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Supply Chain Management Certificate

Certificate Number 901825

The Supply Chain Management Certificate is designed for a person seeking introductory or advanced positions with a carrier or shipper. Courses are offered on an accelerated and interactive television basis and apply towards the associate degree in Supply Chain Management.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Utilize terminology in the area of transportation.
. Apply methodologies and techniques to process flow of goods.
. Integrate the area of supply chain management for low total cost and improved service.
. Optimize utilization of modes of transportation.
. Utilize computerized applications of logistics.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 101821, Supply Chain Management

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

. Previous work experience in transportation, logistics, or supply chain management areas is preferred, but not required.


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-182-120 Enterprise Resource Plan/Contr
10-182-162 Import/Export Compliance
10-182-110 Lean Operations Management
10-182-157 Logistics/Supply Chain Managem
10-182-131 Negotiations
10-182-127 Purchasing

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-182-120 Enterprise Resource Plan/Cont...enterprise resource planning (ERP), benefits of ERP implementation in an organization, business process alignment, value chain process, technology and international considerations, successful change management, and ERP project management. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition 1)

10-182-162 Import/Export Compliance...develop import/export-related documentation, examine import/export controls and licenses, and explore import/export related security. Examine compliance requirements related to importing/exporting goods in support of global operations and in response to case studies. (Prerequisite: 10-182-160, Global Supply Chain Management)

10-182-110 Lean Operations Mgmt...lean operating concepts, total quality management, Six Sigma methodologies, continuous improvement tools/techniques, process mapping, 5S principles, statistical process control/pull signals, cellular manufacturing, mixed-model production, human resource development.

10-182-157 Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt...integrated logistics supply chain, dimensions of logistics and supply chain management, demand management and customer service, procurement and supply management, global logistics, inventory management, warehousing, transportation and third-party logistics.

10-182-131 Negotiations...techniques and skills used in bargaining to maximize a company's profits and competitiveness. Appropriate for learners in any Business and Information Technology program as well as for non-program students. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition 1)

10-182-127 Purchasing...role of purchasing in business, industry, and the community; legal and ethical aspects of purchasing including systems, staffing, price/cost analysis, contract administration, and dealing with vendors.

For more information, please contact: The Business & Information Technology Department,(920) 498-5435 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5435,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.