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

Supply Chain Management Technology

Supply Chain Management Technology

A major in the Industrial Engineering Technology Program
in the School of Engineering 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 School of Engineering Technology 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 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

ABET

The industrial engineering technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The neat thing I’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 – defense sector.
Wesley McAhren
IET/SCMT

About the school/department

The School of Engineering Technology provides degree programs in mechanical, manufacturing and electrical engineering technologies, capitalizing on where the disciplines overlap. The learning environment mirrors the engineering teams most graduates will work in. Faculty research projects provide immediate industry results and help students put theory into practice.

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Academic Advisors

Tamara Groll 765-494-7489
Susan Hockings 765-496-1217
Tami Lynch 765-494-8590
Cassie Pendleton 765-496-8649

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