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.

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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.

Supply chain management: Critical thinking and continuous improvement attract students

University of Wisconsin-Stout senior Greg Cops wanted a fast-paced and challenging career with no limits.
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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

New Freshmen

  • Supply Chain Management
    Students must have an ACT composite score of 22 or higher and an ACT math score of 22 or higher

Students who do not meet the academic requirements above will be admitted as Pre-Supply Chain Management and may qualify for the Supply Chain Management major by completing the appropriate courses at UW-Stout.

Transfer Students

  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher from the last institution attended
    and
  • completion of 54 or more credits of required courses.

Students who do not meet the academic requirements above will be admitted as Pre-Supply Chain Management and may qualify for the Supply Chain Management major by completing the appropriate courses at UW-Stout.

Transfer students who meet the New Freshman requirements would be admitted fully into the major.

SCM Advisory Board

2018 SCM Advisory Board

  • Gene Gutman, Program Director
  • Jeff Asproth, Director Supply Chain; 3M
  • Chuck Bomar, Dean, CSTEMM; UW-Stout
  • David Ding, Professor, Operations & Management; UW-Stout
  • John Guillen, Procurement Management; Ellsworth Adhesives
  • Bill Hendrickson, Board of Directors/Retired CEO; Lineage Logistics
  • Bernie Knox, Corporate Materials Manager; Graco
  • Rich Krahn, Lecturer, Business; UW-Stout
  • Gindy Neidermyer, Associate Dean, CSTEMM; UW-Stout
  • Tim Quinn, VP Strategic Supply Chain; Standex
  • Bob Seidel, VP  Supply Chain; Ahern
  • Greg Smith, Retired Supply Chain Executive; VH Trucks
  • Jerry Terbeville, Retired Supply Chain Executive
  • Andy Weinberg, Director Supply Chain; 3M
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