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Pilon School of Business

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)

A supply chain management program designed for the changing business world.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of organizational settings.
  • Evaluate complex qualitative and quantitative data to support strategic and operational decisions.
  • Develop comprehensive strategic and tactical plans for an organization.
  • Work independently and collaboratively in inter-  and/or multi-disciplinary and diverse environments.
  • Use creative, critical and reflective thinking to address organizational opportunities and challenges.
  • Apply problem solving and decision making frameworks that propose defensible solutions to organizational opportunities, challenges, change and risk.
  • Demonstrate ethical and socially responsible behaviour.
  • Integrate appropriate technologies in developing solutions to business opportunities and challenges.
  • Build effective internal and external relationships using influencing, communication and consultative skills.
  • Evaluate the dynamic of the global business environment from a competitive and economic perspective.
  • Develop self-leadership strategies to enhance personal and professional effectiveness.
  • Assess business processes relative to organizational goals.
  • Perform robust research through the application of accepted applied research methodologies.
  • Develop critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, written, and oral communication.
  • Knowledge of society and culture, and skills relevant to civic engagement.
  • Correlate the key responsibilities and interrelationships of all stakeholders in an organization’s supply chain.
  • Appraise the importance of the design and redesign of a supply chain as key components of an organization’s strategic plan.
  • Configure a supply chain for an organization from a global perspective that accounts for commercial, social and legal implications.
  • Optimize the value to customers, markets, and other stakeholders through the application of standard frameworks and models, which encompass supply chain process analysis and innovation.
  • Design coordinated and collaborative processes and activities among the business partners in a supply chain, leveraging current and emerging technologies.
  • Evaluate the implications of globalization and/or outsourcing components of the value chain of an enterprise.
  • Appraise the interdependence between financial, non-financial and operational metrics used in value chain analysis and their impact on business management processes.
  • Discuss the impacts of geo-political and technological trends/developments on the value chain.
  • Assess business plans and practices from the viewpoint of sustainability.
  • Assess the risk associated with various supply chain practices.