VCU adds a new link in business education

Brandy Brubaker | Richmond BizSense

Needing to know how to track a product from a manufacturer in Asia to a sales floor in Richmond could soon send some local businesspeople back to school.

VCU’s School of Business hopes to start accepting students for its new supply chain management program in fall 2014.

“It’s very relevant now,” said Chip Minor, interim chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics.

The master’s degree program was born when the Army Logistics University’s Combined Arms Support Command at Fort Lee approached VCU about its need for a graduate track centered on supply chain management, Minor said.

The two groups worked together to create a program that would be beneficial both to military students and to those in – or hoping to join – the business world.

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