Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management
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.
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.
- 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. 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
- 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
- Inventory Manager
- Supply-Chain Manager
- Customer Service
- Transportation Director
- Global Logistics Manager
- Operations Director
- Supply Chain Sales
33 semester credit hours
Course ID Course Name Credits ACC101 General Accounting 3 BUS102 Fundamentals of Customer Service 3 BUS121 Introduction to Business 3 BUS211 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3 BUS222 Ethics in Business 3 BUS303 Organizational Leadership and Management 3 BUS314 Marketing Management 3 BUS321 Business Organizational Management 3 BUS331 Management Information Systems 3 BUS460 Leadership Capstone 3 ECO202 Microeconomics 3
Arts and Sciences*
31 semester credit hours
Course ID Course Name Credits CAP480 Arts and Sciences Capstone 3 COM115 Principles of Communication 3 ENG110 College Composition 3 ENG120 Advanced Composition 3 HUM205 Culture and Diversity 3 MTH131 College Algebra 3 MTH140 Statistics 3 PHY120 Physics 3 PHY120L Physics LAB 1 PSY105 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY220 Positive Psychology 3
6 semester credit hours
Course ID Course Name Credits CIS115 Computer Applications 3 COR090 Career Orientation Seminar 0 FOR110 Essentials for Success 3
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
23 semester credit hours
Course ID Course Name Credits BUS227 Operations Management 3 BUS307 Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3 BUS312 Accounting for Business Decisions 3 BUS317 Data Analytics and Business Forecasting 3 BUS328 Business Process Improvement 3 BUS328L Business Process Improvement Lab 1 BUS403 Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Capstone 3 BUS472 Applied Project Management 3 BUS472L Applied Project Management Lab 1 Electives – any course from BS BA and/or BS Leadership depending on prereq. General electives from other programs and school 28
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able 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.
Graduates of the BS in Organizational Leadership or Business Adminisrtation concentration may find employment in a variety of industries. Possible job titles include Human Resources Manager, Project Manager, Team Leader/Logistics Manager, and Operations Manager.
The operations, 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 able to:
- Create a successful logistical supply chain model.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate in a global, professional environment.
- Develop sourcing and transportation workflow processes.
- Apply forecasting tools and methods.
- Relate operations and supply chain management to positive customer relationships.