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Global Supply Chain Management Track

Global supply chains are networks of facilities around the world that procure raw materials, transform them into intermediate and final products, and subsequently market and deliver the products to customers worldwide through distribution systems.  Advances in information technology are accelerating productivity by providing a multitude of new, lower-cost options for integrating supply chains.


To survive in today's competitive global marketplace, it is critical that businesses integrate their supply chains effectively to meet rising customer expectations and declining product life cycles at a reasonable cost.


This concentration, developed with industry input, takes a comprehensive and systems view to integrating business functions by utilizing a multidisciplinary faculty from Operations Management, Marketing, Information Systems, Human Resources and Finance.


In addition to the Core Required Modules and an Experiential Course Requirement, students who are interested in this track will need to take the following:


Required (in addition to core modules and an experiential course):

MK694 Supply Chain Distribution Management
SB641 Advanced Topics in Global Supply Chain Management: Simulation and Analysis

Electives (Choose Two):
FN680 Financial Tools for Business Development & Risk Management
OM671 Supply Chain Environmental Management
OS666 Negotiations and Relationship Management

"Global Supply Chain Management at Clarkson University showed me how the business world runs today and where it is heading in the future. You will be hard pressed to find any Fortune company that is not fully integrating or investigating the value of their supply chain. This track will prepare you to step into the professional world ready to make vital supply chain decisions on both the strategic level and the operational level."
— Matthew Rahn, Business Consulting Services, IBM Global Services, MBA Alumni