U of M revamps supply chain management program: 4 takeaways

The University of Michigan's business school updated its supply chain management program to better reflect the needs of the industry, reports Crain's Detroit Business.

Here are four things to know about the Michigan Ross Master of Supply Chain Management Program.

  1. The Ann Arbor-based university will reduce the length of the program from 12 months to 10 months. The course will run from July through April to better align the academic schedule with corporate recruiting schedules, according to the report.

  2. Curriculum was revised to include more information on big data and analytics that highlight key trends in the supply chain management industry, reports Crain's.

  3. The updated program also contains a new course called Supply Chain Consulting Studio and replaces summer internships with a six-credit course during the winter semester.

  4. A group of industry leaders will serve alongside faculty as advisors and mentors for the students, according to the report.

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