B.S. Supply Chain Management

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Is it easy for you to spot challenges and suggest ways to overcome them? UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management offers a blend of engineering, operations and business courses combined with real-world experience. These days, it is crucial for companies to operate at maximum efficiency if they want to remain competitive and profitable. That’s where your talent to see ways to improve a system once you’ve learned it comes in.

100% of Our Graduates are Employed or Continuing Education

Supply chain management is all about ensuring the right products, get to the right place, at the right time, at the lowest cost, and at the highest quality and safety within the supply chain. An example would be getting the iPhone planned, launched, sourced, manufactured, transported, stored, and distributed. You’ll graduate with the skills you need to apply best practices and state-of-the-art technologies to improve business performance. UW-Stout offers:

  • Faculty with real-world experience
  • Opportunities for applied problem-solving
  • A curriculum that develops critical thinking skills
  • Access to industry professionals
  • An excellent employment rate with high starting salaries
  • Related professional student organizations (CSCMP and APICS)
Supply chain management is the branch of management that oversees the flow of products and information from the lowest level supplier through to the end customer. / UW-Stout

Stout’s SCM program gives you the knowledge, skills and applied research experience you need to help your future employers maximize efficiency and profitability.

As a successful graduate, you’ll be able to:

  • Analyze markets and financial performance to provide leadership to supply chain business partners.
  • Design, manage and optimize critical components of supply chain systems, organization and operations.
  • Integrate engineering and manufacturing practices into global business strategies to improve financial and operational performance.
  • Apply ethical, business, management, engineering, operations and process principles to diverse situations.

Student wins first prize for supply chain research project

Katherine Miller, of Cokato, Minn., chose UW-Stout because of its high employment rate, location, polytechnic status and affordability.
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You’ll graduate with the skills you need to apply best practices and state-of-the-art technologies to improve business performance. Due to the global nature of Supply Chain Management, you’ll also gain a valuable understanding of global diversity, inter-cultural communication and world geography. In addition, you’ll participate in industry-sponsored projects and complete an internship or co-op experience as part of the program requirements.

Graduating with this major will help you meet the growing need for highly educated specialists in supply chain management in Wisconsin and in the geographic area that UW-Stout serves.

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to the program, the following is required:

  1. Program Director Approval

  2. Supply Chain Management
    Students must have a composite ACT score of 22 or higher and ACT Math sub score of 22 or higher
    Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, including transfer credits, and completion of a minimum of 54 credits in the B.S. Supply Chain Management Program Plan Sheet.

  3. Pre-Supply Chain Management
    Students will be admitted into the Pre-Supply Chain Management program until the above requirements are met. At that time, the student may apply for admission into the B.S. Supply Chain Management degree program.

SCM Advisory Board

2018 SCM Advisory Board

  • Jeff Asproth, Director Supply Chain 
  • Dean Cleveland, Director Mfg
    Milwaukee Valve
  • Jerome Hamilton, Senior Vice President Global Operations
  • Bill Hendrickson, CEO
    Lineage Logistics
  • Bob Seidel, VP  Supply Chain
  • Greg Smith, VP
    VH Trucks
  • Andy Weinberg, Director Supply Chain 
  • Steve Yahr 
    Lockheed Martin

SCM Leadership Representatives

  • Abel Adekola, Dean- COM; UW-Stout
  • James Keyes, Associate Dean-COM; UW-Stout
  • Rich Krahn, Adjunct Faculty; UW-Stout
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