Bachelor of Business Administration

Supply Chain Management

Success is not an accident. It is the result of commitment, preparation and a dedicated effort. Learn human, material and logistics management to create a smooth flow with the supply chain management degree. Our classes focus on quality management, materials management and procurement and human resources, so that you will have the footing to create a smooth flow in your career. 

 

Become A Leader In The World Of Business With TU’s Management Major!

This degree is designed to prepare students for positions in organizations with SCM needs. The goal is to have graduates who are conversant in the language, applications and techniques of Supply Chain Management. All students will review content areas and be encouraged to take the Certification examination administered by the American Production and Inventory Control Society leading to the Designation of Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).

BBA to MBA Program

TU offers MBA classes that count as dual credit towards both your undergraduate business degree and a master of business degree. Undergraduate business students, who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, will have the opportunity during their senior year to take up to four graduate courses. This opportunity allows students to finish their graduate degree program faster and will save them money in the long run. After completing these classes, and upon your undergraduate graduation, you will be able to complete your MBA in less than a year (only 45 weeks). At that time, you will also qualify for the alumni tuition discount.

Below are just a few examples of the variety of real opportunities you’ll have as a TU student to make real connections outside of the classroom.  These clubs and organizations will provide you with real advantages and real resources, all leading to your real world success!

Human Resources Management Club - The HR Club provides members with opportunities to meet Human Resource Professionals and learn more about the types of jobs available in HRM. The club engages speakers who address the world of work for the HR perspective and allows students to network with current and future HR professionals.

Hospitality & Tourism Club - The mission of the Hospitality & Tourism Club is to create awareness and educate you on the unprecedented growth rate of the hospitality industry, the diverse career opportunities available, and the current industry events impacting the global economy. Throughout the year, the club hosts Hospitality Management alumni speakers. Members also attend regional and national hospitality conventions, trade shows and expositions.

Delta Mu Delta - The Iota Epsilon chapter of Delta Mu Delta is located at Tiffin University. This is a national honor society for business.

Circle K - Circle K International is a collegiate service organization with a worldwide membership that promotes fellowship, leadership and service.

Student Government -  TU’s Student Government is primarily involved in organizing the campus programming, social activities and serving as the voice and advocate for students concerning campus matters.

World Student Association (W.S.A.) - The W.S.A. is concerned with helping to foster cultural growth and diversity on our campus and providing awareness of international student concerns within the community at large.

Also available to TU students are activities of all kinds, events, and academic and other special interest organizations that include: Delta Sigma Kappa Honorary Society, Communication Club, TU TIMES (TU’s School Newspaper) and Greek Organizations, among others.

Program Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)ACBSP Accredited logo

Tiffin University’s School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. They accredit business education programs at the associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degree levels worldwide. Institutions with this accreditation are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want. Every quality business program worldwide is accredited.

Management Core

ACC228 Managerial Accounting    3 hours

CST312 Information Systems for Managers    3 hours

CST412 IT Project Management    3 hours

MGT221 Supply Chain Management    3 hours

MGT301 Organizational Behavior    3 hours

MGT317 Human Resource Management    3 hours

MGT324 Logistics and Distribution    3 hours

MGT356 Quality Management    3 hours

MGT422 Materials Management and Procurement    3 hours

MGT455 Lean Organizations    3 hours 

Total    30 hours

Total BBA hours 121

 

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate course offerings for this major. Consult the official Academic Bulletin for detailed registration and advising information.

On Campus - Offered in a 15-week semester format with a start date of January and August

Supply Chain Management (MGT221) - This course is an overview of supply chain management and will briefly cover the topics of procurement, lean organizations, Total Quality Management, logistics and materials management.

Human Resource Management (MGT317) - A study of the human resource function in business. Major areas of study will include staffing, recruitment, training and development, wage and salary administration, job analysis and evaluation and labor relations.

Quality Management (MGT356) - A study of Quality Management principles and philosophy including the ideas of Deming, Juran and Crosby, employee involvement, Kaizen, statistical process control and Six Sigma.

Materials Management and Procurement (MGT422) - Studying the requirements for managing the flow of materials in various processes to include planning and inventory control. The nature of the procurement function in organizations, including supplier relations, supplier selection, issuing of contracts and contract law as it relates to procurement, long-term partnering and make versus buy decisions.

Lean Organizations (MGT455) - The application of just-in-time principles throughout the supply chain, including how to define and eliminate waste; the utilization of information in lieu of inventory; Pull versus Push systems; Kanban signaling and material coordination; and an in-depth look at the Toyota Production System.

  • Lean Consultant 
  • Logistics Manager
  • Materials Management Supervisor
  • Production Scheduler
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Jeep
  • Marathon
  • Mercy Health System 
  • National Machinery 
  • Toledo Molding & Die

Faculty

Rebecca Abraham
Rebecca Abraham

Rebecca Abraham

abrahamra@tiffin.edu
440-488-3568

Assistant Professor of Management

Director of Academics for Extended Learning, Off-Site Locations

School of Business
Degrees & Certificates
  • B.B.A., Tiffin University
  • M.B.A., in Leadership, Tiffin University

Rebecca Abraham

Instructor Rebecca (Becky) Abraham began with Tiffin University in 2012 as an adjunct on main campus as well at our extended learning sites. In 2018, she became full-time management faculty. Prior to academia, Becky accrued a background in the Human Resources and Management fields working for over ten years for a family business in Sandusky, OH.

Instructor Abraham earned her undergrad and graduate degrees from Tiffin University and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Education in Leadership and Innovation with St. Thomas University.

She is active in her community and children’s schools. In her free time she enjoys spending time up at the lake with her family relaxing.

Becky resides in Avon, Ohio with her husband and three children.

Rebecca Abraham
Assistant Professor of Management
Rebecca Abraham
Assistant Professor of Management

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    - Hasan Abdul Elah, UAE

    "What I love about Tiffin University is the fact that I am learning about real-life experiences inside the classroom. Once I graduate, I know I will be prepared for a career in my field. I am thankful for the support I have received from my professors and
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    -Payne VanTilburg '16

    TU helped grow my network and give me experience by meeting students from other cultures and countries, and learning from a range of professors. Anyone who wants to feel connected to their fellow students, to their personable professors, and the community
  • "TU gave me the extra boost needed to move forward with accomplishing my dream of becoming a small business owner. With the help and encouragement of my professors and coach, I was able to take that leap into the business world knowing I could not succeed if I did not take risks."

    – Emily Miller

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  • Sean M Durocher - Class of 2015
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    – Sean M. Durocher, Class of 2015

    Sean M Durocher - Class of 2015

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