Procure the materials.
Deliver the goods.
Maximize the profits.
BECOME A SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER.
Complete nearly three years of this bachelor’s degree at MCCC.
Supply chain managers play a major role in the manufacturing process. From the time a company begins new product development process to the time the finished product is shipped, supply chain managers impact their companies by lending their expertise to developing strategies to increase safety, efficiency and productivity.
These individuals must be able to analyze data and processes, find creative solutions, generate reports and present findings to upper management and other departments, communicate with external suppliers and buyers, comprehend legal documents and develop lasting relationships with others. They must be proactive problem solvers with a desire to collaborate with others.
There will be 820 annual openings per year from 2016-2026 for logisticians (7.4 percent growth) in Michigan, according to projectionscentral.com. According to the State of Michigan’s Bureau of Labor Market Information, through 2026 there will be 5,760 annual openings for general and operations managers (8.8 percent growth) at a wage rate of $33-$74 per hour. In Southeast Michigan, there will be 505 annual openings (10.7 percent growth) at a wage rate of $30-$78.
MCCC PROGRAM OPTIONS FOR THIS FIELD
Supply chain managers usually must have at least a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, sales, logistics, or business administration.
MCCC students who complete an associate of applied science degree in Business Management at MCCC can transfer up to 82 credits (nearly three years) into Eastern Michigan University’s bachelor of business administration degree in Supply Chain Management program. The remaining 42 credits are completed at EMU.
Other Transfer Opportunities: Bachelor’s Degree
Although MCCC’s associate of applied science degree in Business Management program at MCCC program is a two-year occupational program designed to prepare students for employment, many four-year colleges and universities will accept much of this curriculum in transfer. MCCC has transfer articulation agreements in business management or general business with a number of four-year institutions, such as:
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