Modern Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM) is about much more than operations and logistics. It is about developing, managing and leading vital business functions and processes that are at the very heart of business profitability and growth. The discipline seeks to equip students with the cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills to succeed as a strategic supply chain leader in today’s sophisticated global economy, identifying, creating and managing opportunities for reducing costs, driving growth and building sustainable competitive advantages. OSCM is a relatively new highly specialized field in many business schools worldwide. The program offers challenging but rewarding careers. To succeed therein, general business knowledge plus an understanding of economics, accounting, business operations and strategies are essential. OSCM involves the flows of materials and information among all of the firms that contribute value to a product or a service, from the source of raw materials to end customers. Business issues from procurement, marketing (channels of distribution), logistics, inventory management, and operations management are integrated to form a supply chain.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Concentration in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Program Educational Objectives (PEO)
The main educational objectives of OSCM program will be able to:
Objective # 1: Prepare students for business analysis in manufacturing and service organizations.
Objective # 2: Prepare student to efficiently manage production scheduling, warehouse and inventory, logistics operations, and sales and procurement, and ensuring delivery of the right quantity of goods/services at the right time from the right source.
Objective # 3: Provide students with the basic foundations and the valuable work experience through the co-op training.
Objective # 4: Enable graduate students to support other managers in engineering, finance, and marketing functions to make the overall organization operate effectively.
Objective # 5: Prepare students for such challenges through education in subjects pertinent to direct supervision of tasks (line jobs) as well as support activities such as quality management, project planning, logistics and materials control.