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Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management 100% Online

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership or Business Administration with a Concentration in Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management 100% Online

Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Online Degree Program Overview

Build value with a concentration in Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management

Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management is a business strategy that connects suppliers, customers and other stakeholders with the objective of increasing efficiency and bringing value to the intended consumer. The focus of logistics and supply chain management is to bring the most value to the customer while reaching a sustainable level of competitive edge.

Think about it like this, if you’ve ever placed an order on the internet and received the right item, in perfect condition, at the correct address, in the right amount of time, you can bet logistics was behind that successful transaction. In addition, you can thank the supplier for making sure the inventory existed and transported correctly. Ensuring that these transactions bring about a positive experience for the consumer are why operations, logistics, and supply chain management professionals are important, and needed.

With a background in Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management, you could find yourself in an environment where you will be responsible for the organization and distribution of goods. It’s also possible you could be in charge of inventory, transportation, warehousing and supervising the flow of services.

ECPI University offers two degree tracks in the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration / Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Concentration. The Project Management Track focuses on leading projects from start to completion. Students will develop the skill set to lead project teams and will use project management tools to successfully manage the different stages of projects, including how to maximize performance and minimize risk.

Additionally, the Leadership Track allows students to develop ethical leadership skills and abilities and the emotional intelligence necessary to lead contemporary organizations. The program emphasizes the creation of a learning environment that encourages change and innovation.

Through ECPI’s year-round schedule, you could earn a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership or Business Administration with a Concentration in Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management 100% online in as little as 2.5 years.

Program Description

At ECPI University, a concentration in operations, logistics, and supply chain management gives students the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to function in a global logistics and supply chain environment by relating models and theory to real-world practical applications 100% online. Students should expect to integrate methods, software applications, policies, procedures, and systems to build effective and efficient supply chain-focused operations. Students should also expect to familiarize themselves with logistical supply chain models and workflow processes. The focus of this program is on key goals of creating and maintaining customer satisfaction, within budget and on time delivery.

Course topics will cover:

  • Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Accounting for Business Decisions
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Business Forecasting and Data Analytics
  • Operations Management

Additionally, we offer two degree tracks in the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration / Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Concentration. The Project Management Track and Leadership Track, each track helps develop the skill sets to lead project teams and will use project management tools to successfully manage the different stages of projects, including how to maximize performance and minimize risk and allows students to develop ethical leadership skills and abilities and the emotional intelligence necessary to lead contemporary organizations, respectively.

Possible Career Track

A wide variety of institutions need operations,  logistics, and supply chain management workers, so you have options when it comes to deciding whether to go small business or large corporation.

What job could I get with an Operations Logistics and Supply Chain Management concentration?

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Analyst
  • Inventory Manager
  • Supply-Chain Manager
  • Customer Service
  • Transportation Director
  • Global Logistics Manager
  • Operations Director
  • Supply Chain Sales
Curriculum

Program Requirements

The below curriculum will be effective on November 8th, 2021. To view the current curriculum, please visit the official ECPI University catalog.

Core Curriculum Business Administration

40 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
ACC160Principles of Accounting I 3
ACC161Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS121Introduction to Business 3
BUS222Ethics in Business 3
BUS298Externship-BUS III 3
BUS331Management Information Systems 3
BUS480Strategic Planning & Implementation 3
BUS480LStrategic Planning & Implementation LAB 1
ECO201Macroeconomics 3
ECO202Microeconomics 3
FIN350Financial Management 3
HRM211Introduction to Human Resources Management 3
LAW225Legal Environment of Business 3
MKT214Marketing Management 3

Core Curriculum Organizational Leadership

33 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
ACC101General Accounting3
BUS102Fundamentals of Customer Service3
BUS121Introduction to Business3
BUS211Introduction to Human Resources Management3
BUS222Ethics in Business3
BUS303Organizational Leadership and Management3
BUS314Marketing Management3
BUS321Business Organizational Management3
BUS331Management Information Systems3
BUS460Leadership Capstone3
ECO202Microeconomics3

Arts and Sciences*

31 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
CAP480Arts and Sciences Capstone3
COM115Principles of Communication3
ENG110College Composition3
ENG120Advanced Composition3
HUM205Culture and Diversity3
MTH131College Algebra3
MTH140Statistics3
PHY120Physics3
PHY120LPhysics LAB1
PSY105Introduction to Psychology3
PSY220Positive Psychology3

Self-Integration

6 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
CIS108Office Applications2
COR191Career Orientation1
FOR110Essentials for Success3

Business Administration Concentration Requirements

Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Concentration

21 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
BAN317Data Analytics and Business Forecasting 3
BUS102Fundamentals of Customer Service 3
BUS226Managerial Processes & Communications 3
BUS316Foundations of Decision Making 3
OPM227Operations Management 3
OPM307Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
OPM403Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Capstone 3

Project Management Track

23 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
BUS312Accounting for Business Decisions 3
BUS328Business Process Improvement 3
BUS328LBusiness Process Improvement LAB 1
OPM472Applied Project Management 3
OPM472LApplied Project Management LAB 1
 Various Electives 12

Leadership Track

23 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
BUS224Change Management 3
BUS409Organizational Dynamics: Motivation and Leadership 3
BUS460Leadership Capstone 3
 Various Electives 14

Organizational Leadership Concentration Requirements

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

23 semester credit hours

Course IDCourse NameCredits
BUS227Operations Management3
BUS307Logistics and Supply Chain Management3
BUS312Accounting for Business Decisions3
BUS317Data Analytics and Business Forecasting3
BUS328Business Process Improvement3
BUS328LBusiness Process Improvement Lab1
BUS403Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Capstone3
BUS472Applied Project Management3
BUS472LApplied Project Management Lab1
Various Electives28

Elective Courses

Course IDCourse NameCredits
ACC206Personal Income Tax I 3
ACC309Managerial Accounting for Managers 3
BUS102Fundamentals of Customer Service 3
BUS224Change Management 3
BUS226Managerial Processes & Communications 3
BUS242Technology Optimization 3
BUS303Organizational Leadership and Management 3
BUS316Foundations of Decision Making 3
BUS328Business Process Improvement 3
BUS328LBusiness Process Improvement LAB 1
BUS345e-Commerce & Technology 3
BUS409Organizational Dynamics: Motivation and Leadership 3
BUS436International Business 3
BUS436International Business 3
BUS496Externship-BUS Sr. I-a 1
BUS497Externship-BUS Sr. I-b 1
BUS498Externship-BUS Sr. I-c 1
BUS499Externship-BUS Sr. III 3
CIS106Introduction to Operating Systems 3
CIS121Logic and Design 3
CIS150Introduction to Networking 3
CIS223Introduction to Databases 3
CIS282Web Interface Design 3
HRM443Staffing and Workforce Diversity 3
HRM463Compensation and Benefits 3
LAW225Legal Environment of Business 3
MKT440Global Marketing 3
OPM227Operations Management 3
OPM472Applied Project Management 3
OPM472LApplied Project Management LAB 1
SOC100Introduction to Sociology 3
Program Outcomes

Business Administration Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Describe business principles and competencies as applied to local and global environments.
  • Evaluate qualitative and quantitative accounting and financial problems, using appropriate tools and technology.  
  • Create effective plans that maximize business results.  
  • Apply ethical behavior, professional standards, and social responsibility in the practice of business.
  • Demonstrate effective professional business communication.

Business Administration - Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Concentration

Students in the Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management concentration develop skills necessary to function in a global operations, logistics and supply chain environment by relating models and theory to real-world practical applications. The program integrates the management functions of creating supply chains, beginning with the initial workflow design of critical processes like material sourcing and logistics, through the delivery of outputs to the customer base. The program’s key goals are creating and maintaining customer satisfaction, operating within budget, and providing on time delivery.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Develop and manage a logistics and supply chain model to maximize efficiency and profitability within an organization.

Project Management Track

The project management track focuses on leading projects from start to completion. Students will develop the skill set to lead project teams and will use project management tools to successfully manage the different stages of projects, including how to maximize performance and minimize risk. Core competencies, quality control, and enhancing the customer experience through a collaborative organizational framework are emphasized.

Leadership Track

The leadership track allows students to develop ethical leadership skills and abilities and the emotional intelligence necessary to lead contemporary organizations. The program emphasizes the creation of a learning environment that encourages change and innovation. Students are afforded an opportunity to develop strategic decision-making and problem-solving skills.


Organizational Leadership Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be expected to:

  • Conduct organizational research and analysis.
  • Apply critical thinking and analytical skills to make strategic decisions.
  • Demonstrate effective communication in a global environment.
  • Apply ethical behavior and professional values.
  • Develop an organizational community of learning and positive change.

Organizational Leadership - Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Concentration

The logistics and supply chain management concentration allows students to develop skills necessary to function in a global logistics and supply chain environment by relating models and theory to real-world practical applications. Students will integrate methods, software applications, policies, procedures, and systems to build effective and efficient supply chain-focused operations. The key goals of creating and maintaining customer satisfaction, within budget and on time delivery, is the focus of this program.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Create a successful logistical supply chain model.
  • Develop sourcing and transportation workflow processes.
  • Apply forecasting tools and methods.
  • Relate operations and supply chain management to positive customer relationships.
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