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Now Available Spring 2024:

Are you ready to delve into the core of contemporary business operations? Do you possess a passion for streamlining processes, optimizing resources, and guaranteeing the seamless delivery of products to customers?

Look no further – our cutting-edge major in Operations and Supply Chain Management to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to emerge as a leader in this dynamic field!

Our experienced and interdisciplinary faculty members bring a wealth of industry and academic insights to the classroom. Through case studies, hands-on projects, and internship opportunities, you will gain real-world experience that gears you towards a professionally rewarding career.

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Why Choose OSCM ?

In today’s globalized marketplace, businesses rely on efficient operations and robust supply chain strategies to maintain their competitiveness. By selecting this major, you will:

• Acquire the expertise to design, implement, and oversee efficient supply chains.

• Cultivate critical thinking skills essential for resolving real-world challenges in procurement, production, distribution, and logistics.

• Gain insight into the intricacies of international trade, sourcing, and distribution on a global scale.

• Embrace the latest technological advancements. including data analytics, to revolutionize supply chain processes.

• Be prepared for diverse roles including:

* Supply Chain Analyst
* Operations Manager
* Logistics Coordinator
* Procurement Specialist
* Inventory Planner
* Manufacturing Supervisor
* Distribution Manager
* Consultant Operations Strategy

Over 50 local companies in Maine hire OSCM professionals!
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Curriculum Overview:

List of OSCM Major Requirements (Online):

REQUIRED (9 Credits):

BUS 371 – Logistics & Intermodal Transportation (Spring 2024)

BUS 372 – Supply Chain Management (Spring 2024)

BUS 373 – Project Management

ELECTIVES (6 Credits): Select 2

BUS 335 – International Business (Spring 2024)

BUS 341 – New Product Development

BUS 351 – Cross-Cultural Management

BUS 374 – Purchasing and Procurement

BUS 379 – Operational Excellence

BUS 387 – Design Thinking

BAN 300 – Foundations of Data Management (Spring 2024)

BAN 340 – Foundations of Data Management

RMI 350 – Corporate Risk Management and Insurance

ACC 329 – Accounting Information Systems (Spring 2024)

GEO 308 – GIS Applications I (Spring 2024)

INV 121 – Fundamentals of Innovation (UMaine – Orono) (Spring 2024)

BUS 219 – Product Development (UMaine – Presque Isle) (Spring 2024)

BUS 240 – Change Management (UMaine – Presque Isle) (Spring 2024)

OSCM Fast Facts :

  • Average annual salary across all OSCM professions: $140,780*
  • OSCM professions are expected to see rapid 10-year growth.
  • Logistics are critical to economic development in Maine and beyond.

    Some major employers seeking to hire skilled OSCM graduates:

    Bath Ironworks
    Central Maine Medical Center
    C.H. Robinson
    Downeast Energy
    General Dynamics
    L.L. Bean
    Maine Health
    Poland Spring
    Sappi Fine Papers
    Sinclair Broadcast Group
    Stanley Black and Decker
    Texas Instruments
    Vets First Choice
    XPO Logistics

    *Source: CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly / DC Velocity 2023 Salary Survey