Efficiency is critical to the success of any organization. Synchronizing the flow of products, information, and funds is becoming increasingly complex as products move across continents daily, and deadlines can directly affect a company’s profitability and competitive advantage. As a result, virtually every industry and organization relies on supply chain managers to keep their businesses moving forward, these logistics professionals a vital part of an organization.
The curriculum for the Supply Chain Management certificate program is in-depth and driven by best practices and industry standards. The program focuses on inventory and information management, distribution and transportation, global operations, supplier management, management of product variety, and e-supply chain management. Students will learn to examine logistic management processes, determine appropriate purchasing and procurement strategies, identify elements of an effective supply chain information management system, and evaluate processes to improve an organization’s efficiency.