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What is Supply Chain Management?

Those with a degree in Supply Chain Management direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.  

Major in Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the Congdon School of Business if you get excited about understanding how products and services are created, and ultimately delivered to the consumer. SCM majors help firms to be more productive, efficient and achieve higher levels of customer satisfaction. 

Related Career Titles

Buyer/Planner Materials Manager Purchasing Agent
Capacity Planner Material Requirements Planning Manager Quality Control Specialist
Distribution Manager Operations Manager Quality Assurance Analyst
Lean Operations Manager Operations Researcher Solution Design & Analysis Manager
Logistician Plant Manager Storage and Distribution Manager 
Logistics Analyst Product Development Manager Supply Chain Analyst
Management Analyst Product Forecaster/Estimator Supply Chain Director
Manager/Supervisor Production Line Manager Supply Chain Manager
Materials Controller Production Scheduler/Planner Warehousing

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Related Major Skills

Ability to prepare technical reports Oral & Written communication skills
Active learner Management of Material Resources
Active listening skills Math & science skills
Critical thinking Reading comprehension
Design systems Research
Different learning strategies Systems Analysis 
Giving advice on business or research Understanding of computer programs
Investigating data to solve problems Work independently and on a team

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