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Management of Human Resources
Supply Chain and Logistics Management Degree - Bachelor of Science
This accelerated degree program in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed to provide a foundation of professional skills needed to become a successful global business manager. This degree program is designed to provide a foundation in supply chain and logistics management from both a U.S. perspective and a global perspective. The analytical and problem solving skills necessary for solving a variety of supply chain and logistical problems will be presented. Topics include inventory management, transportation, procurement, and warehousing. Leading-edge supply chain strategies including global logistics management and RFID are also explored. A foundation in basic business concepts, business communication, problem solving and decision making is also provided.
Prerequisites for the College of Business' Supply Chain and Logistics Management Accelerated Cohort Bachelor's Degree Completion Program
Bellevue University's College of Business offers Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Programs for working adult students, those with past employment history or those with significant volunteer experience who have completed an associate's degree or a minimum of 60 semester hours of transferable credit from regionally accredited institutions of higher education.
The accelerated nature of the degree presumes that students have organizational life experiences that can be applied to their studies. This allows for application-based instructor to student interaction and a student's contribution to peer-to-peer learning.
Prior to beginning the cohort-based major, you need to:
- Possess an associate's degree, or 60 semester hours completed with a grade of "C-" or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning. Please submit copies of official transcripts.
- Be currently employed, have a past employment history or have significant volunteer experience (such as serving on a not-for-profit Board of Directors or serving as an officer of a volunteer organization for a period of years) where the academic content of the major can be applied; and
- Submit an Application for Admission, completed, signed, and accompanied by the $50 processing fee
Major Requirements (40 credit hours)
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LA 300 Foundations for Professional Success
This course prepares students for success in their academic and professional careers. The foundation for learning is established for professional skill development through practical experience with the University’s four essential learning outcomes - communication, problem solving, collaboration, and citizenship. Learner strengths are assessed and analytical, relational, and resilience skills are developed.
SCLM 309 Foundations of Supply Chain Communication
This course focuses on the practical application of business communication. Emphasis will be placed on learning the different types of writing required in the modern business environment including an introduction to professional presentations. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 319 Decision Making in a Global Environment
This course focuses on the knowledge needed to understand and apply processes for making business decisions. Emphasis is placed on the role of the pillars of capitalism as the underlying assumptions for making economic decisions in the U.S. Emphasis will also be placed on developing critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 329 Fiscal Management for Supply Chain Management
This course focuses on the practical application of accounting concepts and processes and financial data analysis. The importance of the management of business information systems will also be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on how these basic concepts are used in today’s global business environment. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 426 Management and the International Organization
This course is an overview of global management theory and organizational practices. Management strategies for operations and marketing in a global economy are examined. Organizational behavior and economic theory is also examined as it relates to these strategies. Also included are team work and communication skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 436 Introduction to Supply Chain and Logistics Management
This course provides an examination of supply chain and logistics management concepts from both U.S. and global perspectives. Key logistics and supply chain activities are explored with an emphasis on the opportunities that can be realized through effective and innovative supply chain and logistics management. The pros and cons of global sourcing are also explored as a foundation for understanding the supply chain management and logistics strategies. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 446 Global Logistics and Transportation
This course addresses a variety of issues involved in the logistics and transportation components of the global supply chain. Topics include an examination of how government and legal actions affect the transportation and logistics operations. The course also focuses on operational security issues. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 456 Business Logistics Systems Analysis
This course explores a variety of analytical techniques and information technologies used in supply chain and logistics management operations. The course will provide opportunities to analyze and apply the appropriate techniques to solve supply chain management and logistics problems. A variety of concepts such as inventory management, productivity, quality, capacity management, forecasting are examined using information technology. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 466 Supply Chain Management Financial, Economics, Capital, Cash and Legal Considerations
This course integrates the supply chain operations of the firm. The course examines how the supply chain affects the capital, cash, financial, and economic performance of the firm. Economic and pricing aspects of various transportation modes are also examined. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
SCLM 476 Capstone and Public Relations
Students will demonstrate competency as a manager in the professional field of Supply Chain Logistics Management by conducting an analysis of a topic related to their SCLM career. Using the results of this analysis the student will then prepare a professionally written report and oral presentation of their findings. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
Kirkpatrick Signature Series Requirements (9 credit hours)
(In addition to the Major Requirements, all Bellevue University students must complete the Kirkpatrick Signature Series)
LA 400 American Vision and Values
Focuses on the political and philosophical traditions of the western world, especially as they are found in the American vision and embedded in the values, traditions, documents, and institutions of the United States.
LA 410 Tradition and Change
Begins with world traditions and investigates how social, economic, intellectual, and moral forces of change act against them. The course focuses on the tensions between tradition and change in the production of intellectual, social, and cultural progress. The course emphasizes intense student involvement in a comprehensive learning experience, culminating in a formal written thesis that confronts the values of limited government, popular rule, entrepreneurial processes, and reflective inquiry.
LA 420 Freedom and Responsibility
Focuses on the institutions and traditions of Western civilization that are found at the core of American democracy. Central focus is on the balanced relationship between freedom and the responsibilities involved in the ongoing maintenance of freedom in a just and productive society.
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