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Business Management - Global Supply Chain Emphasis Program Code 101023-S

Associate Degree

Offered at the Green Bay campus. Most first year program courses available through out the District. For information in Green Bay: (920) 498-5444. For information in Marinette: (715) 735-9361. For information in Sturgeon Bay: (920) 746-4900. Toll-free: (888) 385-6982.

The Global Supply Chain emphasis prepares students for all logistical activities involved in the flow of goods - from point of origin to the point of consumption.

Employment Potential

There are many job listings that would be appropriate for a graduate of the Business Management program. Small organizations typically require generalist skills and large organizations tend toward some specialization among their managers.

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.

Note

. IT IS RECOMMENDED COURSES BE TAKEN IN THE ORDER LISTED.
. Many courses in this program are offered in a variety of formats such as accelerated, online, in person or video conference.
. Most credits from this degree can be transferred to some four-year colleges for learners interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree.

The following certificates/technical diplomas may be applied toward this program:

. 901023, Business Operations Certificate

Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Studies staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor.

Program Outcomes

. Plan the operations of a business across functional areas.
. Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization.
. Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals.
. Control business processes.
. Apply concepts, methods, and processes in business operations.
. Understand the financial components of an organization.
. Apply marketing strategies.
. Apply current and emerging technologies to business situations.
. Analyze and synthesize information and make decisions that support the organization's mission and help the business to successfully adapt to a changing environment.

Requirements for Program Entry

. Completed application.
. To apply to Business Management - Global Supply Chain emphasis choose the Business Management Program. You will declare your emphasis during your 1st semester.
. High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
. As a requirement for program entry, an Academic Skills Assessment (Compass) with appropriate benchmark scores is necessary. Program Benchmarks are Pre-Algebra: 27; Reading: 70; Writing Skills: 74. Students not meeting these benchmarks or the equivalent will be required to establish an individualized academic plan. Students may have the opportunity to enroll in selected program core courses while completing their individualized plan. Upon completion of the plan, students will be eligible for all program courses. However, higher test scores will lead to greater success in core program courses. To learn more about these assessments and program benchmark scores, please contact a counselor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.

Curriculum

Students following the study plan below will complete the Business Management - Global Supply Chain associate degree in the number of semesters shown.

FIRST SEMESTER

10-102-158 Business Principles
3
10-103-121 Micro: Word-Intro
1
10-103-131 Micro: Excel-Intro
1
10-104-110 Marketing Principles
3
10-801-136 English Composition 1
3
10-801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm
3
10-804-123 Math w Business Apps
3
* 10-890-101 College 101
1
SEMESTER TOTAL
18
SECOND SEMESTER

10-101-106 Accounting-for Non-Accountants
3
10-102-156 Operations Management 1
3
10-105-101 Career Planning
1
10-182-157 Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt
3
10-182-160 Global Supply Chain Mgmt
3
10-809-195 Economics
3
SEMESTER TOTAL
16
THIRD SEMESTER

10-101-190 Accounting-QuickBooks
1
10-102-157 Operations Management 2
3
10-105-103 Career Preparation
1
10-182-131 Negotiations
3
10-182-162 Import/Export Compliance
3
10-196-191 Supervision
3
10-809-103 Think Critically & Creatively
3
SEMESTER TOTAL
17
FOURTH SEMESTER

10-102-150 Business Law & Ethics
3
10-102-160 Global Business Mgmt
3
10-102-195 Business Simulation
2
10-102-199 Bus Mgmt Career Experience
2
10-182-181 Supply Chain Professional
1
10-182-191 Supply Chain Simulation
2
10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies
3
10-809-199 Psychology Of Human Relations
3
SEMESTER TOTAL
19

TOTAL CREDITS
70

Curriculum Note
*The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirement.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

These courses provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding required for employment in this field.

10-101-106 ACCOUNTING-FOR NON-ACCOUNTANTS ...teaching non-accountants to read, analyze, and interpret financial information for making informed business decisions. This class de-emphasizes the use of debits, credits, journal entries and other accounting procedures.

10-101-190 ACCOUNTING-QUICKBOOKS ...an introductory course in using QuickBooks to create vendor/employee accounts, invoices, budgets, profit/loss statements, balance sheets, A/R, A/P, journals, graphs.

10-102-150 BUSINESS LAW & ETHICS ...common law contracts and sales contracts: formation, interpretation, performance, and discharge; the law of agency; corporations; and introduction to the American legal system: criminal and tort law, and global business issues. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition 1)

10-102-156 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 1 ...safety and operations management (competitiveness, strategy, and productivity; forecasting, product and service design; reliability; capacity planning; process selection and facility layout; work design and measurement; learning curves). (Prerequisites: 10-102-158, Business Principles; 10-804-123, Math w/Business Apps)

10-102-157 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 2 ...the process of evaluating alternative courses of action to given problems and arriving at the most suitable plan. Entails thorough analysis of the pros and cons of every alternative solution. (Prerequisites: 10-102-156, Operations Management 1; 10-801-136, English Composition 1; Corequisite: 10-101-184, Business Finance/Budgeting )

10-102-158 BUSINESS PRINCIPLES ...economics and business; global business; ethics and social responsibility; business ownership; entrepreneurship; business management; marketing; managing financial resources; legal issues impacting business; using technology to manage information.

10-102-160 GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ...globalization, cultural environment, global trade environment, politics and law, economic integration, global trade and investment theories, exporting, global human resource management, corporate social responsibility. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition 1)

10-102-195 BUSINESS SIMULATION ...a hands-on decision making experience in the management of a simulated business. (Prerequisite: 10-102-157, Operations Management 2; Corequisite: 10-102-199, Business Management Career Experience)

10-102-199 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CAREER EXPERIENCE ...students can select any hands on experience related to: Internship, Field Research, Service Learning, Capstone, Industry Related or International. Instructor approval required. (Prerequisite: 10-105-103, Career Preparation; Corequisite: 10-102-150, Business Law & Ethics)

10-103-121 MICRO: WORD-INTRODUCTION ...word processing basics including creating, revising, formatting, printing; sections, tabs, multiple-page numbering; manipulating text; creating headers/footers; creating/formatting tables, graphics; and merging documents. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.

10-103-131 MICRO: EXCEL-INTRODUCTION ...creating a worksheet, enhancing worksheet appearance, moving and copying data, using formulas and functions, creating charts and using clip art. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.

10-104-110 MARKETING PRINCIPLES ...marketing management, market segmentation, market research, consumer behavior, product decisions and management of distribution, pricing, promotional decisions for strategy planning.

10-105-101 CAREER PLANNING ...experiential learning introduction. Learn how personal branding allows candidates to differentiate themselves from the competition through appearance, personality, and marketing competency. Career portfolio introduced. (Corequisite: 10-890-101, College 101).

10-105-103 CAREER PREPARATION ...create professional resume and cover letter, prepare for interviews, understand interviewing techniques, participate in a mock interview. Submission of experiential learning proposal. (Prerequisites: 10-105-101, Career Planning; 10-801-136, English Composition 1)

10-182-131 NEGOTIATIONS ...techniques and skills used in bargaining to maximize a company's profits and competitiveness for both domestic and global concessions. Appropriate for learners in any Business and Information Technology program as well as for non-program students. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition 1)

10-182-157 LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ...logistics supply chain, demand management and customer service, procurement and supply management, global logistics, manufacturing, inventory management, warehousing, transportation and third-party logistics, incorporating SCM technology.

10-182-160 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ...methods of foreign market entry, international contracts, INCOTERMS 2000, terms of payment, international commercial documents, international insurance, export packaging, customs clearance, and global supply chain logistics infrastructure.

10-182-162 IMPORT/EXPORT COMPLIANCE ...develop import/export-related documentation, examine import/export controls and licenses, and explore import/export related security. Examine compliance requirements related to importing/exporting goods in support of global operations and in response to case studies. (Prerequisite: 10-182-160, Global Supply Chain Management)

10-182-181 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL ...provides a solid foundation of knowledge in all functions of supply chain management: demand planning, procurement, supply chain management, manufacturing, service operations, transportation, inventory, warehousing and order fulfillment. This course prepares students to take the Level One SCpro exam.

10-182-191 SUPPLY CHAIN SIMULATION ...interact with supply chains using case studies to optimize a supply chain management solution. Discover fundamental principles and practices of good supply chain management. Gain insight and understanding in the process of creating supply chains using SCMGlobe technology.

10-196-191 SUPERVISION ...front-line leadership including teamwork, setting goals, planning, delegation, controlling, communication, motivation, performance management, staffing, training, problem solving, and conflict management.

10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=74 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =18 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.

10-801-196 ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION ...the communication process, perception and self-concept, language, listening, nonverbal communication, interpersonal relationships, communication in groups and public communication; prepare and deliver an oral presentation. (Prerequisite: Compass Reading=70 AND Compass Writing Skills=60 OR ACT- Reading =15 and ACT English=16 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.

10-804-123 MATH W BUSINESS APPS ...real numbers; basic operations; proportions/one variable; percents, simple/compound interest; annuity; apply math concepts to purchasing/buying process, selling process; and basic statistics with business/consumer applications. (Prerequisites: Compass Pre-Algebra=27 or ACT-Math score=15 or 10-834-109, Pre Algebra AND Compass-Reading=70 or ACT-Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.

10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on study skills, college resources, goal setting, time management, and learning styles. Introduces concepts for self assessing learning and completing an Exit Assessment that provides evidence that learning took place. Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their programs. 1 cr.

10-809-195 ECONOMICS ...scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment, and global economic issues. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=60 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.

10-809-103 THINKING CRITICALLY & CREATIVELY ...instruction in realistic/practical methods of thinking, including decision making, problem solving, analyzing ideas, troubleshooting, argumentation, persuasion, creativity, setting goals/objectives. Students apply strategies/tools in a variety of situations. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=60 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.

10-809-172 INTRO TO DIVERSITY STUDIES...basic American values of justice and equality by teaching vocabulary, history of immigration/conquest, transcultural communication, legal liability, multicultural majority/minority relations, ageism, sexism, gender, sexual orientation, the disabled/ADA. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=60 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.

10-809-199 PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS ...decision making, motivation, conflict resolution, learning strategies, growth and adjustment, diversity, psychological theories, relationships, psychological disorders, stress, career analysis, social psychology, and lifespan development. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=60 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.

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