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Episode 14 Supply Chain Careers
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The Questions What do supply chain managers do? Where do supply chain managers work? 2
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Part 1 The Opportunity
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SCM is a career field with tremendous impact on the success of an organization. Supply chain managers are engaged in every facet of the business process – planning, purchasing, production, storage & distribution, customer service, transportation ,and more! In short, supply chain managers are the “glue” that connects the different parts of the organization. Their performance helps organizations control expenses, boost sales, and maximize profits. Five reasons to consider the SCM profession
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Reason 1 – SCM talent is needed by nearly every company regardless of the economic conditions Getting the right product… in the right quantity… in the right condition… to the right customer… at the right time… at the right place… at the right cost… … ISN’T EASY. TALENTED PEOPLE ARE NEEDED TO PLAN, MANAGE, & IMPROVE SUPPLY CHAINS
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Reason 2 – Vast variety of SCM opportunities 6 Planning Analysis Sales Purchasing Operations
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Unformatted text preview: Reason 3 – Specialty Training & Unique Degree Compared to accounting, marketing and finance, there are few SCM programs in the US! http://cscmp.org/education/edulisting.asp Reason 4 – Strong industry-university ties • Industry focused research • Faculty with managerial experience • Faculty and students are encouraged to participate in professional organizations • CSCMP, AST&L, ISM, APICS, etc. Reason 5 –Salaries are Very Competitive Solid entry level pay Excellent growth potential experience, talent, & performance are rewarded Expanding influence within the organization New challenges each day Some experience required Part 2 Industry in Action Wrap Up Topic Summary Tremendous opportunities await those who enjoy new challenges each day and career growth! Interested? • There are multiple resources to help you investigate SCM as a career field (and major) • www.careersinsupplychain.org • www.cscmp.org • SCM faculty • Career fairs • Academic advising • Career services • Industry magazines 12...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course BUSINESS MKT taught by Professor Johnston during the Spring '11 term at Missouri State University-Springfield.

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