Supply Chain Management

About the Major

You will learn about the organization of a network of vendors that provide materials and components for a company’s products. You will study where raw materials are sourced, created, or harvested and then discover how they are moved through manufacturing, packaging, and delivery to the sales points and into the hands of consumers. Supply chain management is frequently referred to as “logistics” in the working world.

Skills and abilities this major develops include: team building, management, strategic thinking, planning, and organization.

Quick Facts

Sample Coursework

  • Business-to-business marketing
  • Economics
  • Effective negotiations
  • International marketing
  • Intermediate finance
  • Sourcing

Possible Careers

  • Buyer
  • Logistics manager
  • Supply chain engineer
  • Commodity manager
  • Receiving inspector

Where could I work?

  • Amazon
  • Knight Transportation
  • Contract manufacturers
  • Product design companies
  • Transportation companies

Enterprise, Policy, and Planning Cluster

This major is part of the Enterprise, Policy, and Planning (EPP) cluster. The EPP cluster is the academic home of University College students pursuing or interested in business, economics, labor studies, organizational leadership, public and environmental affairs, sport management, and tourism conventions, and event management.

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