BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY AT PROVO, UTAH
GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN EDUCATION AT MARRIOTT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Brigham Young University is private university and is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is part of the Church Educational System, which serves more than 1.2 million people in 144 countries worldwide. In addition to students at BYU in Provo, Utah; BYU-Hawaii in Laie, Hawaii; BYU-Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho; and LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah, hundreds of thousands throughout the world are being served in continuing education and literacy programs, seminaries and institutes of religion and elementary and secondary schools.
The Marriott School of Management is recognized around the world as one of the best places to hire graduates with high ethical standards, BYU believes that development of character is the highest aim of education. An emphasis on strong moral and spiritual values along with essential management skills prepares graduates to join a dynamic global workforce. Approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and nearly 1,000 graduate students are enrolled in the Marriott School. More than two-thirds of the students are bilingual and many have lived abroad andthe school enrolls approximately 10 percent international students.
- BS in Management with Global Supply Chain Emphasis: This program provides a broad management education. The program is designed to assist students in acquiring knowledge, insight, maturity, competence, and a strong sense of moral and ethical character. An area of emphasis may be taken by students seeking specialization. These areas include finance, marketing, global supply chain, strategy, organizational behavior/human resources, entrepreneurship, and general business. The coursework for Global Supply Chain Emphasis prepares students for positions in purchasing and supply management, inventory management, logistics/transportation management, and operations management. Career paths also lead to executive-level positions such as chief supply chain officer, chief purchasing officer, chief logistics officer, and chief operations officer. Since many supply chains are becoming global, there are particularly good opportunities for individuals with international exposure or interest in working for multinational firms.
- MBA in Supply Chain Management: The BYU MBA program will expand your thinking and capacity for success. Your education here will serve as a foundation to ground you in proven management techniques and launch you on a directed career path. The school's faculty will challenge you in preparation for modern business' demanding management and leadership roles. In order to increase critical thinking skills and give a breadth of management experience, students are taught from a core of management classes throughout their first year of school and a fraction of their second year of school. The largest part of a student's second year of school consists of specialized classes targeting each student's chosen major. The supply chain management major offers career opportunities that may begin with jobs specifically focused on information and logistics interfaces between the company and its customers or vendors, or with jobs in traditional areas of process control, purchasing and inventory management, logistics and distribution, product and process design, or forecasting. Supply chain management is among the fastest growing job markets for business graduates.