Businesses big and small need managers who understand how supply chain management enhances organizational performance and maximizes customer value. In today's highly competitive global marketplace, supply chain management is a vital part of the flow of products, information and commerce between the organization, its suppliers and customers.
As a result of the globalization of business and an ever-increasing demand for efficiency, supply chain managers are in high demand. Florida Tech's master's in supply chain management provides training in this emerging industry so graduates can effectively plan, communicate, reduce costs, improve processes, manage vendors, control inventory and manage receiving and delivery for organizations around the world. Students in the master's in supply chain management program experience an intimate, focused environment where professors mentor students and class sizes are small.
The master's in supply chain management program from Florida Tech is flexible so that working professionals can continue their employment and maintain their income, while also studying part-time to earn an advanced degree.
Students in the master's in supply chain management program work collaboratively with fellow students to plan and implement supply chain plans. Many students are working professionals who bring diverse experience to the classroom from the U.S. Armed Forces, government and private industry.
The comprehensive curriculum includes many facets of supply chain management from marketing and strategic planning to managerial statistics and global supply change management. The program is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
In addition to being experienced educators, Florida Tech's professors have advanced operational experience and professional systems-level experience in supply chain operations and management through the military, business and industry. Many members of the faculty have an outstanding record of publications and research in areas that include logistics, supply chain management, transportation, economics and operations research.
Many graduates with a master's in supply chain management are industry professionals looking to enhance their skillset and apply their expertise to advance in their current position. A management degree also allows individuals to seek leadership positions in any industry or organization around the world, where they also find opportunity for increased earning potential.