Curriculum

Both the Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management degree (MASc-SCM) and the Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management degree (MEng-SCM) require 90 units.  The curriculum for each is the same except the MASc-SCM requires a Capstone Project while the MEng-SCM requires a Thesis Project. For each degree the remaining units are made up of required core subjects and electives.

Descriptions of all MIT subjects can be found at: http://student.mit.edu/catalog/index.cgi

SCMr Curriculum

ORIENTATION (AUGUST-SEPTEMBER)

Required Subjects  
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.250 Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management 6
SCM.803 Supply Chain Leadership Workshop 3

FALL

Required Subjects  
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.259 Business Writing for Supply Chain Management 3
SCM.260 Logistics Systems 12
SCM.264 Database Analysis for Supply Chain Management 12
Research Project (choose one of the following)  
SCM.800 Capstone Project 3
SCM.THG Graduate Thesis 3

IAP (JANUARY)

Required Subjects   (9 units for credit maximum)  
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.262 Leading Global Teams 6
IAP Courses (Choose 1 of these for credit)  
   SCM.252 Supply Chain Software  3
   SCM.272 Supply Chain Management Workshop Special Topics 3

SPRING

Required Subjects  
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.263

Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM

3
SCM.270 Today’s Challenges in Supply Chain Management 6
Research Project (choose one of the following)  
SCM.800 Capstone Project 6
SCM.THG Graduate Thesis 9

Financial Choices

(choose one selection)  
Subject Number Title Units

SCM.251 &

     SCM.253

Supply Chain Financial Analysis (Fall 6 units)

Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis (Spring 3 units)

9

 

15.401 Managerial Finance (Fall and Spring) 9
15.011 Economic Analysis for Business Decisions (Fall) 9
15.521 Cost Analysis and Accounting for the Manager, Entrepreneur, and Investor (Spring) 9

Restricted Elective Choices

  • SCM Electives – must take at least 6 units (listed below)            
  • Analysis Electives – must take at least 6 units (listed below)        
  • Management Electives – must take at least 6 units (listed below)
Subject Number Title Units
SCM Electives  
SCM.261 Case Studies in Supply Chain Management (Spring) 9
SCM.265 Global Supply Chain Management (Spring) 6
SCM.267 Applications of Global SC Mgt (not offered 2018) 3
SCM.266 Freight Transportation (Spring) 6
SCM.283 Humanitarian Logistics (Spring)
SCM.284 Humanitarian Logistics Project (Spring) 3
SCM.290 Sustainable Supply Chain Management (Spring) 6
Analysis Electives  
1.200 Transportation System Analysis: Performance & Optimization (Fall) 12
IDS.333 Risk and Decision Analysis (Fall) 6
15.093 Optimization Methods (Fall) 12
15.764 The Theory of Operations Management (Spring) 12
15.774 The Analytics of Operations Management (Fall) 12
15.871 Introduction to System Dynamics (Fall or Spring) 6
15.872 System Dynamics II (Fall or Spring) 6
IDS.145 Data Mining: Finding the Data and Models that Create Value  (Spring) 6
IDS.147 Statistical Learning and Data Mining  (Spring) 12
IDS.330 Real Options for Product & System Design  (Spring) 6
IDS.338 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization  (Spring) 12
Management Electives  
15.769 Operations Strategy (Fall or Spring) 9
15.762 Supply Chain Planning  (Spring) 6
15.763 Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chain Design  (Spring) 6
15.768 Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery  (Spring) 6