Students with good attention to detail who enjoy a fast-paced, hands-on, physical work place would be successful in this program. The curriculum provides instruction in the use of powered material, handling equipment, and OSHA safety and ergonomics. Supply chain management, automated inventory control systems, purchasing, receiving, order selections, packaging, and shipping methods are presented. Academic subjects include business mathematics and communications. The course includes job retention skills and customer relations.
This program provides the opportunity for career development and a cooperative education experience during the senior year at industry related business for qualified students. Logistics and Materials Management students are members of the largest student organization in the world, SkillsUSA, an association of marketing students, which provides an opportunity for participation in personal development activities, travel and competitive events.
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