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Supply Chain Management

Key Fact
  • Program name
    Supply Chain Management
  • Program code
    SCM
  • Chair of the Program
    Dr. Uzma Javed
  • Program length
    4 years
  • Credit hours
    132

 About the Program

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management program provides an in-depth study of the major concepts and tools in the theory and application of modern Supply Chain Management techniques. Students will acquire knowledge and skills covering a range of Strategic Operations Management functions including Operations Management, System Implementation, Supply Chain Management, and e-Businesses. Emphasis will be placed on issues unique to the Middle East.  As well, the impact of globalization and information technology on the Supply Chain Management field will be addressed.​​

Educational Objectives

Providing an in-depth study of the major concepts and tools in the theory and application of ‎modern Supply Chain Management techniques. The curriculum is designed to cover a range of strategic supply chain functions including Operations Management, System Implementation, Supply Chain Management, and e-Businesses. While emphasis has been placed on issues unique to the Middle East, the impact of globalization and information technology on the Supply Chain ‎Management field have also been addressed.​

 Visoin, Mission, and Goals

​Vision

To be recognized as one of the top program in providing excellent learning experience and distinctive intellectual contribution in the area of operations and information management to foster country economic growth.

Mission

The SCM program develops competent and proficient leaders who contribute effectively to national and international growth through state-of-the-art procedures, strategies and systems. The SCM program is committed to providing students with solid foundations and a basis for cutting-edge research that applies analytic and empirical studies to supporting the growth of the community while embracing its ethical values

Goals

  1. To lead and position SCM program to be recognized nationally and internationally as a reference in the field of SCM education that nurtures highly qualified leaders.
  2. Encourage a positive learning environment that promotes integrity and team spirit through effective and inspiring leadership and adherence to quality.
  3. To provide an innovative, distinctive, and high quality education, which inspires the student's enthusiasm for learning and to launch new academic programs in SCM while sustaining the academic excellence.
  4. To attract and maintain excellent and diverse students and provide exceptional experience to prepare them as ambassadors for life.
  5. To select, recruit, and retain qualified national and international researcher, faculty and staff in the program.
  6. To inspire researcher, faculty, staff, and students to take advantage of the abundance of learning assets using the campus resources and facilities.
  7. To develop, encourage, and support research activities within the program and collaborating with other faculty in order to contribute to the Kingdom economic and cultural prosperity and the global scientific advancement.

 Learning Outcomes

Upon graduating from the SCM program, you'll be able to:​

​Knowledge:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, term, practices in the Supply Chain Management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of concepts, models, frameworks, and tools for understanding functions and strategies in the field of the Supply Chain Management.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of latest trends in the field of the Supply Chain Management.

Skills:

  • Critically identify, analyse and provide solutions for operations and management problems and opportunities related to all business strategies.
  • Practice and implement basic techniques to investigate and analyse a specific project. 
  • Critically analyse operations and management related problems, using quantitative or qualitative methods and tools, and recommend solutions.

Competencies:

  • Work independently as well as engage in life-long learning skills through teamwork to demonstrate project management skills
  • Solve the various dynamic business problems through evaluation the validity and relevance of data for decision-making.
  • Analyse the interplay of key business areas to manage effectively in different organizations.
  • Use IT in analysing, and reporting Supply Chain Management and business information through creative use of decision-making support tools.
  • Use professional, research data, and information resources to articulate their implications in the field of Supply Chain Management.
  • Operate effectively in diverse groups to demonstrate group dynamics and leadership skills.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written digital forms to demonstrate personal, professional, and ethical competences.​​

 Career Opportunities

​There will be numerous ‎opportunities for SCM graduates in the workplace. These include, but are not limited to, the following job titles:

  • Operations Management Consultant
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Logistics Manager
  • Quality Assurance Operations Manager/ Director
  • Operations Manager
  • Product Forecaster
  • Production Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Service Operations Manager
  • Service System Planner / Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Business Analyst​

 Graduation Requirements

  • General Education Requirements: 42 hours
  • Business Core Requirements (College of Business Requirements): 54 hours
  • Major Requirements

    • Technical Required: 15 hours
    • Technical Elective Requirements​: 6 hourse
  • ​Electives

    • ​Business Electives Courses: 6 hours
    • Free Elective Required​: 6 hours
  • Supervised Internship​: 3 hours
  • Total: 132 hours​​​​

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Admissions
High-School Percentage
Science Section
80%
Art Section
80%
Qudurat *(SAT)
65%
Math Level *DTMS
Part
Part 1 - 2
Cut-Score
512, 612
Effat Placement Tests
*TOEFL+ *TWE
TOEFL (525) - TWE (5)
**IELTS
5.5
Additional Department Requirement
Interview
Required
Recommendation
Letter
3
Personal Statement
Required
Contact Information
Program Chair
Tel.+966 122137814
Assistants
Tel.+966 122137811 

    Program Accreditations and Partnerships

    Our qualifications are recognised globally, so you can study safe in the knowledge that wherever your path may lead, you have the whole wide world to choose from.

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    Supply Chain Management Brochure

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