SCM World Survey Reveals Smeal Remains Top-Ranked!

SCM World Magazine recently released their updated list of universities in terms of supply chain based off of recruiters impressions and preparation for the future of young talent. Smeal was ranked high in many categories.

SCM World recently released their fourth annual survey of the top supply chain universities in terms of, "Which universities or business schools are markers of supply chain talent?" Survey participants were asked to rank their top three university selections for supply chain talent across the following categories: the top 100 universities, top 20 universities, top 20 universities ranked by industry, top 20 universities ranked by region, top 20 universities ranked by job function, and top 20 universities ranked by job level. The survey included a pre-populated list of 190 universities. Smeal College of Business again ranked in the top 10 across most categories with a solid #2 ranking in the Top 100 Universities category. Here are some of the survey highlights as they relate to Smeal.

In the Top 20 Universities by Industry, Smeal ranked in the top 5 across the following industries.

  • CPG and Retail #2
  • Hi-Tech #5
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy #1
  • Industrial #3
  • Logistics and Distribution #4
  • Other #5 

In the Top 20 Universities by Region category, Smeal filled the #2 slot in the Americas.

  • Americas #2
  • APAC #17
  • EMEA no ranking

Smeal remains in the top tier of the Top 20 Universities by Function category.

  • Production/Operations #4
  • Supply Chain #2
  • Purchasing/Procurement #4
  • Logistics/Distribution #3
  • Academic #6
  • Other #4

Smeal held a #3 ranking position from the C-suite to front-line management positions in the Top 20 Universities by Job Level.

  • EVP/SVP/C-level #3
  • VP/Director #3
  • Manager/Head #3

The complete SCM World survey, can be accessed by this link.