Welcome to Logistics & Supply Chain Management Departement

Since the year 2004, several universities in Ethiopia have been providing an undergraduate degree program in “Procurement and Supply Management”. However, the profession of Procurement and Supply Management has undergone a significant transformation over the last two decades. The accelerated rate of change in the world economy is driven by an empowered consumer; a shift in economic power toward the end of the supply chain; deregulation of key industries; globalization; and rapid change of technology have made Purchasing and Supply Management a strategic function in various organizations. Such scope paradigm shift from routine operational activities to more strategic approach for the management of the Supply Chain Management as integrated whole forced the higher institutions to rethink the curriculum revision.
Admision Requirements
  • Admission to all regular degree programs is based on the national admissions requirements set by the ministry of Education.

Duration of the study

  • For students in the regular degree program the duration is Three years.
  • For students in the extension degree program duration is four years

Department Contact Information

Inquiries can be coursed through the following:

LSCM Department Office Telephone: +251 (0)912 49 59 59

LSCM Department’s Head Telephone: +251 (0)912 49 59 59

Department’s Official Email Address: LSCM_CoBE@Arsiun.edu.et

Collage of Business & Economics Telephone: +251 +022-110-400

P.O. Box 1888; Assela, Ethiopia

Information systems are essential to the operations and management of businesses today. To become effective business professionals, students must be educated in information systems and technology, and in the integration of information systems into business activities. A student’s understanding of business is limited without an understanding of information systems. But how can a student understand information systems without first understanding business? Read More 


The BIS program is designed to prepare students to become leaders using information systems for the benefit of business organizations and society. This program of study focuses on educating the students about the development and use of information systems as decision-making and problem-solving tools as it relates to the rudimentary and advanced activities of a business. The program also is intended to develop an understanding of business management issues encountered in the operation or Introduction of information systems in organizations, particularly, how these tools can be used to gain a competitive edge and to re-engineer an organization. This program will produce capable graduates who can perform adequately in real life situations and will promote knowledge in the field of BIS through research. Read More


The primary objective of the programme is to produce a high quality graduates with the necessary professional and technical skills in the field of Business Information Systems (BIS). Read More

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In today’s competitive environment, managing the supply chain and effectively controlling supply chain costs is critical for every business. Then, this will create a demand for employees with current skills and knowledge on how to effectively manage the supply chain. This program could provide graduates with a solid grounding in important business skills and knowledge.
As a graduate of this program; you will be prepared for a career as an analyst, manager, or specialist in business organizations. Specifically, the program is designed for those who plan a professional or managerial career in the field of logistics and supply chain management. Such as,
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Procurement Analyst
  • Inventory manager/controller
  • Inventory Planner/Analyst
  • Store Operation Manager
  • Warehousing and Material Handling Manager
  • Customs Clearing Operations Manger
  • Logistician/Production/Operation Manager/Supervisor
  • Transport manager/Port Operation Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Consultant and trainer in procurement, transportation, production planning & Scheduling and Materials Management
  • Consultant in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Institution
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Upon completion of the program, the graduates will be able to do the following activities:

  • Work as purchase officer, inventory controller, or stores and receiving manager, logistics manager, and supply chain manager.
  • Work as transportation manager.
  • Manage port operations, transit shipping and multimodal operation.
  • Plan and organize logistics management functions
  • Design, plan, and control supply chain operations; plan & manage demand and supply in a supply chain Read More

Learning & Teaching

We provide support, advice and guidance to staff to ensure delivery of high quality learning and teaching.Read More

Research Undertakings

Arsi University has a longstanding commitement and tradition of undertaking research. Read More

Staff Profile

Our Collage is has a diversified staffs in different acadamic areas Read More


The collage has a lot of achievements Read More


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