Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is a challenging and rewarding professional field that has become critical to successful companies and will continue to grow in importance, offering a broad range of career opportunities across a wide range of industries. Supply chain roles and responsibilities comprise a vast array of business functions, such as demand planning, inventory control, customer fulfillment, logistics, freight, warehousing, production planning, purchasing, sourcing, among others. The Global Supply Chain Management program at WVU provides an integrated end-to-end perspective and prepares students to view the chain of supplies as a complex and global system. Through experiential learning activities, projects with industry and government, and interaction with supply chain professionals, the program prepares students to identify critical interdependencies to lead supply chain activities effectively, rethink supply chain processes to improve performance, strategically integrate technology and innovate, and make ethical supply chain decisions. The curriculum and activities focus not only on the core technical knowledge but also on the essential leadership skills needed for a successful career in this exciting and increasingly critical field.
Students who successfully complete the program will be prepared and competitive for entry-level positions in areas pertaining to supply chain management. These jobs include areas such as materials project manager, sourcing leader, supply chain analyst, production analyst, logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, among others. 2b1af7f3a8