The Business Management Supply Chain Management (SCM) concentration provides a broad-based study of organizational strategic plans, resources, roles, responsibilities and functions, while also focusing on management of supply chain activities. This study involves consideration and application of processes to develop coordinated supplier-to-customer systems, including: identifying needs for raw materials, supplies and components; developing specifications; computing quantity requirements; selecting sources and negotiating agreements; acquiring, transporting and storing inventory; managing and maintaining operations; and logistics management.
Demonstrate planning, leading, organizing and controlling within organizational systems and strategy development, particularly in the context of mission, values, goals and objectives
Apply proper oral and written communication, quantitative methods, critical thinking, research, ethics, computer literacy and global citizenship skills
Explain the functions of supply chains, their purpose, marketing and sales impact, use and management in a global context and their impact on customer service and profitability.
Apply contemporary approaches to management and organizational success within the framework of the classroom and written assignments
Apply principles of organizational behavior and human relations, including methods used to create, maintain and improve a positive and diverse work environment.