The Supply Chain Management major (designated as a pre-major) prepares students to manage activities involved in the creation of goods and services. Students develop the ability to apply problem-solving tools related to productivity improvement, quality control, production scheduling, and materials management. They are also able to present an integrated top-management view of the entire operations function. Courses help students prepare for professional certifications in Supply Management (CPSM) and Project Management (PMP). Available courses include:
Global Supply Chain Management
Procurement and Materials Management
Students are guaranteed a summer internship with industry partners. These are designed to give students a valuable "hands on" industry experience. Internship opportunities include variety of companies including those in the health care, food, apparel, and jewelry distribution industries.
There is a wide choice of career options for graduates. Some options include entry-level positions in supervision, production planning and control and inventory management. Other options include quality assurance, project management, and technical sales.
The Hankamer School of Business offers student exchange and study abroad programs that could be especially beneficial to the Supply Chain Management major.