Supply Chain, Transportation and Logistics Management
Bachelor of Science Degree
Available in-class or online, this accelerated cohort degree program is designed to provide you with a foundation in supply chain, transportation, and logistics management from both a U.S. perspective and a global perspective. You will learn the analytical and problem-solving skills relevant to a variety of supply chain and logistical problems. Topics include inventory management, transportation, procurement, and warehousing. Leading-edge supply chain strategies like Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) will be explored with a strong focus on productivity. You will also gain a foundation in basic business concepts, business communication, and decision making.
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This course prepares students for success in their academic and professional careers. The foundation for learning is established for professional skill development through practical experience with the University's four essential learning outcomes - communication, problem solving, collaboration, and citizenship. Learner strengths are assessed and analytical, relational, and resilience skills are developed.
Introduction to the design, operation, and control of domestic and international supply chain and logistics systems. Emphasis is placed on transportation, distribution and warehousing in the business enterprise.
This course focuses on the knowledge needed to understand and apply processes for making business decisions. Emphasis is placed on the role of the pillars of capitalism as the underlying assumptions for making economic decisions in the U.S. Emphasis will also be placed on developing critical thinking skills.
This course focuses on the practical application of accounting concepts and processes and financial data analysis. The importance of the management of business information systems will also be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on how these basic concepts are used in today's global business environment.
This course is an overview of global management theory and organizational practices. Management strategies for operations and marketing in a global economy are examined. Organizational behavior and economic theory is also examined as it relates to these strategies. Also included are team work and communication skills.
This course provides an examination of supply chain and logistics management concepts from both U.S. and global perspectives. Key logistics and supply chain activities are explored with an emphasis on the opportunities that can be realized through effective and innovative supply chain and logistics management. The pros and cons of global sourcing are also explored as a foundation for understanding the supply chain management and logistics strategies.
This course addresses a variety of issues involved in the logistics and transportation components of the global supply chain. Topics include an examination of how government and legal actions affect the transportation and logistics operations. The course also focuses on operational security issues.
This course explores a variety of analytical techniques and information technologies used in supply chain and logistics management operations. The course will provide opportunities to analyze and apply the appropriate techniques to solve supply chain management and logistics problems. A variety of concepts such as inventory management, productivity, quality, capacity management, forecasting are examined using information technology.
This course integrates the supply chain operations of the firm. The course examines how the supply chain affects the capital, cash, financial, and economic performance of the firm. Economic and pricing aspects of various transportation modes are also examined.
Students will demonstrate competency as a manager in the professional field of Supply Chain Logistics Management by conducting an analysis of a topic related to their SCLM career. Using the results of this analysis the student will then prepare a professionally written report and oral presentation of their findings.