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Supply Chain and Operations Management

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Learn the processes involved in the complete product cycle, from supplier to customer. Strategic design of agile supply chains has become more important than ever with the rapid advancement of technology. Successful future supply chain and operations leaders need a broad understanding of many business functions, from finance to accounting to human resources and leadership -- and that's what our Supply Chain and Operations Management program provides.

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Careers in Supply Chain and Operations Management

Supply Chain Analyst | Sourcing & Procurement | Operations Specialist | Process Improvement Lead


While our program teaches you the technologies you need to succeed, like Enterprise Resource Planning, our faculty also focus on developing your analytical skills for decision making and critical thinking skills for supply chain strategy formulation.

Through a data-driven approach, you will be prepared to optimize business performance as buyers; inventory planning specialists; logistics engineers, and supply chain material or project specialists, among many more possibilities.

Your academic journey will include partnering with corporations to explore forecasting, inventory management, logistics, and financial analysis as it is practiced in the real world.



United States

QS, 2022


As a Supply Chain and Operations Management student, you will learn from the same world-class faculty who teach in our highly ranked master's program in Global Supply Chain Management.

More Than Technology

Preview some of the courses that make our Supply Chain and Operations Management program unique.

Core Courses

Develop a solid foundation with Krannert. Highlighted Courses: Microeconomics, Applied Calculus, Introductory Accounting, Oral Communication, Business Writing

Upper division Courses

Lay the groundwork for your future career by digging in. Highlighted Courses: Supply Chain Analytics, Operations Management, Logistics: Concepts & Models, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement

Area Specialty Courses

Dig deeper into your interests and grow as a student. Highlighted Courses: Data Mining, Econometrics, Predictive Analytics, Programming with Multimedia Objects

Explore your four years at Purdue with this curriculum guide. Evaluate your options and plan ahead with this complete list of SCOM required and specialty classes.

Experiences in Supply Chain and Operations Management

Learn more about the clubs, study abroad trips, and opportunities that await you.

Clubs and Organizations

Purdue recognizes the importance of clubs and organizations in the professional and personal development of its students. Purdue University Women in Business is based at Krannert but welcomes all majors. The Operations and Supply Chain Organization provides its members a better understanding of operations and supply chain careers through plant tours, information sessions with top companies, and more.

The Data Mine

Purdue students from across campus can immerse themselves in the power of data by participating in The Data Mine. The Data Mine is a living, learning and research-based community open to all majors. Members of The Data Mine are part of a team performing data-driven research together in a rigorous but welcoming environment. 

Study Abroad

The world is becoming increasingly interconnected, and including international experience in your higher education journey is key. From London, to Japan, to Sydney, and more, you can gain experiences that can't be captured in the classroom. There is a program that is perfect for everyone, no matter the distance, duration, or culture. Take that next giant leap and expand your network.

Admissions & Next Steps

Take your Next Giant Leap and become part of the Supply Chain and Operations Management family.