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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 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: MSIM1201)
  • MSIM3104 Project Management
  • MSIM3201 Database Design and Management (PR: COM1101 / MSIM1201 / COM2005) OR COM2006 Database Management Systems
  • 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 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 2020/21 or after, subject to the department deployment
(b) MSIM4313: will be offered in 2020/21 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 (Applicable for students admitted in 2018/19 academic year or before)
(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 Management with Process 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: MSIM1301 and AMS1303)b

(b) Option 2 (Applicable for ALL students)
(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 Management with Process 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: MSIM1301 and AMS1303)b

Remarks: 
a. MSIM1301 Introduction to Business Analytics has been offered since the 2019-20 academic year.
b. The pre-requisites requirement of MSIM4311 was changed from AMS1001 & AMS1303 to MSIM1301 & AMS1303 in the 2019-20 academic year.
c. The module title of MSIM3102 was changed to Quality Management with Process Analysis in the 2019-20 academic year. (Formerly: Quality/Process Management and Analysis)