Operations & Supply Chain Management (B.B.A.)
Learn to manage the complex dance between organizations, suppliers and customers.
The box on your doorstep, the cell phone in that box and the streaming service on that phone have one thing in common: It took world-class coordination to ensure the goods, services and people are in place to make each happen. UND's Operations & Supply Chain Management major puts you in position to design, implement and control supply chains.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Operations & Supply Chain Management at UND?
The difference between success and failure in business often comes down to the supply chain: When a company can't efficiently deliver its products and services, it is at a disadvantage against one that can. As a student in UND's Operations & Supply Chain Management program, you'll learn to handle the complex challenge of organizing people, technology and materials as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. At the same time, you'll learn to balance relationships between your organization and suppliers, distributors, customers, intermediaries, and service providers.
Topics you'll study include:
- Logistics in the supply chain
- Operations management
- Analysis of data for effective decision making
- Supplier relationship management
- Supply chain management
This program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the UND Nistler CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.
Leaders that Do
Brian Porter gets hands-on experience in operations supply chain management with an industry professional.
Get personalized assistance finding internships and co-op assignments with the Management department's dedicated coordinator.
Network with other students and professionals at UND's Operations & Supply Chain Club, one of 25 professional clubs on campus.
As part of the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration, you'll attend the largest business college in North Dakota, one of the top 5 percent in the world.
Access student-focused facilities, including a computer lab, career development center and advising center specifically for business students.
Participate in internationally competitive student case competitions.
You'll be positioned to make an immediate impact in public, private and not-for-profit organizations with an Operations & Supply Chain Management degree. Positions you might pursue include:
- Customer Relationship Manager
- Inventory Control Specialist
- Logistics and Distribution Analyst
- Materials Control
- Production Manager
- Purchasing Management
- Transportation Specialist
- Warehouse Management
When You Major in Operations & Supply Chain Management
An Operations & Supply Chain Management degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Inventory Management
- Strategic Planning
- Logistics Management
UND Operations & Supply Chain Management Major Alumni
Operations & Supply Chain Management alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Polaris Industries, Inc.
- Andersen Corporation
- 3M Company
- 78th Contracting Squadron
- Amazon.com, Inc.
- BAE SYSTEMS, PLC