Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
Aristotle opened my mind to a completely different way of thinking. All I wanted to do was learn more—to understand more deeply.
Dr. Gary M. Quinlivan, DeanAlex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and GovernmentPhone: 724-537-4597
Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government
Saint Vincent College is proud to have one of the only Management departments in the United States to offer students in-depth training in Operational Excellence (to include the Toyota Production System, Value Stream Mapping, and Supply Chain Management) as well as cutting edge training in Management Information Systems (to include an SAP Business One certification program).
Operational Excellence focuses on the development of management strategies and tactics that result in greater productivity, lower cost, improved quality, and increased customer satisfaction. SVC students who pursue an education in Operational Excellence gain a distinct competitive advantage in the market.
Minor in Operational Excellence
Required courses (6) BA 102 Survey of Accounting (non-business majors only) or BA 100 Financial Accounting I - 3 creditsBA 104 Introduction to Management - 3 creditsBA 386 Culture in Operational Excellence - 3 credits BA 492 Operations Management - 3 credits BA 494 Quantitative Methods, Quality, and Problem Solving in Operational Excellence - 3 creditsBA 497 Leadership (Capstone Class) - 3 credits
In addition to the above, any one of the following: BA 491 Operational Excellence in Service Industry with applications in the Healthcare professions - 3 creditsBA 493 Supply Chain Management - 3 credits