Operation and Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degree Overview
Every family needs someone who manages the household and keep things running smoothly. Someone to buy food, budget, assign chores, put out fires and ensure everyone gets where they need to be.
In business, that person is called the operation and supply chain manager.
The University of Toledo has a top-ranked program in operation and supply chain management. It is one of the few U.S. universities to offer the major. Our College of Business and Innovation has also been ranked one of the best undergraduate business colleges by Bloomberg.
Operation managers oversee a business’ entire operation and help it run more smoothly. They manage people and resources. Here’s a sampling of what they do:
- Coordinate the manufacturing and distribution of goods and services
- Forecast demand and figure out how to meet it
- Forecast manpower needs
- Purchase and manage resources
- Schedule production
- Interact with suppliers, customers and retailers
Operation and Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degree Highlights
- A broad, versatile degree. UToledo OSCM students take a broad array of classes in our nationally ranked College of Business and Innovation: information systems, operations, marketing, sales and international business.
- State-of-the-art computer software and simulations. Information technology is becoming increasingly important in the field. UToledo undergrads learn how to use the latest enterprise resource planning software.
- Internships. Work with accomplished professionals in the supply chain management field while earning college credit and a paycheck. Internships often lead to full-time positions.
- Research-active faculty members who involve students in their work.
- Free certification exam prep. Certification isn’t required to practice. But employers love job candidates who have passed at least one of the two CPIM (production and inventory management) exams. UT offers free test prep and pays your exam fee if you pass.
- Network. Interact with area professionals by joining UT’s student chapter of APICS, an association for supply chain management. Members hone their skills by entering case competitions. Teams of students analyze business case studies to solve problems.
- Online and evening classes. Keep your job and work on your degree at night or online, when it’s convenient for you.
- Top 100 master’s program. UToledo’s MBA program in operatrions management has been ranked one of the world’s 100 best.
More and businesses are outsourcing and restructuring. They need versatile professionals. Our UT graduates meet that demand with their cross-functional skills in supply chain management.
Our graduates become:
|Supply chain analysts||Production planners|
|Materials analysts||Inventory managers|
Operation and Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degree Curriculum
Operation and Supply Chain Management Bachelor’s Degree Sample Courses
- Strategic Sourcing
- Quality Management and Process Improvement
- Manufacturing Resource Management
Operation and Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degree4-year program
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Department of Information, Operations and Technology Management (IOTM)
College of Business and Innovation