About the Program
Strategic design of agile operational systems and supply chains has become more important than ever with the rapid advancement of technology and the recent challenges faced by the public, private and nonprofit sectors. A successful future supply chain and operations leader needs a broad understanding of various business functions and a deep knowledge of the material flow, cash flow, and information flow that move around in and across business units, as well as the skills for efficient planning of human and non-human resources.
The Supply Chain and Operations Management program at Krannert emphasizes the latest business concepts, models, and strategies for modern supply chains and operations. This is achieved through a comprehensive curriculum that builds a strong business foundation of operations, finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, leadership, coupled with a strong analytics foundation of data analysis, simulation, and model development. Most importantly, our expert faculty offer a rich set of advanced knowledge in logistics, manufacturing, strategic sourcing & procurement, and project management through advanced courses.
Krannert is ranked #6 for the best undergraduate production and operations management programs, #12 for best undergraduate supply chain management programs, #3 for the best master’s production and operations programs, and #8 for the best graduate supply chain management programs by the in the U.S. News and World Report.
Supply Chain Operations Management Major Change (CODO) Requirements
Department/Program Major Courses (73 credits)
To be admitted to upper level, a student must complete all MAI courses with a 3.00 or above MAI GPA AND a 2.50 cumulative GPA, have a C- or higher in all MAI AND any School of Management courses(MEO), Not be on academic probation.
University Policy states students may only attempt a course 3 times and grades of W or WF are included in this limit. Per the School of Management, no more than three different MAI courses, or their equivalents, may be taken two times for a grade. Students are responsible for consulting their advisor about re-take options available to them.
Previous enrollments in MA 16100, 16200, 16500, 16600 do not count against the retake policy for the MAI.
The following are Management Admissions Index courses:
- ECON 25100
- MGMT 20000
- MA 16010
- ENGL 10600 or ENGL 10800 or SCLA 10100 or HONR 19903
- COM 11400 or COM 21700 or EDPS 31500 or SCLA 10200
The ♦ course is considered critical.
In alignment with the Degree Map Guidance for Indiana’s Public Colleges and Universities, published by the Commission for Higher Education (pursuant to HEA 1348-2013), a Critical Course is identified as “one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major. Students who want to be nurses, for example, should know that they are expected to be proficient in courses like biology in order to be successful. These would be identified by the institutions for each degree program”.