Supply Chain Management

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

The field of supply chain management (SCM) involves the acquisition of components and finished goods from original sources, production scheduling and manufacturing, and logistics functions necessary to flow components inbound to manufacturing and finished good outbound to wholesalers, retailers, and/or directly to end users.

Program Offerings at Grand Valley

Students pursue the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree at the Seidman College of Business. The following emphases are available:

  • Marketing major, logistics emphasis
  • Management major, operations emphasis
  • Many students double major across these two majors/emphases as well.

Coursework

Majors study a variety of topics, including:

  • Advanced topics in operations
  • Distribution and logistics
  • Logistics and transportation
  • Manufacturing planning and control
  • Supply chain management (purchasing)

Career Options

SCM careers include:

  • Logistics manager
  • Operations manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Supply chain consultant
  • Transportation manager

Why Study Supply Chain Management at Grand Valley?

  • To develop an in-depth knowledge of the entire flow of the end-to-end supply chain.
  • The SCM program is a holistic program that provides the critical skills to be successful.
  • Emphasis on real-world projects, case studies, supply chain networking, etc.
  • Faculty who consult on real business issues are experts in all aspects of supply chain management and have strong academic credentials.
  • Current technology integrated into courses by use of the internet, e-commerce, and enterprise resource planning.
  • Internships, available in all areas of supply chain management, allow you to earn money while gaining valuable experience.
  • A Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) is also available. Visit www.gvsu.edu/grad/mba/.

For More Information

Seidman College of Business
www.gvsu.edu/business
(616) 331-7500
Admissions Office
www.gvsu.edu/admissions

It's a rapidly evolving field. It's really exciting, and there are endless opportunities for people who become actively engaged in it.

JASON WILKIE
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ALUMNUS

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