Supply Chain Management is the coordination of the associated processes required both within a business, as well as across businesses and suppliers, to deliver products and services–from raw materials to customer delivery. The ability to understand, map, design, and re-design supply chain processes, flows, and physical space across the business domain is critical. Supply chain management is an integral part of most businesses and is essential to company success and customer satisfaction. Specifically, companies with more efficient supply chains have improved their customer service, reduced their operating costs, and enhanced their financial position. The minor provides a background in areas commonly needed to support supply chain management, including business information systems, logistics management, transportation service and distribution, purchasing, negotiations, contracts, and global supply chain issues.