Virtually all businesses, large and small, depend on effective supply chains to meet customer requirements and stay competitive. Supply chain management involves planning and management of all activities: sourcing, procurement, production, finished goods distribution and customer service. It includes coordination and collaboration with suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers and customers. Supply chain management professionals play a role in all kinds of organizations and in all sectors of the economy.
The supply chain management technology major is perfect for big-picture thinkers who also can manage small details. It’s also a good fit if you have a knack for finding better ways to get things done. You will be prepared to lead change and deliver creative solutions to help organizations manage their complex and global supply chains, the central nervous system of organizations. You'll get the best of both worlds -- theory and lots of hands-on experience from faculty, most of whom have returned to teach after working in business and industry.
- Gain a broad education in several technical and management areas
- Learn to solve problems with commonly used enterprise software systems prized by industry
What Will I Learn?
- Supply Chain Management Technology Principles
- Operations Management
- Market & Financial Analysis
- Global Logistics
You'll develop the leadership and analytical skills needed to manage logistics and supply chain operations. You'll lead the processes that direct the timely and efficient movement, storage, and transformation of materials and inventory that excite customers and help businesses thrive.
What Can I Do?
SCMT degree offers a variety of career opportunities. Some of the typical career options for SCM professionals include:
- Purchasing manager
- Supply/demand planner
- Supply chain analyst
- Warehouse operations manager
- Production manager
- Customer order manager
- Logistics/distribution coordinator
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.