Skip to main content

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Global Supply Chain Management is a challenging major that prepares students to and incorporate the systematic and global nature of supply chain operations in the decision-making process. Through experiential learning activities, students are ready to see the interdependencies critical to effectively manage and improve performance, strategically integrate processes and technology, and mack ethical supply chain decisions.

Supply chain professionals need to see the big picture and understand how money, people, information, processes, product, and technology interact. Global Supply Chain Management is a very challenging major that prepares students to recognize and incorporate the systemic and global nature of supply chain operations in the decision-making process. The curriculum focus not only on the core knowledge, but also on the essential skills, such as the ability to work in and lead teams, strong communication and organizational skills, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills. The sequence of courses and hands-on experiential learning activities will prepare you to see the interdependencies critical to effectively manage and improve performance, to think strategically about processes and technology, and to make ethical supply chain decisions.

Why WVU?

Forward-looking curriculum

The program was developed and is updated with the active participation of top supply chain executives from partner companies such as PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, MRC Global, Microsoft, NGK Spark Plugs, ABB, Source International, among other prestigious organizations. The curriculum emphasizes the global nature of supply chain activities and a systems-approach to problem-solving and decision-making. You will understand all core functional elements of the supply chain and how these elements interact to create value. The curriculum strongly emphasizes hands-on and real-world learning experiences through interactions with our industry partners, and provides many opportunities for you to apply and further develop your knowledge and skills.

Networking

The WVU Supply Chain Management Association provides professional development and leadership opportunities, and promote beneficial relationships between GSCM students, SCM faculty, and supply chain management executives.

WVU graduates are recruited by:

Amazon, PepsiCo, ABB, Ryder, Excel-DHL Logistics, TQL Logistics, C.H. Robison Logistics, PLS Logistics, Aldi, WVU Procurement, Contracting and Payment Services, among many other prestigious companies across a variety of industries.

Michala Luck

STUDENT PROFILE:
Michala Luck

There isn’t time to waste for Michala Luck. Beginning at WVU as a biomedical engineering major, Michala transferred as a freshman to the John Chambers College of Business and Economics Global Supply Chain Management program. She is now in her junior year — and loving it.