Supply chain affecting business and economics college classes – SC Times

by | Nov 6, 2022 | Financial

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global supply chain issue has been affecting more than just the accessibility of certain products and their costs, but also the interest of business and economics students in colleges across the country and in the St. Cloud area.Kingshuk Mukherjee, associate business professor at St. John’s University, said that SJU and the College of St. Benedict added new emphasis on the supply chain due to the recent increase in interest by students. “Schools are rushing to get graduate programs [in supply chain logistics],” Mukherjee said.He also added that his supply chain classes “have been brimful. I’m surprised to see a full class at 8 a.m.” Mukherjee added that the interest is coming from both domestic and non-domestic students. He also claimed students with “hardcore engineering backgrounds” are switching to supply chain focused studies. Dr. Mana Kamai Molle, a St. Cloud State University economics professor and department chair, told the Times that there have been talks about offering elective courses “but nothing is on paper.” Current changes that she mentioned are that some professors have added the topi …

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