Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


On-line supply chain and engineering to be offered by ASU

One of only a handful of programs of its kind, this degree is designed for working professionals who have a background in supply chain
By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
March 04, 2013

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management and Engineering (MS-SCME) is now available online through the W. P. Carey School of Business Arizona State University (ASU).

The first semester begins in Fall, 2013, said Dr. John Fowler, chair of the Supply Chain Management Department at the W. P. Carey School of Business, which offers the transdisciplinary MS-SCME program.

“One of only a handful of programs of its kind, this degree is designed for working professionals who have a background in supply chain,” said Fowler. “Students gain in-depth knowledge across supply chain management functions and explore state-of-the-art engineering tools to analyze, control, and optimize modern supply chains. This offers the chance to use both business and industrial-engineering perspectives to solve problems faced by the increasingly complex supply chains of modern companies.”

MS-MSCE is delivered by the W. P. Carey School of Business Supply Chain Management Department and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering’s Industrial Engineering Program.
In an interview with SCMR, Fowler said that some students are abandoning MBA programs because of their expense and time commitment.

The degree is meant for working professionals who want a deeper understanding of both supply chain management and industrial engineering,” he said. “We believe it’s ideal for mid-level working professionals with approximately five years of experience in the supply chain field.”

Fowler added that the degree is delivered online to meet the demands of busy working professionals, requiring only one campus visit for a comprehensive student orientation. Professor Amy Hillman is dean of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

“Supply chain operations are a rapidly growing sector of the U.S. economy, especially in the service area” said Fowler. “Companies such as American Express, Intel, and Raytheon rely heavily on continuously improving their supply chain strategy and operations for global success.”

About the Author

image
Patrick Burnson
Executive Editor

Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

When an industry is changing rapidly, companies must adapt in order to survive. In this whitepaper, a global publisher was seeking a partner that could mitigate risk and build a platform flexible enough for their shifting customer expectations. The solution enabled the company to rewrite their operations game plan and transform their supply chain.

Global trade management technology provider Amber Road (formerly known as Management Dynamics) said this week it has acquired ecVision, a cloud-based provider of global sourcing and collaborative supply chain solutions.

While it is already reaping myriad benefits from ORION (On-Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation), a proprietary routing platform for its drivers rolled out in late 2013, transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced big plans for the technology this week.

Diesel prices continued their recent stretch of gains with a 3.6 cent increase this week to $2.936 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).

TSA has reaffirmed its March 9 general rate increase (GRI) of $600 per 40-foot container (FEU) for all shipments, and lines have also filed a previously announced April 9 GRI in the same amount.

Article Topics

News · Supply Chain · All topics

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA