Supply Chain Management
Business Analytics. Consulting. Contracts. Logistics. Procurement.
Supply Chain Management (SCMA) involves the management of materials and information across the entire supply chain. The nature of the job consists of purchasing, logistics, and consulting. This includes raw material suppliers, component producers, final assembly and distribution, and may include after-sales service and returns or recycling. SCM is important to organizations because it contains tremendous advantages that can be realized through collaborative management of the whole logistics and transportation network (chain).
Where and how to get your Supply Chain Management Professional certifications.
If you are looking to advance your career and university experience, then check out these two services.
The following services work to make sure you know all you need to about being a Supply Chain professional.
All student memberships for both services are free.
ASCM provides free student membership for all full-time university students.
SCMA requires a yearly student fee of $35.00 which is covered by OSMA for all members of the team.
Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) - APICS Organization
The premier association for supply chain and operations management.
Great place to be go if you are interested in working internationally as a supply chain professional. Through their APICS education programs they work to develop supply chain talent and elevate end-to-end supply chain performance.
Fostering the advancement of end-to-end supply chain management through a body of knowledge, innovative research, systems, and methods to create value for customers, members and organizations.
Supply Chain Management (SCMA) Courses
Instruction offered by members of the Haskayne School of Business through the University of Calgary.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Haskayne School of Business, Operations Management 317 and Management Studies 391.
Supply Chain Management Analysis
Current issues confronting supply chain managers are examined. Topics include contract theory, risk, sustainability and supply chain modelling. The role of supply chain management in the overall strategy and performance of the firm is explored. Students analyze real-world cases and develop suitable solutions to improve supply chain operations.
An in-depth analysis of strategic procurement practices for competitive advantage, cost management, contractual negotiations and supplier management. Strategic implications of supply processes, outsourcing, and supplier relations are discussed.
Logistics entails some of the major operations of supply chains. The objective of this course is to introduce the general concepts and analytical tools of logistics management from a supply chain perspective.
Selected Topics in Supply Chain Management
Investigation of selected topics in Supply Chain Management.