Supply Chain Management
The Master of Science in Management (MSc) Supply Chain Management (SCM) is ideally suited for students interested in careers requiring in-depth understanding of supply chains.
Careers in supply chain management involve using rigorous analytical and decision making skills and techniques to help organizations design and coordinate the flow of goods and information through supply chains. The range of exciting and rewarding career opportunities open to graduates covers job functions such as senior supply chain analyst, supply chain consultant, supply chain systems designer, demand/supply planner, supply chain coordinator, transportation systems analyst, strategic procurement specialist, and supply chain technology analyst.
Employers include retailers, supply chain consulting firms, manufacturers, and firms that provide support services for supply chain operations (e.g. third party logistics firms and transportation companies). The technical skills acquired in preparing for these specialized professional roles provide a springboard to doctoral level training for students who are so inclined.
The program benefits from the expertise of one of the largest group of professors in supply chain management in Canada and from its association with the SBE's Centre for Supply Chain Management. The Wilfrid Laurier Student Association Supply Chain Management site provides additional information about the study of Supply Chain Management.
Student complete a three-term (one-year) program of study covering seven (7) required courses, two (2) elective courses, and a Major Research Paper. A complete list of courses can be found in the Program of Study.
For additional admission information please see the Admission Requirements.