Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management 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 in as little as 2.5 years.