Online Bachelor of Arts in Business – Global Logistics Management
Goods and services cross international borders every day, making logistics a growing field for businesses engaging in global trade. Because of this, there is a growing demand for skills learned in this program. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in global logistics management will prepare you to design effective solutions for the future.
Next start date: 03/11/2024
Total classes: 41
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is global logistics?
Global logistics involves managing the transportation of international goods, from consumer electronics to health care items. Global logistics management professionals are responsible for problem-solving challenges related to supply and demand while leading business operations in distribution and shipping, a critical element for international companies. Global logistics professionals are also responsible for rethinking how organizations leverage partnerships to meet customer needs.
Why earn a logistics degree concentration?
Global trade in goods and services is expected to rapidly increase over the next several years. This field will expand along with the growth of international trade, benefiting those with a degree concentration in logistics management.
Professionals in global logistics management are central to the success of their companies. It’s important not to underestimate the value of logistics in business. In fact, several CEOs of highly successful companies including Apple and Walmart previously held positions in logistics at the very same institutions.
What skills and experience will I earn in a global logistics program?
Earning a business degree with a concentration in global logistics management allows you to develop skills in strategic thinking, analysis, communication and leadership. You’ll focus on rethinking business processes and creating solutions for new and existing challenges. Although this degree primarily focuses on global trade and transportation, you’ll also study a range of business applications. These topics will prepare you for future work in business, logistics and related fields.
Global logistics management courses
To earn a business degree with a concentration in global logistics management, you’ll complete a variety of general business courses as well as specialized classes in logistics. Foundational topics in business include statistics, accounting and organizational leadership. Areas tailored to global logistics management range from procurement to analytics. Featured courses include:
SCM 300: Global Supply Operations
SCM 314: Analytics for Logistics
SCM 344: Applied Logistics Management
SCM 354: Procurement of Services
SCM 385: Business and Sustainability I
SCM 445: Advanced Logistics Management
What can I do with a logistics degree concentration?
After completing your logistics degree concentration online, you’ll have the expertise needed to work in management, analysis, freight forwarding and more. Other potential careers in the business world include communications and leadership roles. You may choose to work in private, nonprofit or governmental sectors. Career examples include, but are not limited to:
Admission requirements for the global logistics management concentration
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