Misericordia University Announces Supply Chain Management Specialization
Misericordia University announces the addition of supply chain management specialization in the College of Business under the new direction of James J. Pierson, CPA, J.D, Dean of the College of Business.
Supply Chain Management has exploded in the world that we live in today, with new statistical data showing there are six job openings per graduate. These jobs include Logistics, Procurement, and Operations and Production Managers. The College of Business at Misericordia University wants to expand its programs and offer relevant specializations that give students more opportunities for their future careers upon graduation.
“The great challenges in supply chain issues today present great opportunities,” said Dean of the College of Business, James Pierson. “Misericordia business students specializing in supply chain management will be prepared to address issues relating to scarce resources, e-commerce demands, and intervening market impacting events such as COVID, military crisis, and major weather-related events. They will be prepared to meet the fast-growing and constantly changing demand impacting the supply chain by learning the latest practice in innovative, efficient operations and technologies. Misericordia business students specializing in the high demand area of supply chain management will have an outstanding career and rewarding financial opportunities.”
The Supply Chain Specialization is being offered by Misericordia University in partnership with LCM Consortium. The program, in conjunction with Ryder and Harry’s Razors and is updated with real-world assignments every semester to reflect the constantly changing world of supply chain management. By having real-world experience, students are able to apply what they learn in the classroom to real job experience before graduating.
“The College of Business at Misericordia University continues to add new programs and specialization offerings to serve the ever-growing needs of the fast-evolving world in which we live,” said Jim Roberts, Chief of Staff at Misericordia University. “With cutting-edge teaching techniques, innovative curriculums, and faculty focused on the hands-on real-world aspects of learning, MU student experience their future careers now! In addition, to serving the undergraduate student, the MU College of Business offers both graduate and accelerated adult learning options (ARCH) in many of their areas of study including two of the newest; Certified Financial Planning and Supply Chain Management.”
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