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Pilon School of Business

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)

Ensure effective flow and production of goods and services to customers.

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.