Year One Curriculum

Fall Semester Spring Semester
231-704 Data to Decisions Core 3 236-723 Business Strategy Core 3
232-700 Financial Accounting Core 3 238-700 Operations Management Core 3
233-700 Financial Management Core 3 238-732 Economics for Managers Core 3
236-765 Leading and Working in Teams Core 2 237-724 Supply Management Strategy and Methods Specialization 3
237-700 Marketing Management Core 3 231-727 Enterprise Systems and Supply Chain Management Specialization  3
237-722 Logistics Management 
Specialization
3 237-765 Contemporary Topics SCM (Applied Learning)
Specialization
1
237-765 Contemporary Topics SCM (Applied Learning)
Specialization
1      
Semester Credits 18 Semester Credits 16

Year Two Curriculum

Fall Semester Spring Semester
231-710 Ethics, Society and Integrity Core 1 238-765 Supply Chain Analytics Specialization 3
238-710 Operations Research I Specialization 3 237-765 Supply Chain Capital Management Elective 3
237-720 Seminar in Supply Chain Management \Specialization 3 Elective from list Elective 3
237-725 Marketing Channels
Specialization
3 Elective from list Elective 3

Elective from list Elective 3 237-765

Contemporary Topics SCM (Applied Learning) Specialization 

1
237-765 Contemporary Topics SCM (Applied Learning) 
Specialization
1
Semester Credits 14 Semester Credits 13
Total Credits: 61

Suggested Electives

Select a minimum of 12 credits (600 level or above) from courses offered by departments in the School of Business. Students are responsible for understanding and meeting any pre-requisite requirements and should discuss degree planning with Center staff. Courses outside of the School of Business require approval from the Center Director.

Suggested electives include, but are not limited to, the following courses:

General Business

  • GBUS 600: Environmental Strategy and Sustainability (3cr)
  • GBUS 601: Systems Thinking and Sustainable Business (3cr)
  • GBUS 701: Managing the Legal Environment (3cr)

International Business

  • IB 765: MBA Global Business Program (winter break) (2cr)

Marketing

  • MKT 710: Marketing Research (3cr)
  • MKT 715: Marketing Communications (3cr)
  • MKT 735: Brand Strategy (3cr)
  • MKT 737: Developing Breakthrough New Products (3cr)
  • MKT 765: Strategic Global Sourcing: Best Practice and Emerging Trends (3cr)
  • MKT 815: Quantitative Models in Marketing (3cr)

Operations and Technology Mangement

  • OTM 620: Simulation Modeling and Analysis (3cr)
  • OTM 654: Production Planning and Control (3cr)
  • OTM 671: E-Business: Technologies, Strategies and Applications
  • OTM 711: Operations Research II (3cr)
  • OTM 758: Managing Technological and Organizational Change (3cr)
  • OTM 770: Introduction to Quality and Productivity (4cr)
  • OTM 860: Planning for Quality in New Products and Services (3cr)
  • OTM 861: Strategic Breakthrough Management and Quality Planning (3cr)

Finanace and Accounting

  • FIN 726: Valuation and Corporate Investment Decisions (3cr)
  • FIN 745: Multinational Business Finance (3cr)
  • FIN 757: Entrepreneurial Finance (3cr)
  • ACCT 603: Financial Statement Analysis (requires instructor permission 3cr)
  • ACCT 710: Managerial Accounting (3cr)
  • ACCT 711: Strategic Cost Management (3cr)

Management and Human Resources

  • MHR 704: Managing Behavior in Organizations (3cr)
  • MHR 715: Strategic Management of Innovation (3cr)
  • MHR 722: Entrepreneurial Management (3cr)
  • MHR 728: Bargaining, Negotiating and Dispute Settlement for Managers (3cr)
  • MHR 738: Entrepreneurship (WAVE) Practicum (3cr)
  • MHR 741: Technology Entrepreneurship (3cr)
  • MHR 734: Venture Creation (3cr)

Risk Management and Insurance

  • RMI 650: Sustainability, Environmental, and Social Risk Management (3cr)
  • RMI 710: Risk Management (3cr)

Certificate Programs

Business, Environment, and Social Responsibility (BESR)

The certificate is collaboration between the Wisconsin School of Business and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Students must complete 12 credits at the Wisconsin School of Business to satisfy the requirements of the certificate; at least 6 of those credits must be from the following list:

  • GBUS 600: Environmental Strategy and Sustainability (3 cr)
  • GBUS 601: Systems Thinking and Sustainable Business (3 cr)
  • OTM 770: Introduction to Quality and Productivity (4 cr)
  • OTM 860: Design for Quality in New Products and Services (3 cr)
  • OTM 861: Strategic Breakthrough Management and Quality Planning (3 cr)
  • RMS 650: Sustainability, Environmental, and Social Risk Mgmt (3 cr)

Entrepreneurship

Students are required to complete 12 credits at the Wisconsin School of Business to satisfy the requirements of the certificate; at least 6 of those credits must include MHR 722 Entrepreneurial Management and one course from the following list:

  • FIN 757: Entrepreneurial Finance (3 cr)
  • MHR 734: Venture Creation (3 cr)
  • MHR 738: Entrepreneurship (WAVE) Practicum (3 cr)
  • MHR 741: Technology Entrepreneurship (3 cr)
  • MHR 715: Strategic Management of Innovation (3 cr)

Strategic Innovation

The required foundation course, advanced innovation coursework and electives from broader campus will total a minimum of 12 credits. Students will: 1) take one required foundation course, MHR 715 - Strategic Management in Life and Engineering Sciences; 2) choose at least 3 additional credits from a list of Wisconsin School of Business advanced innovation coursework; and 3) select up to 6 credits of additional courses from other elective coursework or advanced innovation coursework.

For course options available for fulfilling the certificate program please see

Wisconsin School of Business - Advanced Innovation (Choose at least 3 credits from list):

MKT 737 – Developing Breakthrough New Products 3 cr
OTM 860 - Sustainable Design of Innovative Products, Services and Systems 3 cr
MHR 722 – Entrepreneurial Management 3 cr
MHR 741 – Technology Entrepreneurship 3 cr
RMI 650 – Sustainability, Environmental and Social Risk Management 3 cr

Other Elective Coursework (Up to 6 credits from list):

For course options available for fulfilling the certificate program please see the Strategic Innovation page.