Gartner Research

Top Technologies Supply Chain University Programs Are Teaching

Published: 25 January 2017

ID: G00314979

Analyst(s): Dana Stiffler , Noha Tohamy


To run high-performing supply chains, you need technology know-how. This has big implications for supply chain talent. CSCOs should evaluate the technology content of supply chain university programs to ensure that recruits have the skills and knowledge to be successful.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Technology Tools and Concepts Are Increasingly Integrated Into Undergraduate and MSSCM Programs, Less So Into MBAs
  • The Most Commonly Used Applications and Tools Are SAP ERP Software, Followed by Microsoft Excel and Excel-Derived Tools
  • Broader Supply Chain Technology Exposure in the Classroom Focuses on ERP and Technologies in the Logistics Domain
  • Methodology
    • Top 25 North American Supply Chain University Programs Survey, 2016
    • Digital Business Impact and the Supply Chain Survey, 2015

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