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The Supply Chain Management Diploma curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, trucking operations, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations.
Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations, federal transportation and safety regulations are emphasized.
Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of supply chain and logistics postions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level distribution, planning, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, trucking operations, international freight and logistics. Upon completion, graduates may be eligible for certification credentials through APICS and Microsoft.
Students will be required to use technology (computer, software, internet, etc.) in all courses in this program.
Upon successful completion of the Supply Chain Management Diploma, the graduate should be able to:
- Implement basic global logistics strategies in a multicultural work environment.
- Successfully manage customer and supplier relationships to meet company objectives.
- Operate within the ethical, legal, and regulatory parameters of the industry in a sustainable global environment.
- Evaluate international laws, tariffs and taxation issues to determine their impact on an organization’s business goals.
- Use critical-thinking skills to perform financial and operational analysis, risk management and supply chain modeling.
- Cultivate a collaborative work environment.