Program Description

The Supply Chain Management Associate Degree program is designed to provide learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to be a leader in any industry involved in the flow of goods and services. Learners will examine the various links within the supply chain from point of origin to the point of consumption. With a focus on project management, learners will learn how to manage activities across all functions of industry. Key components of this degree include: project/operations management, manufacturing, logistics, strategic planning, scheduling and coordinating resources, purchasing and inventory management. Potential occupations include: Buyer, Purchasing Assistant, Inventory Coordinator/Specialist, Operations Supervisor, Production Planner/Scheduler, Supply Chain Coordinator/Analyst, Logistics Coordinator/Specialist, Transportation/Warehouse Supervisor, Materials Analyst and Load Planner.

Starting Salary

$52,790
Average, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International

Financial Aid

Available

Students Enjoy…

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
100%
at Antigo
100%
at Medford
100%
at Phillips
100%
at Spencer
100%
at Wittenberg
100%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Measure operations, transportation, procurement and distribution
  • Analyze operations, transportation, procurement and distribution
  • Improve operations, transportation, procurement and distribution
  • Control operations, transportation, procurement and distribution
  • Define (plan) operations, transportation, procurement and distribution

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Inventory Coordinator/Specialist
  • Production Planner/Scheduler
  • Supply Chain Coordinator/Analyst
  • Logistics Coordinator/Specialist
  • Transportation/Warehouse Supervisor
  • Materials Analyst
  • Load Planner
  • Buyer

Courses

The Supply Chain Management Associate Degree is a 60 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.00
POWERPOINT 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
FORECASTING AND SCHEDULING 1.00
OPERATIONS CONTROL 1.00
SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS MANAGEMENT 1.00
PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING & DEVELOPMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 1.00
LEAN ORGANIZATIONS 3.00
THINK CRITICALLY & CREATIVELY 3.00

Second Term

EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 2 1.00
TECHNOLOGY IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN 1.00
ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SOFTWARE 1.00
BENEFITS & CHALLENGES OF AN ERP SYSTEM 1.00
FOUNDATIONS OF INVENTORY 1.00
MANAGING INVENTORY LEVELS 1.00
THE ROLE OF LOGISTICS 1.00
TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT 1.00
WAREHOUSING 1.00
TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00

Third Term

LEADERSHIP IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT 1.00
TEAM ORGANIZATION & DEVELOPMENT IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT 1.00
MANAGING CHANGE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT 1.00
EVALUATING THE PURCHASING PROCESS 1.00
PURCHASING PROCESS 1.00
PRINCIPLES OF NEGOTIATIONS 1.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00

Fourth Term

INTRODUCTION TO SERVICE OPERATIONS 1.00
SERVICE DELIVERY SYSTEMS 1.00
GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 1.00
GLOBAL SOURCING 1.00
GLOBAL LOGISTICS 1.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROJECT 3.00
MENTORED BUSINESS EXPERIENCE 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

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