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Industry connections

We encourage you to partner with these local chapters for networking and mentoring.

APICS: This professional association for supply chain managers provides research, education and certification programs.

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals: The CSCMP connects, develops and educates the world’s logistics and supply chain management professionals.

Institute for Supply Management: This nonprofit professional supply management organization has more than 50,000 members worldwide.

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  • The SCMA coursework has made me very competitive against other candidates for job opportunities. I have learned how to be adaptable, predict mistakes, and be a valuable asset to many teams. This program has made me unique and stand out in a cookie-cutter world.
    Hassen Hafiz
    Class of 2020
  • The SCMA department at VCU is hands down the best department there is in the school of business. They have a massive amount of resources with professors that care enough about their students to really help guide the learning process.
    Bryce Lindner
    Class of 2021
  • The opportunities in Supply Chain Management are endless and having professors that cared about my future has allowed me to explore many career options. The SCMA Department is filled with experienced professors willing to help any and all students succeed.
    Martin Ngoh
    Class of 2020

Contact us

Department of Supply Chain
Management and Analytics
Snead Hall, Room B4155
scma@vcu.edu

Jeff Smith, Ph.D.
Chair
(804) 827-1534
jsmith74@vcu.edu

Alexis Spain, M.ED.
Program Manager
(804) 827-7428
spainal3@vcu.edu

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Supply Chain Expert Recommends Buying Gifts Now [View Image]

Supply Chain Expert Recommends Buying Gifts Now

Friday, October 15

Supply chain expert Jeff Smith, Chair of the Supply Chain Management Department at the VCU School of Business is recommending people, if they can, buy their holiday gifts now.

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SCMA seeks to increase food security in Virginia

Wednesday, October 13

The VCU Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics (SCMA) has embarked on a pilot program designed to ensure food security in Charles City, which can then be replicated statewide.

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VCU supply chain expert expects shortages will increase amid holidays

Tuesday, October 5

As local businesses continue to feel the impacts of the supply disruption triggered by COVID-19, a VCU supply chain expert said he expected shortages and price hikes to increase in the coming months.

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Quick Facts

67%

VCU SCMA graduates reporting starting salaries of more than $60K

$56,000

Average national salary for standard undergraduate degree

25%

Anticipated job growth in supply chain management by 2018

190,000

Data analysts and 1.5 million supply chain managers in the U.S.

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