This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2021-2022 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

The concentration in supply chain management and analytics gives students the skills to manage the manufacture and movement of products in the global environment and to understand the fundamentals of decision analytics. The curriculum is comprehensive in that supply chain management and analytics involve a range of issues from inventory management to risk management, as well as the indispensable role of information and technology in coordinating modern supply chains and analyzing data for the benefit of the organization.

Learning goals

Graduates will employ knowledge of supply chain management and effectively utilize analytics tools to provide insight and solutions to complex business issues. 

Student learning outcomes

Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the complexities of global supply chains
  2. Demonstrate appropriate strategies to assess and manage uncertainty and risk
  3. Identify environmental and social concerns in making supply chain management solutions
  4. Employ analytics tools to support decision-making