or mined from it, until they appear on the retail store shelves. Supply chain professionals also work in the service industry because of their skill in improving the quality and efficiency of business process. This program integrates business and technological concepts for a successful career in supply chain management. A major is designed for students in the Haworth College of Business and a minor only serves students with majors in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

  • Program requirements

    This program integrates business and technological concepts for a successful career in supply chain management. A major is designed for students in the Haworth College of Business and the minor is only open to students with majors in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

    Core courses

    All three credit hour courses, 15 hours take all the following:

    MKTG 2500 - Marketing Principles

    MKTG 3720 - Purchasing Management

    MKTG 4630 - Manufacturing Logistics

    And either

    EDMM 3260 - Operations Planning and Control or EDMM 4160 - Operations Control in Industry

    And either

    IEE 2620 - Probability for Engineers or EDMM 3280 - Quality Assurance and Control

    Capstone class

    Take one of the following 3 credit courses:

    EDMM 4880 - Applied Process Reengineering or MKTG 4880 - Applied Process Reengineering

    Electives

    Select one of the 3 credit hour courses to total 15 hours for the minor not required for student's major or program:

    EDMM 4870 - Manufacturing Productivity Techniques

    EM 5050 - Continuous Improvement in Operations

    EM 5080 - Advanced Quality Management

    MGMT 2800 - Introduction to Supply Management

    MGMT 3810 - Improving Supply Systems

    Application forms:

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    For more information about the IEEEM undergraduate program contact:

    Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management
    College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Western Michigan University
    1903 W Michigan Ave
    Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336-USA
    Phone: (269) 276-3350
    Email: ieeem-info@wmich.edu

For more information

Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336-USA

Phone: (269) 276-3350
Email: ieeem-info@wmich.edu