Business Management – Supply Chain/Logistics Management Option


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The Program – Business Management – Supply Chain/Logistics Management

A critical part of the business world is the process of moving raw materials from suppliers to manufacturers and then on to warehouses, retailers, and customers. Without appropriate planning, factories maybe without the materials needed to make goods and meet manufacturing deadlines. Students who select the Supply Chain/Logistics option within 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. As the supply chain is a dynamic part of any business environment, the curriculum reflects the latest trends for local and regional employers. Supply chain business students will learn how to plan logistics, find raw supplies, and work with internal and external customers, suppliers, and partners to ensure business timelines and goals are met.

Your Degree

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.

What you’ll learn

  • Perform applicable mathematical calculations throughout the business environment.
  • Communicate professionally both in writing and verbally with co-workers, managers, stakeholders, and customers.
  • Integrate technology skills in making business decisions and performing business functions.
  • Use problem-solving and decision-making skills in preparing and implementing business solutions.
  • Demonstrate good work habits, interpersonal and virtual teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism.
  • Exhibit inclusiveness where each perspective is considered while progressing toward common goals.
  • Use the problem-solving method to solve customer concerns and business problems
  • Identify individual and organizational behavioral strategies
  • Use technology to present a project
  • Apply business concepts to create a business plan
  • Apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to measure, process, and communicate financial information.
  • Apply theory and practical applications to budgeting, break-even analysis, cost analysis, product costing, and profit planning.
  • Demonstrate business practices within the Business Management field.
  • Develop a marketing plan incorporating new products, promotions, sales ideas, and strategies.
  • Describe legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations.
  • 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.

Career Information

U.S. Department of Labor Projections

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook is a useful tool for career research on a wide variety of management, marketing, and logistics positions.

The Small Business Administration is an excellent source of information for anyone contemplating going into business.

Career Opportunities

  • Buyer
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
  • Sourcing
  • Purchasing
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing and Distribution

Application Process

  1. MTC Application for Admission and the nonrefundable application fee.
  2. Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  3. Successful completion of the Basic Skills Assessment (ACCUPLACER) and Technology Skills Test (TST) is required. Any college foundation courses recommended by placement results are also required.

For More Information, Contact:

Admission Office
Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, OH 43302
Email: enroll@mtc.edu


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