Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment Edu­ca­tion at the School Of Business

CLAYTON

Clay­ton State Uni­ver­sity is located 15 miles from down­town Atlanta in a beau­ti­ful lake­side set­ting. The Uni­ver­sity cur­rently offers eight master’s degree pro­grams and 40 bac­calau­re­ate degree majors. With an enroll­ment of 6,600 stu­dents, Clay­ton State has expe­ri­enced sig­nif­i­cant growth over the past six years. The Uni­ver­sity is ranked by US News & World Report as hav­ing the most diverse stu­dent pop­u­la­tion among com­pre­hen­sive baccalaureate-​level col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties in the South­ern United States.

A national pio­neer in “ubiq­ui­tous mobile com­put­ing,” Clay­ton State Uni­ver­sity was the third pub­lic uni­ver­sity in the coun­try to require note­book com­put­ers when the Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy Project (ITP) started in Jan­u­ary 1998. Through ITP Choice, the sec­ond phase of ITP, Clay­ton State con­tin­ues to pro­vide an atmos­phere which pre­pares grad­u­ates to be com­pe­tent and com­fort­able with the use of cutting-​edge technology.

The Clay­ton State School of Busi­ness is com­mit­ted to fos­ter­ing a learn­ing and matur­ing envi­ron­ment that allows the stu­dents to inter­act with fac­ulty and staff in pur­suit of their aca­d­e­mic goals. As one of the largest aca­d­e­mic units of the Uni­ver­sity, the stu­dents have the oppor­tu­nity to learn from a world-​class fac­ulty with diverse aca­d­e­mic and pro­fes­sional backgrounds.

Academic Programs

Under­grad­u­ate Program

  • BBA in Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment: Con­sis­tent with the mis­sion of the School of Busi­ness, the mis­sion of the Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment pro­gram is to pro­vide a broad based gen­eral busi­ness edu­ca­tion that pre­pares stu­dents for careers in Oper­a­tions, Trans­porta­tion, Ware­hous­ing, Pur­chas­ing, Logis­tics and Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment. Upon suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of the pro­gram, stu­dents should obtain the fol­low­ing learn­ing out­come: Will know the main con­cepts of SCM and the impor­tant sys­temic and strate­gic role that SCM plays in busi­ness and soci­ety; Will know the func­tions of Pur­chas­ing, Pro­duc­tion, Ware­hous­ing, Inven­tory Man­age­ment, Trans­porta­tion and Logis­tics and how these func­tions inter­act with each other and other busi­ness func­tions in the dynamic global econ­omy; Will know the infor­ma­tional and finan­cial issues involved in plan­ning and oper­a­tions of the sup­ply chain; Will know the impor­tance of coor­di­nat­ing inter­nal func­tions and col­lab­o­rat­ing with exter­nal cus­tomers, sup­pli­ers and third-​party ser­vice providers to achieve sup­ply chain excellence.

CLAYTON STATE Features

The James M. Baker Uni­ver­sity Cen­ter, com­pleted in 2004, com­bines stu­dent life and learn­ing in a facil­ity that has no prece­dent or par­al­lel within the Uni­ver­sity Sys­tem or the State of Geor­gia. The 131,000 square foot build­ing fea­tures a 150-​seat lec­ture hall, 17 class­rooms, the Lake­side Din­ing Hall, admin­is­tra­tive offices, fac­ulty offices, 2,000 com­puter ports, and wire­less inter­net access. Laker Hall, a res­i­den­tial liv­ing facil­ity, fos­ters liv­ing and learn­ing com­mu­ni­ties. The Stu­dent Activ­i­ties Cen­ter pro­vides a state-​of-​the-​art fit­ness cen­ter, offices for stu­dent orga­ni­za­tions, a game room, and ball­room. The School of Busi­ness occu­pies a new build­ing as well.

  • Cam­pus: The main cam­pus is located 1 ½ miles from Inter­state 75 at exit 233 in Mor­row, Geor­gia. With 163 acres, the park-​like set­ting offers a peace­ful and safe envi­ron­ment con­ducive to learn­ing. Clay­ton State Uni­ver­sity - Fayette is located in Peachtree City in Fayette County and hosts under­grad­u­ate courses.
  • Accred­i­ta­tion: The Uni­ver­sity is accred­ited by Com­mis­sion on Col­leges of the South­ern Asso­ci­a­tion of Col­leges and Schools and the School of Busi­ness is accred­ited by the Asso­ci­a­tion to Advance Col­le­giate Schools of Busi­ness (AACSB) International.
  • Hon­ors Pro­gram: The Clay­ton State Uni­ver­sity Hon­ors Pro­gram cre­ates oppor­tu­ni­ties for stu­dents to get a step ahead in devel­op­ing their aca­d­e­mic and lead­er­ship skills. Involve­ment in the Hon­ors pro­gram offers stu­dents unique oppor­tu­ni­ties to make the most of their col­lege expe­ri­ence and dis­tin­guish them­selves in prepa­ra­tion for a career or grad­u­ate school.
  • Fac­ulty: Three-​fourths of the fac­ulty teach­ing in pro­grams lead­ing to the bachelor’s degree hold the high­est degrees in their field. Clay­ton State has 197 full-​time faculty.
  • Cre­at­ing Lead­ers: Many of the c-​level exec­u­tives and cor­po­rate offi­cers in some of the world’s most pow­er­ful and influ­en­tial com­pa­nies earned their busi­ness degree at SDSU’s Col­lege of Busi­ness Administration.
  • Soci­ety for Advance­ment of Man­age­ment (SAM): SAM is a pro­fes­sional orga­ni­za­tion focused on lead­er­ship devel­op­ment. CSU’s SAM chap­ter is an excel­lent oppor­tu­nity to grow your lead­er­ship skills and par­tic­i­pate in cam­pus life while being a part of a pro­fes­sional orga­ni­za­tion. SAM mem­ber­ship con­sists of uni­ver­sity orga­ni­za­tions and pro­fes­sion­als worldwide.
  • Jim Wood Speak­ers Series: The Speaker Series pro­vides a forum for Georgia’s most cel­e­brated busi­ness per­son­al­i­ties to engage in insight­ful dis­cus­sion with tomorrow’s busi­ness lead­ers. The goal is to forge bonds between Georgia’s busi­ness lead­ers and our stu­dents while ensur­ing they gain insights into cur­rent busi­ness trends and cor­po­rate strategies.
  • Small Busi­ness Devel­op­ment Cen­ter: The Small Busi­ness Devel­op­ment Cen­ter (SBDC) pro­vides one-​on-​one coun­sel­ing to new and exist­ing busi­nesses in Clay­ton, Fayette, Henry and Spald­ing Coun­ties. The con­sul­tants have addi­tional exper­tise in the areas of dig­i­tal mar­ket­ing, web­site eval­u­a­tion and envi­ron­men­tal sustainability.
  • On-​Campus Liv­ing: Laker Hall is a 451 bed stu­dent hous­ing struc­ture and Georgia’s first and only gigaplex res­i­dence hall. All first-​time and trans­fer­ring fresh­man stu­dents (reg­is­ter­ing for 12 credit hours or more) are required to live on-​campus in Laker Hall for the fall and spring semes­ters, unless qual­i­fied for an exemp­tion. First-​time, full-​time stu­dents begin­ning their stud­ies dur­ing the sum­mer ses­sion are required to live on cam­pus for the sum­mer, fall and spring semesters.

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