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Minor Study

The Minor Study Scheme was first implemented in the academic year 2017/18. Starting from the academic year 2018/19, the Scheme is expanded to cover students of all HSUHK undergraduate programmes in all years. Students can take a Minor in Supply Chain Management or E-commerce or Decision Analytics offered by Department of Supply Chain and Information Management.

Note: The following curriculum information is subject to review and changes periodically.

Minor in Supply Chain Management

To fulfill the requirements of a Minor study in Supply Chain Management, eligible students need to complete at least 15 credits from the list of modules below:

Compulsory
    
Electives
  • SCM1006
    Operations & Supply Chain Management
        / SCM2001
    Management of Contemporary Business 
    Operations
        / SCM3006
    Operations & Supply Chain Management

  • SCM3202
    Global Logistics Management 
        (PR: SCM1006 / SCM2001 / SCM3006)

Any 3 modules from the list below:
  • SCM2202 Principles of Responsible Enterprise: Sustainability, Responsibility, and Ethics 
            (CCC Cluster 4)
  • SCM3102 Management of Service Operations (PR: BUS1002 / MGT1002)
  • SCM3103 Quality Management and ISO 9000 (PR: BUS1002 / MGT1002)
  • SCM3303 Negotiation Analysis in Supply Chain Management (PR: BUS1002 / MGT1002)
  • SCM3601 Transportation Planning: Policies, Methods and System
  • SCM3602 Airline Operations and Revenue Management (PR: SCM3601)
  • SCM3603 Airfreight Management in Global Supply Chain 
            (PR: SCM1006 / SCM2001 / SCM3006)
  • SCM4103 Purchase and Supply Management (PR: SCM1006/SCM2001/SCM3006)
  • SCM3604 Shipping and Transport Logistics (PR: SCM1006 / SCM2001 / SCM3006)
  • SCM4203 Information and Technology in Supply Chain 
            (PR: SCM1006 / SCM2001 / SCM3006)
  • SCM4601 Airport and Air Cargo Terminal Operations Management 
            (PR: SCM1006 / SCM2001 / SCM3006)
  • SCM4602 Sustainable Transportation (PR: SCM3604)

Minor in E-commerce
To fulfill the requirements of a Minor study in E-commerce, eligible students need to complete at least 15 credits from the list of modules below:

Compulsory
    
Electives
  • MSIM1201
Programming Methodology     

OR

  • COM2005
Introduction to Computer Programming           

Any 4 modules from the list below:
  • MSIM2201 Information Systems Analysis and Design (PR: COM2001 & MSIM1201)
  • MSIM3104 Project Management
  • MSIM3201 Database Design and Management (PR: COM1101 / MSIM1201 / COM2005) OR COM2006 Database Management Systems (PR: COM2005)
  • MSIM3202 Information Technology Infrastructure and Security (PR: MSIM2201)
  • MSIM3203 Business Application Programming and Implementation (PR: MSIM1201 & MSIM2201)
  • MSIM3204 Digital Business Management (PR: MGT1002)(a)
  • MSIM3211 Website Design and Development (PR: MSIM1201 / COM1101)
  • SCM4203 Information and Technology in Supply Chain (PR: SCM1006 / SCM2001 / SCM3006)
  • MSIM4212 Advanced Information Systems Design (PR: MSIM2201)
  • MSIM4213 IT Audit and Control (PR: MSIM3202)
  • MSIM4301 Enterprise Business Applications (PR: SCM2001 & MSIM3201)
  • MSIM4313 Contemporary Financial Technology (PR: MSIM3202 / COM2001)(b)

Remarks:
(a) MSIM3204: will be offered in 2019/20 or after, subject to the department deployment
(b) MSIM4313: will be offered in 2019/20 or after, subject to the department deployment

Minor in Decision Analytics
To fulfill the requirements of a Minor study in Decision Analytics, eligible students need to complete at least 15 credits from the list of modules below:

(a) Option 1
(i) Introductory Level Modules (1 module from the list below)
  • MSIM1301 Introduction to Business Analyticsa
OR
  • MSIM3101 Management Science / SCM3101 Management Science (PR: SCM1006)

(ii) Elective Modules (Any 4 modules from the list below)
  • MSIM3102 Quality / Process Management and Analysis (PR: STA2001 / AMS1303)c
  • MSIM3103 Business Forecasting (PR: STA2001 / AMS1303)
  • MSIM3104 Project Management
  • MSIM4101 Decision Analytics (PR: MSIM3101 and AMS1303)
  • MSIM4112 Systems Simulation (PR: MSIM1201 and AMS1303)
  • MSIM4311 Business Intelligence and Data Mining (PR: AMS1001 and AMS1303)b

(b) Option 2 (subject to the successful offering of MSIM1301 in 2019-20, see remarks)
(i) Introductory Level Modules (1 module from the list below)
  • MSIM1301 Introduction to Business Analyticsa
AND
  • MSIM3101 Management Science / SCM3101 Management Science (PR: SCM1006)

(ii) Elective Modules (Any 3 modules from the list below)
  • MSIM3102 Quality / Process Management and Analysis (PR: STA2001 / AMS1303)c
  • MSIM3103 Business Forecasting (PR: STA2001 / AMS1303)
  • MSIM3104 Project Management
  • MSIM4101 Decision Analytics (PR: MSIM3101 and AMS1303)
  • MSIM4112 Systems Simulation (PR: MSIM1201 and AMS1303)
  • MSIM4311 Business Intelligence and Data Mining (PR: AMS1001 and AMS1303)b

Remarks:
Subject to the result of re-accreditation exercise,
a. MSIM1301 Introduction to Business Analytics will be offered in the 2019-20 academic year.
b. The pre-requisites requirement of MSIM4311 will be changed to MSIM1301 and AMS1303 in the 2019-20 academic year.
c. The module title of MSIM3102 will be changed to Quality Management with Process Analysis in the 2019-20 academic year.