Program Details

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management degree program addresses servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurialism, and business skills. In addition to foundational courses in business, students complete cou
Location:
Phoenix, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Bachelor
Specialty:
Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Management

Program Overview

Program Description:

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management degree program addresses servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurialism, and business skills. In addition to foundational courses in business, students complete courses in lean operations, business process management, and enterprise optimization. Other courses focus on procurement, logistics and systems aspects of global supply chains. Students also learn about Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

What Is a Supply Chain and Logistics Management Degree?

Students earning a bachelor’s degree in supply chain and logistics management learn business operations, management, business finances, and supply chain and manufacturing logistics. The degree program encompasses five domains:

Domain 1: Business Communication and Critical Thinking Skills: Learn how to effectively communicate and execute critical thinking in professional, global business environments as contributing team members and change agents.

    Demonstrate skills for effective collaboration, negotiation and teamwork
    Apply techniques for creative problem solving and encouraging innovation within organizations
    Write effective business messages that meet the needs of specific audiences
    Design and deliver persuasive business presentations

Domain 2: Information Literacy and Data Analysis: Learn to strategically analyze industry research and data related to business needs and apply critical thinking to create ethical and optimal business solutions.

    Demonstrate appropriate research strategies for acquiring information necessary to meet specific business needs
    Apply strategies for analyzing and synthesizing data and evaluating risk in making business decisions
    Use quantitative techniques and tools to analyze data relevant to business decision making

Domain 3: Business Operations and Environments: Participate with integrity in a variety of roles within global business operations and environments and interdisciplinary foundations.

    Examine management principles, strategies and processes that lead to effective organizational outcomes
    Determine how organizations formulate marketing strategies and tactics using market and consumer data.
    Analyze macroeconomic policies that impact unemployment, inflation and growth
    Utilize financial and accounting principles to interpret financial data and employ accounting practices in business enterprises

Domain 4: Legal, Ethical and Values-Driven Business: Navigate the legal landscape of a variety of global business environments and make informed, ethical business decisions while serving stakeholders and society.

    Define relevant laws and regulations that affect the business environment and how businesses operate
    Examine ethical dilemmas with particular emphasis on business decision making in situations of ambiguity
    Determine how servant leaders develop leadership capacity in others and a shared value of service within an organization

Domain 5: Supply Chain and Logistics Management: Learn to manage operations with specific emphasis on procurement, warehousing and the transportation of goods in domestic and global markets through strategic planning and the integration of resource planning, information systems, and process optimization.

    Use quantitative and qualitative analysis and models for operational and logistics planning
    Integrate financial and decision analysis for planning and sourcing
    Use technology to evaluate and model supply chain and logistics strategies
    Apply process improvement and optimization implementation methods
    Demonstrate the ability to design sourcing solutions

Why Earn Your Supply Chain and Logistics Management Degree at GCU?

In addition to the five degree-specific competencies, students learn GCU’s mission-critical competencies, which include:

    Effective Communication
    Critical Thinking
    Christian Worldview
    Leadership
    Global Awareness, Perspectives and Ethics

These competencies shape character, ethics, and dignity so students can positively impact their communities, workplaces and all aspects of their lives.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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