Professional Ethics and Leadership In SCM

This course is an introduction, for emerging Supply Chain Management (SCM) professionals, to the role of a leader as a formal front-line supervisor or manager, or as an informal leader of a work team. Students explore how effective communication and strong leadership impact organizational effectiveness and how legislation and professional standards influence decision-making for business leaders. Students discuss leadership philosophy in the context of complex business problems and ambiguous or incomplete information to act with honesty, integrity, and credibility. In this course, students explore strategies, such as mentors, continuing education, professional networking, and professional accreditations, for managing one's own career path as a business leader.