Supply Chain/Logistics Management Option
About the program
MTC’s Associate of Applied Business (AAB) Business Management program will develop knowledge and skills to master logistics, import/export, and customer service. Graduates with knowledge in this growing field are needed to keep a variety of businesses – from health care to manufacturing to retail to agribusiness to government – supplied with the goods they need to succeed.
This program follows an 8-week course format. This means you will take fewer classes at a time, and earn credits faster as you complete the program. Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions, with a smaller number of classes taken during each compared to a traditional 16-week semester schedule.
Two-year full-time degree schedule offered cooperatively by MTC and Lorain County Community College; a mixture of management, core business, computer, and logistics; the program can be completed on a part-time basis.
- Demonstrate an understanding of industrial logistics in the Supply Chain.
- Comprehend challenges related to transportation, insurance, packaging, terms of trade, inventory management, and other cross border issues involved in an international setting.
- Explain the rationale for conducting business on a global scale.
- Evaluate business career pathways.
- Use problem-solving methodology to solve customer concerns and business problems.
- Apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to measure, process, and communicate financial information.
- Develop a marketing plan incorporating products, promotions, sales ideas, and strategies.
- Describe legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations.
- Explain economics concepts including demand, supply, competition, resources and making choices with regards to consumer behavior.
- Apply techniques used to transition from the classroom to the work environment.
- Demonstrate business practices within the Business Management field.
- Communicate effectively both written and orally.
- Solve problems using mathematics.
- Solve problems through analysis, creativity, and synthesis to make informed decisions.
- Demonstrate good work habits, effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism.
- Use technology tools efficiently and effectively to perform personal and professional tasks.
- Exhibit respect and sensitivity for individual and institutional differences.
- Supply Chain
- Sales and Customer Service
- Warehousing and Distribution
- Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
Demonstrate college-readiness by achieving the required minimum score on a placement test, successfully completing any required college foundation courses, or satisfying other measures including but not limited to high school coursework, previous college coursework, samples of work, etc.
All courses offered in this program will be taken as 8-week classes each semester, meaning you wil complete courses and earn credits sooner than a traditional 16-week class format.