Single Courses - School of Business

Single Doctoral-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students may enroll in a course at the doctoral level without committing to a degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a doctoral degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a doctorate at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain knowledge and expertise at the highest academic level in a topic of particular interest

Choose any of the doctoral courses offered by the CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as leadership, technology management, statistics, organizational development, finance, consumer behavior and supply chain management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A master’s degree is not required to take doctoral-level courses. (However, if you wish to commit to CalSouthern’s Doctor of Business Administration program, a master’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Doctoral Business Courses

MIS 87515 Coordinating and Managing Supply Chains

Credits : 3

This course explores the issues and developments in operations management with an emphasis on a manager’s perspective on supply chains. The focus is on managing material and information flow across organizational boundaries, with an emphasis on the challenges of managing across both functional and firm boundaries. This course takes an integrative approach to product/information design, development, and delivery. It reviews the fundamentals, logistics, operational execution, and incentive alignment of supply-chain management.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor
  • Understand and discuss supply chain management and logistics importance in business
  • Understand importance of logistics in business competitiveness
  • Analyze how customer relationships are developed and used in supply chain mgt.
  • Apply procurement and manufacturing activities that support supply chain management
  • Evaluate the use of integrative management techniques in supply chain and logistics management
  • Be able to apply Transportation and logistics management in modern business
  • Integrate Packaging and handling techniques in a supply chain management system
  • Understand Global Supply Chains
  • Analyze network design systems
  • Evaluate operations analysis and performance assessment, risk and sustainability to SCM
  • Incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the Business environment
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation

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