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Operations and Supply Chain, B.S.B.A.

Darla Moore School of Business

Operations and supply chain management is the effective coordination of people, processes and technology to help organizations succeed. This is a high-demand major useful in all sectors of the economy.

In this major, you'll learn various supply chain management strategies and techniques, global sourcing strategies, how to design, manage and improve operations and business processes, how to manage and improve operational processes, and how to apply operations and supply chain knowledge and skills to real-world situations.

Program Highlights

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    Unique Certification

    Study in the only academic program in the nation that offers students an industry-validated Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

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    One of the Best

    Learn in a program ranked No. 3 in the nation by Gartner, with one of the country's best job placement rates.

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    An Outstanding Faculty

    Take classes from some of the world's best operations and supply chain faculty members.

What You’ll Study

With this degree, you'll be able to systematically analyze and improve business processes in manufacturing, services and health care and their supply chains and be prepared for industry-validated professional certifications such as Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and APICS CPIM. There are also optional concentrations in business analytics and sustainability in business.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Analytical Reasoning

    Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions

    Database Management

    Organizing and maintaining data in a computer system, including storage, retrieval and security

    Presentation Skills

    Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire

  • Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making

    Critical Thinking

    Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments

    Attention to Detail

    Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Sourcing Expert
  • Quality Control Expert
  • Operations Manager
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Business Process Improvement Consultant

Workplace Settings

  • Manufacturing
  • Service Firms
  • Health Care
  • Consulting

My time at the Moore School taught me the skills to work confidently through situations where I might not know the answer. In the classroom, the faculty at the Moore School genuinely cared about student outcomes and pushed me to explore the things that interested me.

Meghan Peterson
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