The Operational Excellence Program

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 Requirements

Minor in Operational Excellence
Required courses (7)
BA 102 Survey of Accounting (non-business majors only) or BA 100 Financial Accounting I and BA 150 Managerial Accounting I or BA 101 Financial Accounting II - 3 credits/3 credits - 6 credits
BA 170 Organizational Theory - 3 credits
BA 280 Leadership (must be taken at SVC) - 3 credits or BA 493 Supply Chain Management - 3 credits
BA 386 Culture in Operational Excellence (First of OE sequence) - 3 credits
BA 471 Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt Preparation (Fourth of OE sequence) - 3 credits
BA 492 Operations Management - 3 credits
BA 494 Quantitative Methods, Quality and Problem Solving in Operational Excellence - 3 credits
In addition to the above, any one of the following, management majors must choose two:
BA 364 Introduction to ERP Systems - 3 credits
BA 394 Lean Assessment - 3 credits
BA 467 Change Management - 3 credits
BA 491 Operational Excellence in Service Industry with applications in the Healthcare Professions - 3 credits
BA 493 Supply Chain Management I - 3 credits
BA 497 Supply Chain Management II - 3 credits