Global Supply Chain Management

In an increasingly globalized business environment, understanding the intricacies of supply chain management is now essential for many executives. To compete on a global scale, create value for shareholders, and leverage the considerable opportunities present in emerging markets, managers must possess a firm grasp on the principles of global supply chain management.

Focusing on the managerial implications of global supply chain management, the Global Supply Chain Management concentration at MBA@UNC is divided into six modules: inventory and information management, distribution and transportation, global operations, supplier management, management of product variety and electronic supply chains.

A Curriculum Grounded in Leadership and Management

Although the advent of heightened globalization has transformed virtually every aspect of business in the 21st century, it is no longer enough for organizations to focus solely on forging relationships with international manufacturing partners or utilizing the most inexpensive distribution systems. Today’s businesses must be able to identify and adapt to changing market trends, capitalize on new opportunities, and maximize resources to deliver quality products and services while increasing value for shareholders.

The MBA@UNC program offers ambitious professionals an unparalleled academic experience that builds expertise in subjects such as modeling, in which businesses draw upon market and research data to forecast projected expenses, and project management, an increasingly important skill in today’s complex globalized corporate environment.Core business principles will be covered extensively, in addition to how the emergence of e-commerce and technological developments have disrupted traditional approaches to supply chain management.

Suggested Electives

MBA@UNC enables professionals to tailor their educational experience by selecting any combination of available elective courses. Recommended elective courses for the Global Supply Chain Management concentration are: