Supply-Chain Management: The New B-School Must-Have

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One of the hottest tickets in B-school these days isn’t consulting jobs or investment banking positions but a job that wasn’t on your average MBA’s radar just a few years ago: supply-chain management. Thanks to advanced technology, a global marketplace, and increased competition, undergraduates and MBAs who have specialized skills in supply-chain management are at an advantage in the job market, say experts. According to a study by the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, nearly 200,000 U.S. supply-chain jobs will go unfilled each year through 2018 for lack of qualified talent.

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