Supply Chain/Logistics Management Option


About the program

MTC’s Associate of Applied Business (AAB) Business Management program will develop knowledge and skills to master logistics, import/export, and customer service. Graduates with knowledge in this growing field are needed to keep a variety of businesses – from health care to manufacturing to retail to agribusiness to government – supplied with the goods they need to succeed.

Program format(s)

This program follows an 8-week course format. This means you will take fewer classes at a time, and earn credits faster as you complete the program. Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions, with a smaller number of classes taken during each compared to a traditional 16-week semester schedule.

Degree option

Two-year full-time degree schedule offered cooperatively by MTC and Lorain County Community College; a mixture of management, core business, computer, and logistics; the program can be completed on a part-time basis.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of industrial logistics in the Supply Chain. 
  • Comprehend challenges related to transportation, insurance, packaging, terms of trade, inventory management, and other cross border issues involved in an international setting. 
  • Explain the rationale for conducting business on a global scale. 
  • Evaluate business career pathways.  
  • Use problem-solving methodology to solve customer concerns and business problems. 
  • Apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to measure, process, and communicate financial information. 
  • Develop a marketing plan incorporating products, promotions, sales ideas, and strategies.  
  • Describe legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations. 
  • Explain economics concepts including demand, supply, competition, resources and making choices with regards to consumer behavior.  
  • Apply techniques used to transition from the classroom to the work environment.  
  • Demonstrate business practices within the Business Management field. 
  • Communicate effectively both written and orally. 
  • Solve problems using mathematics. 
  • Solve problems through analysis, creativity, and synthesis to make informed decisions. 
  • Demonstrate good work habits, effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism. 
  • Use technology tools efficiently and effectively to perform personal and professional tasks. 
  • Exhibit respect and sensitivity for individual and institutional differences. 

Career Opportunities

  • Buyer
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
  • Sourcing
  • Purchasing
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing and Distribution

Application Requirements

  • Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate college-readiness by achieving the required minimum score on a placement test, successfully completing any required college foundation courses, or satisfying other measures including but not limited to high school coursework, previous college coursework, samples of work, etc.