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Global Supply Chain Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Smithfield, RI, United States
The ability to manage complex global supply chains is key to success in the modern economy. Supply chain management involves coordinating and improving the flow and transformation of goods, services, information, and funds within companies and around the world, from raw materials to the final end user.
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Overview

The Global Supply Chain Management Concentration is designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of supply chain management (SCM) as an integrative value-creating strategy for complex business-to-business networks designed to enhance global competitiveness. Students will learn a process approach to integrating the key functions of marketing, logistics, operations management, computer information systems, accounting, and finance. Our interdisciplinary course of study transcends traditional business functionality and explores relationships that create value for multiple stakeholders across functions, organizations, and nations. The GSCM concentration uses a hands-on approach to expose students to a wide variety of career opportunities available in the field of supply chain management.

Students with a concentration in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) will be able to:

  • Understand from a macro perspective how supply chain management relates to the global economy, industry competitiveness, and future challenges.
  • Identify and manage supply chain dynamics and their influence on the relationships and resources within and across companies in a global supply chain environment
  • Apply supply chain management concepts to improve both top-line (revenue) and bottom-line (profit) performance.
  • Utilize data analytics to quantitatively inform supply chain strategies such as global transportation and network planning, inventory decision making, and facility location planning.
  • Design, measure, and respond to key supply chain performance metrics
  • Measure and assess the tradeoffs and interdependencies associated with strategic and tactical decisions regarding purchasing, materials handling, warehousing, packaging, and inventory management, with a focus on information as a substitute for inventory.
  • Use supply chain technology to demonstrate how information is identified, acquired, organized, and analyzed to support critical strategic and operational management decisions in a global business environment.
  • Put supply chain theory into practice through the use of hands-on simulations, exercises and problems, case studies, and consulting projects with real companies.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written business presentations of global supply chain management issues and solutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Foundations of Character and Leadership
  • Global Foundations of Organizations and Business
  • Writing Workshop
  • Empirical Applications in Supply Chain Management
  • Special Topics in Finance Financing the Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Integration
  • Basic Modeling and Analysis of Global Supply Chains
For more information, please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Completed Common Application or completed Universal Application with Universal College Application supplement 
  • Essay/personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor
  • Secondary school report, also from your guidance counselor. This tells Bryant about your high school, how many students it has, the types of courses they teach, and so on.
  • Official transcript showing senior courses and most recent grades. Minimum of 16 units must include:
  • 4 years of English
  • 4 years of math
  • 2 years of language 
  • 2 years of social science
  • 2 years of lab science
  • 2 years of additional academic discipline (math, language, etc.)

For more information please visit the program website page.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43076 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43076 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43076 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43076 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Smithfield

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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