Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Supply Chain Management Certificate

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Award: Certificate

Degree Code: TLSC

Number of Credits: 18

Program Description

This certificate will teach an individual the basics of purchasing and materials management required to support a modern lean manufacturing facility and/or manage the flow of materials through the supply chain. Careers include, but are not limited to, inventory control manager, distribution center manager, warehousing/operations manager, customer service manager, buyer, and planner.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and practices used in financial accounting.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business and our economic systems including management, human resources, marketing, production, and operations and information.
  • Use multiple operating systems commonly found in the information technology field.
  • Apply skills learned in the planning and management of material flows and related information in both public and private sector organizations.
  • Apply a total systems approach to managing activities involved in physically moving raw materials, inventory, and finished goods from the point of origin to point of use or consumption.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the translation of product and service requirements into facilities, procedures, and operating organizations.
  • Apply the processes of managing the entire lifecycle of a product from its conception, design and manufacture, to its service and disposal.

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