Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Logistics & Supply Chain Management, AAB


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A career in supply chain management deals with a dynamic environment of efficiently facilitating the delivery of goods to customers through a variety of intermediaries. The process is known as channel management and is only a small part of supply chain management. Supply chain management deals with the entire array of sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management activities. Organizations must rely on effective supply chains to coordinate the vast array of inputs and outputs of globally networked companies. The combination of information technology and outsourcing have created organizations like Dell and Wal-Mart adept at forming alliances and/or performing specific strategic tasks to take advantage of market conditions.

Career Outlook

Employment of logisticians is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by the need for logistics in the transportation of goods in a global economy.

Program Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of the major styles of management.
  2. Exhibit work skills of attendance, work ethic, and self-motivation.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of business ethics.
  4. Devise best practices in supply chain management.
  5. Differentiate between make the stock and make the order strategies.
  6. Formulate methods to manage inventory efficiently and pool inventory risks across time, products, channels, and geography.
  7. Construct position the push-pull boundary to leverage economies of scale and economies of scope.

Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 16


Third Semester


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 15


Total Program Credit Hours 61


* See Northwest State General Education Requirements  for Natural Science, Humanities and Social Behavioral Science Electives.

+ Students must attain a 2.00 grade point average in these technical courses to graduate.

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