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Supply Chain Management

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Supply chain management (SCM) is a holistic, integrated major that covers the entire supply chain - procurement, operations, and logistics. This major, jointly offered by the management and marketing departments, focuses on the technical and nontechnical aspects, industry partnerships, and experiential learning through real world projects, case studies, supply chain networking, and consulting.

Program Overview

Students pursue the bachelor of business administration (B.B.A.) degree at the Seidman College of Business. Other complementary majors/emphases offered include:

  • Management major with and MIS/SAP emphasis
  • Operations management major
  • Marketing major with a logistics emphasis

Coursework

Majors study a variety of topics, including:

  • Advanced topics in operations
  • Quality and lean
  • Logistics and transportation
  • Manufacturing planning and control
  • Procurement

Career Options

SCM careers include:

  • Logistics manager
  • Operations manager
  • Procurement manager
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Supply chain consultant
  • Transportation manager

Why Study Supply Chain Management at Grand Valley?

  • To develop an in-depth knowledge of the entire flow of the end-to-end supply chain.
  • The SCM program is a holistic program that provides critical business and professional success skills.
  • Emphasis on real-world projects, case studies, supply chain networking, etc.
  • Faculty experts in all aspects of supply chain management.
  • Current technology integrated into courses by use of the internet, e-commerce, and enterprise resource planning.
  • Internships, available in all areas of supply chain management, allow you to earn money while gaining valuable experience.
  • A master of business administration (M.B.A.) is also available. Visit gvsu.edu/seidmangrad/.

Quotes

“It's a rapidly evolving field. It's really exciting, and there are endless opportunities for people who become actively engaged in it.”

JASON WILKIE
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ALUMNUS

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