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 This 12 credit certificate program in logistics and supply chain management introduces you to key concepts in the field, such as systems analysis, trade-off analysis, transport systems, procurement, inventory management, and supply chain integration and strategy.  The program provides an overview of logistics and supply chain management and addresses the needs of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, merchandisers, transportation and warehousing firms, and government agencies.  The implications of e-commerce in relation to supply chain management are also explored.


SCM 301 Business Logistics Management

(3 credits) Supply chain management concepts, principles, and methodologies. Prerequisite: ACCTG 211, ECON 102, SCM 200 or STAT 200.

SCM 320 Transport Systems (3 credits) Strategic role of freight transportation systems and services in supply chain networks. Prerequisite: SCM 301 or MKTG 301.

SCM 416 Warehousing and Terminal Management (3 credits) Administration of warehouse and terminal functions in logistics systems, with analysis of customer service, forecasting, inventory, investment, design, and operation. Prerequisite: SCM 301.

SCM 460 Purchasing and Materials Management (3 credits) Purchasing policies, procedures, order specifications and agreements, supplier selection, and the role of purchasing in production planning and inventory management. Prerequisite: SCM 301 or SCM 310.

Required Courses* (12 credits

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*Students are required to complete any prerequisites as stated in the course description published in the Baccalaureate or Associate Degree Programs Bulletin