Advance your knowledge of global operations and supply chain management while completing an applied dissertation project that allows you to make an immediate, practical contribution to your organization. The curriculum, which reflects the major knowledge areas of leading professional organizations, emphasizes global environment assessment; supply chain management strategy and functions; demand forecasting; and global logistics. Online courseroom discussions, specially designed networking sites, and face-to-face weekend residencies provide ongoing opportunities to build professional relationshipsand share knowledge with other business leaders around the country. You will also have the opportunity to participate in an international field experience, designed to provide multinational networking, increased cultural literacy, and a global operations learning experience. This professional doctorate offers a defined program and built-in checkpoints designed to facilitate completion of both your coursework and dissertation in three years. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing leadership, consulting, or teaching positions in operations, supply chain, manufacturing, purchasing, or related fields.
Residency Requirements: Three, three-day residential colloquia.
Review of this specialization is pending in AL, AZ, FL, GA, KY, MN, ND, SC, VA, WA, and WI.