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SCM Curriculum

SCM Program mission:

The Supply Chain Management Program (SCM) is committed to developing a wide range of skills and a firm knowledge base to meet student aspirations and the needs of the business community. This program is designed to encompass global logistics, quality and supply management components to help students attain their highest educational and career goals. The SCM Program further aims to instill value-based attitudes for lifelong learning in a variety of business environments.

SCM Program objectives / goals:

The SCM Program has the following educational goals:

  1. To prepare graduates to start a career in supply chain management.

  2. To qualify graduates who are able to pursue higher education.

  3. To enhance graduates’ ability to engage in lifelong learning.

Program Learning Outcomes::

  • Describe SCM functions in the business environment
  • Recognize SCM concepts used in improving business operations 
  • Apply basic quantitative methods to solve supply chain problems
  • Use critical thinking skills in making supply chain decisions 
  • Exhibit ethical and responsible behavior
  • Demonstrate teamwork skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills using ICT tools 

Professional Occupations:

After completing the program, students may take up any SCM occupation such as:

  • Warehouse Manager

  • Inventory Manager

  • Purchasing Agent

  • Logistics Coordinator

  • Customer Service Manager

  • Procurement Manager

  • Manufacturing Flow Manager

  • Physical Distributor

Program Faculty:



Dr. Basheer M. Al-Ghazali
Assistant Professor, BA Programs Coordinator
ghazali C-274-3
Dr. Naveed A. Khan
naveed C-270-5
Dr. Faisal A. AL-MUHANA
muhana C-166

Curriculum Overview:

The objectives of the Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management are achieved through a curriculum made up of courses in the following areas:

(a) General education requirement (13 Credits)

ENGL 101 Introduction to Academic Discourse (3-0-3)
ENGL 102 Introduction to Report Writing (3-0-3)
IAS 111 Belief and its Consequences (2-0-2)
IAS 201 Writing for Professional Needs (2-0-2)

(b) Core requirement (45 Credits)

MATH115 Finite Mathematics (3-0-3)
ACCT 101 Principles of Accounting I (2-2-3)
MKT 101 Principles of Marketing (3-0-3)
MGT 101 Principles of Management (3-0-3)
ECON103 Introduction to Economics (3-0-3)
BA 200 Business Communication (3-0-3)
BA 221 Business Law (3-0-3)
CIT 111 Introduction to Information Systems (2-3-3)
CIT 142 Introduction to Computer Applications (2-3-3)
SCM 125 Principles of Supply Chain Management (3-0-3)
SCM 199 Summer Internship (0-0-3)
SCM 235 Operations Management (3-0-3)
SCM 250 Inventory and Warehouse Management (3-0-3)
SCM 251 Purchasing Management (3-0-3)
SCM 253 Transportation and Logistics (3-0-3)
SCM 260 Quality Management (3-0-3)

(c) SCM elective courses (3 Credits)

SCM 249 Special Topics in Supply Chain Management (3-0-3)
SCM 255 Negotiations and Contracts (3-0-3)

Other Electives (3 Credits)

ACCT 102 Principles of Accounting II (2-2-3)
ST 104 Risk Management (3-0-3)
MKT 201 Distribution Channels (3-0-3)
MKT 205 Introduction to Marketing Research (3-0-3)
CIT 243 Introduction to ERP (2-2-3)
Total number of credit hours required is 64

Students are required to take one elective course from the other major electives.

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