Global Supply Chain Management Degree Specialization
In order to compete in today's fast-paced, global economy, companies must effectively streamline daily operations. Businesses rely on global supply chain management professionals to organize processes and procedures in order to function efficiently, remain competitive and achieve success. According to ARC Advisory Group, the industry is expected to grow more than 9 percent annually through 2017.1 With a Global Supply Chain Management specialization, you’ll be prepared with the knowledge and skills required for operations and supply chain management leadership roles in this growing field.
Follow a career track in Global Supply Chain Management by choosing this specialization when you earn one of the following bachelor's degrees from DeVry University in:
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Global Supply Chain Management Courses
When you specialize your business degree in Global Supply Chain Management, your coursework may include these career-enhancing courses:
- Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain – This course introduces operations and supply chain management, examining the products-to-services spectrum in terms of transformation processes and their impact on the supply chain.
- Supply Chain Management Decision Support Tools and Applications – This course introduces numerical models used as decision-making tools in operations practice and examines how they impact supply chain efficiency.
- Total Quality Management – This course presents quality-related procedures and concepts for enhancing goods, services and the entire business environment.
- Strategic Supply and Master Planning – This course focuses on the supply chain planning process and addresses formal master production scheduling (MPS), materials resource planning (MRP), capacity resource planning (CRP) and inventory techniques required for optimal supply chain efficiencies.
- Supply Chain Logistics, Distribution and Warehousing – This course introduces logistics, distribution, transportation and warehousing fundamentals, which form the backbone of supply chain management.
- Supply Chain Procurement Management and Sourcing Strategy – This course examines supply chain management fundamentals, strategy and execution.
- Global Issues in Supply Chain Management – Students in this course apply supply chain management tools and procedures to real-world case studies.
1 "Business Opportunities in Supply Chain Management," April Joyner, June 11, 2012, http://www.inc.com/best-industries-2012/april-joyner/supply-chain-management.html