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Program Mission:

The supply chain management program is committed to providing a broad range of skills designed to meet student aspirations and the needs of the business community. This program endeavors to help students attain their highest educational goals and to provide them a firm foundation in supply chain management practices and a firm value-based foundation for lifelong learning and a career in supply chain management.

Program Objectives:

The Associate Degree in Supply Chain Management has the following educational objectives:

  • To produce highly qualified graduates in Supply Chain Management.

  • To produce quality graduates to obtain positions in business, industry, and government.

  • To produce graduates who are able to pursue their education at KFUPM or any other university to obtain higher degrees.

  • To produce graduates who should be able to communicate clearly and work in teams effectively.

  • To produce graduates with high ethical and Islamic values.

  • To serve community through providing training programs and short courses.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Associate Degree program in Supply Chain Management, the graduate should be able to:
  • Forecast material requirements for purchasing.

  • Order and control inventory.

  • Analyze logistics and operations in supply chain management.

  • Perform warehousing activities effectively.

  • Utilize transportation methods and strategies for distributing materials.  

  • Coordinate and communicate with various stakeholders inside and outside the organization regarding supply chain management.

  • Launch improvement programs in supply chain management.

Professional Occupations:

After completing the program, students may take up any supply chain management 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 Associate Degree in Supply Chain Management are achieved through a curriculum made up of courses in the following four areas:

    General Courses
    ENGL101     English Composition I
    ENGL102     English Composition II
    IAS111        Belief and its Consequences
    IAS201        Objective Writing
    MATH121    Introduction to Applied Calculus
    Basic Courses
    ACCT101     Principles of Accounting I
    BA101          Introduction to Business
    BA200          Business Communications
    BA221          Business Law
    CIT101          Introduction to Microcomputers
    CIT141          Computer Applications II
    Supply Chain Management
     SCM199       Summer Internship
     SCM120       Essentials of Business Statistics
     SCM121       Quantitative Methods for Business
     SCM230       Materials Management
     SCM231       Supply Chain Management
     SCM240       Inventory Management
     SCM246       Warehouse Management
     SCM251       Purchasing
     SCM253       Transportation & Logistics
    Each student is required to take two (2) of the following elective courses:

    ACCT102      Principles of Accounting II
    MKT101        Principles of Marketing
    MGT201        Principles of Management
    SCM245        Data Warehousing
    SCM247        Safety and Material Hazard Management
    SCM255        Negotiations and Contracts
    SCM256        Quality Control
    Supply Chain Management Summer Internship
This is a summer internship experience for students in their field of study. Under the instructor’s supervision, each student must participate in a structured period of eight weeks in the supply chain management section in a selected economic organization. The course is designed to provide each student with the necessary educational, technical, and people skills to be successful in a supply chain management position. The student must write a Final Report and present an Oral Presentation about his summer internship.
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