Supply Chain Management
Success in today's business environment is driven by competitive advantage and profitability. Customer-focus, value added product differentiation and cost management are the elements associated with industry leaders. The Supply Chain Management undergraduate major at Lehigh University, housed in the Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA), prepares students to understand and manage the processes that distinguish the successful company from its competitors.
The Supply Chain Management major equips students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for success in the complex business environment of the 21st Century. This program:
- Provides solid exposure to supply management, logistics, business-to-business, and operations management topics.
- Emphasizes advanced cost analysis, negotiation, quality and financial management and improvement, logistics network modeling, risk management, and e-business.
- Integrates core business courses with supply chain major courses.
- Provides field study and experiential learning opportunities.
Supply Chain Management graduates will be prepared to enter industry at a level that accelerates their on-the-job learning and development. Supply Chain Management graduates typically work within five areas, each with its own set of positions and career paths:
- purchasing and supply management
- transportation and logistics
- operations management
- inventory management and control
- supply chain planning
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Bachelor of ScienceDuration
Long (+12 months)Language