Academics

Hands-On Experiences for the Real World

As a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MSSCM) student at Maryland Smith, your learning will be unique and interactive. We’ll help you refine your problem-solving, communication and analytical skills and apply the methodologies top employers look for when recruiting talent.

Key Topics Explored:

  • Demand planning strategies
  • Forecasting and MRP
  • Global transportation management
  • Inventory management
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Manufacturing quality control
  • Procurement analytics
  • Project management
  • Risk analytics
  • Supplier portfolio management

Analytics Tools You’ll Use:

  • Blockchain
  • Bloomberg Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Llamasoft Network Design
  • Microsoft Project
  • Resilinc
  • SAS
  • SAP ERP Supply Chain Management

“You start the program by learning the basics and then you get more focused, eventually learning popular concepts such as Lean Six Sigma. This gave me an advantage many others won’t have when transitioning into the workplace.”

Michelle Dsilva

MS Supply Chain Management ’19
Regional Fulfillment Analyst, Danfoss

Experience for the Real World

Valuable Certifications

Obtain the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification and prepare you to take the APICS and CSCMP certifications.

Supply Chain Lab

Use state-of-the-art technology and apply global supply chain concepts in Maryland Smith’s Netcentric Supply Chain Lab.

National Case Competitions

Gain experience solving real-life supply chain problems and recommend your solutions to a panel of business leaders.

Faculty Invested in Your Future

Your professors are savvy, connected business leaders who will challenge you to take your skills to the next level. They offer valuable guidance as you navigate your coursework and career.

Martin Dresner

President of the Air Transport Research Society.

Expert in air transport policy and logistics management.

Martin Dresner

Niratcha "Grace" Tungtisanont

Conducts compelling research on humanitarian operation strategies during natural disasters.

Expert in resource management, investment and policies for humanitarian relief efforts.

Niratcha "Grace" Tungtisanont

Phil Evers

Editor of the Journal of Business Logistics.

Expert in logistics systems, inventory management and intermodal transportation.

Phil Evers

#2

FACULTY QUALITY

(The Economist, 2018)

#16

RESEARCH, WORLDWIDE

(Financial Times, 2018)

Robert H. Smith School of Business
Map of Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall
College Park MD 20742