Supply Chain Management (SCMT)

What is Supply Chain Management? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
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UofA Department of Supply Chain Management

What is Supply Chain Management?

According to the University of Arkansas Department of Supply Chain Management, "Graduates of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) program will find themselves in exciting and diverse roles in organizations where they will manage activities, such as planning and forecasting, purchasing, sales, transportation, storage, and distribution, which are required for the efficient flow of goods and services between the points of their creation and their ultimate consumption or disposition."

Related Careers

Consumer Services ManagerContracts and Pricing Manager
Demand ForecasterDistribution Manager
Export/Import Operations ManagerInventory Manager
Logistics ManagerMaterials Planner
Procurement and Supply ManagerSCM Consultant
Supplier Relations ManagerTransportation Carrier Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager

Related Skills

Project managementTechnical understanding
Cost accounting skillsAbility to understand financial statements
Understanding of e-business / e-procurement systemsTroubleshooting, problem solving
Understanding of cross-cultural / global issuesBusiness ethics
Understanding of the legal issues involved in managing contractsAbility to communicate effectively through presentations, email, one-on-one, and team discussion
Ability to logically organize thoughtsAbility as a natural facilitator to enable team-based decisions
Time managementLeadership
Understanding of customer's expectations

Job & Internship Search Links

Supply Chain Brain


Jobs in Logistics

Logistics and Supply Chain Jobs

Sample Resume

Business Sample Resume

Professional Association Links


Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals