Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration

The Operations and Supply Chain Management plays a critical role in the success of an organization. The need to develop operations expertise has become more essential and urgent with ever increasing globalization. Operations and Supply Chain Management ranks high in demand in the U.S. and California job markets according to 2010-2020 Job Outlook.


The Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM) concentration prepares students to effectively and efficiently manage resources, processes, and quality in order to satisfy customer expectations in the challenging environment of global competition. The concentration synthesizes global operations, purchasing, logistics, and distribution into a cohesive strategy that will enable the student to substantially increase efficiency and reduce waste of resources in organizations and their supply chains. The concentration provides education in modern theories, business practices, and applications associated with the successful development and management of supply chains in service and manufacturing. Students in this concentration will develop in-depth knowledge and specialized skills in utilizing modern methods of project management, service operations management, enterprise resources planning, lean management and six-sigma quality, supply chain planning, logistics, procurement and purchasing, strategic sourcing, and e-commerce supply chains. Upon completion of the OSCM concentration, students will be capable to get employed at a wide-range of middle- to upper-level management jobs in service and production operations analysis, planning and scheduling, quality management, logistics, sourcing, and purchasing/procurement. Our OSCM graduates successfully work in major U.S. and multinational companies like AT&T, Cisco, Chevron, Clorox, Genentech, Intel, Oracle, Safeway, Visa, as well as in a number of small and medium-size service, manufacturing,and non-profit organizations.


MBA with Operations and Supply Chain Management Degree Requirement (42 Semester units)

To complete the MBA with Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration, a student must complete the following:


The following 27 core units are required for all M.B.A. students:

  • MKTG 601 - Managerial Communications (1.5 units)
  • MGMT 601 - Leading People in Organizations (1.5 units)
  • BAN 602 - Quantitative Fundamentals for Analytics (3 units)
  • MGMT 603 - Managing Complex Issues in Global Context (3 units)
  • ACCT  604 - Financial Accounting (3 units)
  • FIN      605 - Corporate Financial Management (3 units)
  • ECON 606 - Managerial Economics (3 units)
  • MKTG 607 - Marketing Management (3 units)
  • MGMT 608 - Operations and Supply Chain Management (3 units)
  • MGMT 609 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (3 units)

Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration

Elective Courses (12 units)

Please check each elective in the catalog description for pre-requisites. University Catalog


Students select any four (4) courses, for 12 units, from the following:

  • MGMT 650 - Global and Sustainable Supply Chains Units: 3
  • MGMT 652 - Service Operations Management Units: 3
  • MGMT 654 - Enterprise Planning and Control Units: 3
  • MGMT 656 - Quality and Lean Management Units: 3
  • MGMT 658 - Project Management Units: 3
  • MGMT 660 - Healthcare Operations Management Units: 3
  • MGMT 662 - Operations Analytics Units: 3


The following capstone is required for 3 units to complete the degree:

  • MGMT 693 - Strategic Management Capstone (Project) Units: 3

Contact MBA Operations and Supply Chain Management Advisor Dr. Balaraman Rajan, balaraman.rajan@csueastbay.edu