Supply Chain Management | BSc | Effat University
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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
    129

 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.​

 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

These outcomes encompass college-level learning outcomes that are applicable to all business majors, and SCM-specific learning outcomes representing the body of knowledge and skills that the program strives to develop in SCM major students.​

Knowledge Skills  

  • Develop a solid foundation in the liberal arts.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different functional areas in organizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of principles, tools, models and approaches in operations management and management sciences.
  • Recognize the impact of management decisions on the different functional activities in organizations.

Cognitive Skills

  • Analyse and interpret business information for decision-making purposes.
  • Analyse and solve structured and unstructured operations and management problems.
  • Identify, evaluate and develop innovative solutions for business issues.
  • Conduct research on operations and management issues in general through the collection, creation and analysis of data from a range of sources.

Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility

  • Operate in diverse groups to demonstrate group dynamics and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic ethical, legal and social considerations of business organizations.
  • Learn independently and engage in life-long learning skills.

Communication, IT and Numeracy Skills

  • Employ a range of appropriate quantitative and qualitative tools and methods for decision making.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written digital forms.​​

 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
    • Core Requirements: 51
    • Technical Requirements: 15
    • Technical Elective Requirements: 6
    • Business Elective Requirements: 6
    • Free Elective Requirements: 6
    • Supervised Internship: 3
    • Total: 129​​

 Fact Sheet

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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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