It has been estimated that well over half of all activities in modern corporations are project-based. From developing a new product to constructing a new building, the list of efforts that organizations must plan, manage, and deliver (ideally on time and under budget) is nearly endless. At the same time, globalization creates a growing need for professionals who can effectively manage complex supply chains.
The Project and Supply Chain Management degree program helps you to develop your knowledge, skills, and abilities in project management. It emphasizes the integration of manufacturing and service operations, logistics, purchasing, and distribution—the functions that enable organizations to cultivate value-creating supply chain networks.
You’ll learn how to manage projects for organizational success, develop an understanding of critical components in organizational supply chains, and apply business analytic methods for organizing and fully integrating supply chain practices.
Why the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend?
Because we’re one of only a handful of undergraduate degree programs in project and supply chain management, our graduates are uniquely well-prepared for some of the most in-demand positions in project-intensive industries such as construction, finance and insurance, information services and IT, manufacturing, oil and gas exploration and delivery, utilities, and pharmaceuticals. Other frequent employers of Project and Supply Chain Management graduates are government and public sector agencies, third-party logistics providers, and goods and services distribution operations.
You also can seamlessly add certification in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with SAP to your degree. SAP is the leading global supplier of software solutions for managing business intelligence, operations planning, and purchasing; earning a certificate in ERP with SAP makes you a more attractive job candidate to the 300,000 employers who use SAP software solutions.
The Black School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the highest standard of achievement and a designation earned by less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide.
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