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

  • All new, domestic, first-year students in supply chain management technology will receive a $2,000 renewable scholarship!
  • 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

ABETThe bachelor's degree in supply chain management technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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

What to expect in Supply Chain Management Technology

Core courses

TLI 11100 - Gateway To Technology Leadership And Innovation
or
IT 10400 - Industrial Organization
TLI 11200 - Foundations Of Organizational Leadership
or
OLS 25200 - Human Relations In Organizations
TLI 21300 - Project Management
or
TECH 32000 - Technology And The Organization
TLI 21400 - Introduction To Supply Chain Management Technology
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IT 23000 - Industrial Supply Chain Management
TLI 31300 - Technology Innovation And Integration: Bar Codes To Biometrics
or
IT 34500 - Automatic Identification And Data Capture
TLI 31400 - Leading Innovation In Organizations
TLI 31500 - Innovative Product Development And Testing
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TLI 36700 - Teaching Design And Innovation I
TLI 31600 - Statistical Quality Control
or
IT 34200 - Introduction To Statistical Quality
TLI 41400 - Financial Analysis For Technology Systems
or
IT 43200 - Financial Transactions In Distribution
TLI 23500 - Introduction To Lean And Sustainable Systems
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IT 21400 - Introduction To Lean Manufacturing
TLI 33400 - Economic Analysis For Technology Systems
or
IT 45000 - Production Cost Analysis
TLI 33520 - Human Factors For Technology Systems
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IT 28100 - Industrial Safety
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IT 35100 - Advanced Industrial Safety And Health Management
TLI 33620 - Total Productive Maintenance
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IT 38100 - Total Productive Maintenance
TLI 43530 - Operations Planning And Management
or
IT 44200 - Production Planning
TLI 43640 - Lean Six Sigma
or
IT 44600 - Six Sigma Quality
TLI 45700 - Technology Policy And Law
or
OLS 34600 - Critical Thinking And Ethics
MET 14300 - Materials And Processes I
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MET 14400 - Materials And Processes II
MET 24500 - Manufacturing Systems
CGT 11000 - Technical Graphics Communications
TLI 48390 - Industrial Engineering Technology Capstone I: Problem Identification And Analysis
TLI 48395 - Industrial Engineering Technology Capstone II: Facility Design

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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