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Supply Chain Management
Program Code: 10-182-1

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Associate Degree: 2 Years, 60 Credits
Appleton and Oshkosh Campuses
Financial Aid Eligible

Career Opportunities

Employees who understand key supply chain foundations are critical to an organization's success and profitability. Graduates from this program can fill the need of the wide variety of job options available in this fast paced, fulfilling, career opportunity. Career opportunities include:

  • Buyer
  • Procurement Agent
  • Distribution Planner
  • Inventory Analyst
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Logistics Technician
  • Materials Planner
  • Production Scheduler
  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Shipping and Receiving Specialist/Coordinator
  • Transportation Planner/Coordinator
  • Warehouse Specialist

Program Description
The Supply Chain Management program provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful leader in today’s fast changing work environment. The program is designed to train and educate students in all supply chain operations—the flow of goods and information from point of origin to the point of consumption. Specific areas include: transportation, inventory control, materials management, operations management, purchasing, international business, logistics management and sustainability considerations for the supply chain.

Program/Plan Admission Requirements

  • Skills assessment
  • Proof of high school completion or equivalent
  • Pre-Admission advising with department staff

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Supply Chain Management program will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with people inside the corporation as well as external suppliers or customers using a variety of communication methods including writing (paper and e-mail), speaking, and listening to communicate business information.
  • Work cooperatively with others on a team to share information, resolve conflict and make decisions in all aspects of supply chain operations.
  • Exhibit ethical, responsible and dependable behavior.
  • Look at an organization from a global view.
  • Use critical and creative thinking to solve problems, resolve conflicts, make decisions and complete tasks.
  • Increase profitability by optimizing company inventory investment.
  • Increase productivity by using material requirements planning and capacity requirements planning to meet long-, medium-, and short-range goals.
  • Improve customer service by understanding foundational concepts and structures of the supply chain.
  • Plan and develop purchasing, sourcing, and supply strategies based on forecast data.
  • Understand the concept of a supply chain and the flows of information, products, and cash as well as reverse logistics.

Program Offered at These Locations
  • Appleton-1825 N. Bluemound Drive
  • Oshkosh Riverside-150 N. Campbell Road

Contact Us

For additional information, call or e-mail Lisa Angell at (920) 993-5132.

For additional program/admission information, View Program Plan.

Will my credits transfer to a 4-year college?

Students must follow the program curriculum in place at the time of enrollment into the program.
If you have questions, contact your advisor.

2014-15 Educational Program