Manage the process that takes a product from manufacturers and suppliers to a variety of customers in global business environments.

Supply Chain Management Technology

Virtually all corporations are dependent upon their supply chains to manage the flow of goods, services and information to help customers. You will study the entire supply chain enterprise, yet have the flexibility to select courses for your chosen career path.

The top ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software in the industry, SAP ERP, is embedded throughout the curriculum. The latest technology and software is also used to help graduates become career-ready.

Courses provide a systems approach where you can understand how each area of the supply chain interacts with and relies on the rest. They will help you prepare for a career that requires skills in business analysis, logistics management, communication and teamwork, technological know-how, data processing, and leadership. First-year courses include: Introduction to Supply Chain Management Technology and Design Thinking in Technology.

During your pursuit of a supply chain management degree, you’ll work with faculty in the Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation who have years of experience in industry and are experts in helping organizations improve among the many technology nuances.

Special Features

  • Gain a broad education in several technical and management areas.
  • Be ready for Six Sigma certification as part of embedded industry certificate preparation.
  • Broaden your scope of expertise with Technology Leadership & Innovation minors in organizational leadership, biometrics and more.
  • Work with and learn from professors who are at the forefront of supply chain management expertise.
  • Take advantage of the highly active student organization with industry support for competitions, travel to conferences, internships and international travel opportunities.
  • Take advantage of real-world and global experiences with internships and international opportunities. Supply chain management students have the opportunity to take courses abroad at partner institutions in Switzerland, Germany, Ireland and Peru without delaying time to graduation.
  • Utilize the Polytechnic learning environment to become a career-ready graduate

 

What can I do?

Industrial engineer
Quality control/assurance
Production manager
Sales engineer

Where can I go?

Old Dominion Freight Lines
PepsiCo
Toshiba
Venture Logistics
The neat thing Iā€™ve realized about my majors is they allow graduates to find their industry passion and really pursue it! That might be in healthcare, food service, automotive, non-profit or one of my top interests ā€“ defense sector.
Wesley McAhren
IET/SCMT

What to expect in Supply Chain Management Technology

Core courses

TLI 11100 Gateway to Technology Leadership and Innovation
TLI 11200 Foundations Of Technology Leadership
TLI 21300 Project Management
TLI 21400 Introduction to Supply Chain Management Technology
TLI 23500 Introduction To Lean And Sustainable Systems
TLI 31300 Technology Innovation and Integration: Bar Codes to Biometrics
TLI 31400 Leading Innovation In Organizations
TLI 31500 Innovative Product Development and Testing
TLI 31600 Statistical Quality Control
TLI 34200 Warehouse and Inventory Management
TLI 34250 Purchasing and Contract Management
TLI 34300 Technical and Service Selling
TLI 41400 Financial Analysis for Technology Systems
TLI 43530 Operations Planning & Management
TLI 43640 Lean Six Sigma
TLI 44275 Global Transportation and Logistics Management
MET 14300 Materials And Processes I
MGMT 20010 Introductory Accounting
MGMT 32300 Introduction To Market Analysis
TLI 48490 Supply Chain Management Technology Capstone ā€“ Strategic Analytics
TLI 48495 Supply Change Management Technology Capstone II: Strategic Analytics

What it's like to be a TECHIE!

The Polytechnic learning environment

Our learning experience is designed to produce graduates who not only have deep knowledge, applied skills, and experiences in their chosen discipline, but also problem solving, critical thinking, communications, and leadership skills sought by industries and communities.

About the department

The Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation tackles the global challenge of preparing leaders for the 21st century. With a focus on technology-driven careers, the degree programs allow students to lead the development of high-tech solutions. Research projects also focus on improving current processes and practices.

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