International Business: Global Supply Chain Management

Global supply chain management involves coordinating and improving the flow of goods, services, and information in companies around the world. The ability to manage complex global supply chains is critical to a company's success. At Bryant, you can concentrate in the area of Global Supply Chain Management, and major in International Business. With a concentration and core courses focused on global issues, you will be uniquely positioned for a thriving career.

Bryant’s International Business program is ranked 16 th in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek . Our International Business curriculum is globally focused from your first semester on campus. Our program is also on of the few in the country offering concentrations in business functions including accounting, computer information systems, entrepreneurship, finance, global supply chain management, management, and marketing. Expert faculty collaborate to help you develop a global perspective and a fundamental cultural knowledge of the world. You’ll understand the relevance of complex international issues faced by managers of multinational companies and the role of technology in business, especially as it relates to globalization.

Real projects, real companies, real experience

Before you graduate, you’ll have a strong theoretical foundation in international business. You will also have the unique experience of applying theories to a real-world situation through a senior year practicum. This intense project might pair you and a team of students with a local business owner who wants to sell products in the United Arab Emirates, and a faculty member whose former career was overseeing the growth of a Chilean multinational forest products firm.

In the end, you’ll see your hard work make a difference, and the experience is one that prospective employers will want to hear about.

Bryant’s International Business program will provide you with an in-depth understanding of one functional area of concentration of your choosing. You’ll also become proficient in a second language and study abroad, where you can practice your language skills, deepen your global perspective, and immerse yourself in a different culture. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running – in whatever country you decide to call home.

Future careers, post-grad opportunities

A Bachelor of Science in International Business opens doors to a wide variety of professional careers, including: International securities analysis, economic development banking, monetary policy and research, trade insurance, overseas communication, international trade and development, export/import banking, international finance, technology transfer, and more. Our graduates are also accepted into a prestigious graduate programs and law school worldwide.

International Business faculty

Bryant’s International Business faculty members hail from diverse cultures and have attained the highest credentials in their fields of study from top universities in the United States. Many have rich work experience with well-known multinational companies. They include a former investment manager for the state economic and trade committee in China, a professor whose research won Best International Paper from the Organizational Behavior division of the Academy of Management, and a management professor who has taught in MBA and executive MBA programs in 14 countries. The faculty brings this global mindset into the classroom, adding a vital dimension to student learning and success.

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Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Early Decision 1 - Nov. 17, 2014
  • Early Action - Dec. 1, 2014
  • Early Decision 2 - Jan. 15, 2015
  • Regular Decision – Feb. 2, 2015


To learn more, please contact: 
Madan Annavarjula, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of the College of Business
Professor and International Business Coordinator
Department of Management 
mannavar@bryant.edu