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One challenge in supply chain management career opportunities is that the “demand for supply chain talent is far exceeding supply, resulting in a shortage of SCM talent” (Dalsin, 2013). To meet the growing demand, the Center for Global Trade and Supply Chain Management is at the forefront of innovative training and education. The career-focused certificates and degrees inside this booklet were designed with the expertise of industry professionals, workforce educators, and governmental representatives. At the end of the day, we’re all about launching careers!
Seattle ranks fifth among its peers, due to its strengths in human capital and innovation and weaknesses in infrastructure and global connectedness. Given its solid starting point, Seattle can only benefit from a cohesive regional strategy that brings government and business leaders to the table.
International trade is a key driver of our state’s economy, cutting across nearly every industry sector. In fact, based on our research, at least 40% of all jobs in Washington can be tied to trade-related activity, making our state one of the most trade-engaged economies in the country.