Bachelor of Business Administration

Management with a concentration in 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!

As a management major at Tiffin University, you can expect to develop the managerial problem solving and strategic thinking skills tht will help you become a leader in today’s ever-evolving global economy. The management major has been developed for your “total person” – both for your growth as an individual, and for your career aspirations. The real resources and real engagement you’ll find as management major will give you the skills, talents and competencies necessary for real world results in the 21st century.

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.

Core Curriculum of the School of Business 18 hours
Management 9 hours
Concentration 21 hours

  • MGT221 Supply Chain Management
  • MGT317 Human Resource Management
  • MGT324 Logistics and Distribution
  • MGT356 Quality Management
  • MGT422 Materials Management and Procurement 
  • MGT455 Lean Organizations
  • MGT470 Internship

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

Kristina Collins
Kristina Collins

Kristina Collins

Collinskl@tiffin.edu
419-448-5130

Assistant Professor of Management

School of Business
Degrees & Certificates
  • M.S. Ed., Indiana University
  • B.A., Indiana University
  • A.A.S., Purdue University

Kristina Collins

Professor Collins holds dual roles as School of Business Director and also as Assistant Professor of Management at Tiffin University, with teaching concentrations in Supply Chain Management and Human Resource Management. Her previous 17 years of university teaching were primarily in Indiana. She has also coordinated and led International Study trips for both undergraduate and graduate students to Russia, Europe, China, and Central America.

Her experience as an Administrative Director at the university level has focused in the areas of Organizational Development & Training, Curriculum Development, and Academic Outcomes Assessment. She is currently completing her PhD in Business Administration with her doctoral research focusing on economic development and global leadership.

Professor Collins serves as President-elect of ACBSP’s (Accreditation Council of Business Schools & Programs) Great Lakes Council Region 4, as well as an ACBSP Peer Evaluator, since 2013.  To contribute to the body of research for quality and continuous improvement in higher education, she has presented at several ACBSP conferences, most recently in Athens, Greece and Philadelphia, PA.

As a consultant and practitioner, she also has earned a Six Sigma Green Belt which is utilized in working with organizations to develop and implement continuous improvement programs. Professional certifications include Achieve Global and Covey programs. Her professional awards include the Presidential Award for Outstanding Evening Division Faculty of the Year (2002) as well as the Sam M. Walton Free Enterprise Fellow Award as the SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) faculty advisor (2006-2008).

Kristina Collins
Assistant Professor of Management
Kristina Collins
Assistant Professor of Management

Testimonials

  • "I chose Tiffin University because I heard so many great things about it from other students. Now that I am here, I am very happy. TU has numerous resources on campus, such as the Pfeiffer Library and Student Success Center. These places offer assistance for all of my academic needs."

         - Ali Alshehri, Saudi Arabia

  • "TU wasn’t just the place I went to get my degree. It was the place I grew up and I am forever thankful for my Dragon family. It’s always a great day to be a Dragon.”

    – Allison Marie Staunton, Class of 2016

  • "Tiffin University was my top choice when searching for colleges. I knew with nationally recognized Criminal Justice Programs, I would receive the best education for my future career goals. Because my undergraduate experience was so positive and rewarding, I have pursued my Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice at TU working as a graduate assistant for First-Year Programs. As a GA, I have been able to give back to an institution that has given so much to me and my fellow classmates. Go Dragons!”

    – Sean M. Durocher, Class of 2015

  • "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

  • I could not have asked for better faculty. I love how small the class sizes are because I really know the majority of my professors pretty well. More importantly, they know me really well and are aware of my future goals and aspirations. I know that I could seek help from any one of my mentors and they would give me the best advice that they had.

    -Beata Krembuszewski '17

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