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Logistics and Supply Chain Management Departmental Certificate

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Departmental Certificate

This program is available at the Beavercreek, Online and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

This certificate is focused on developing essential knowledge and skills needed by an individual who wants to work in the strategic planning and coordinating of activities that include sourcing and procurement of materials and services, transformation activities and logistics for the purpose of integrating supply and demand management. Because of prerequisite requirements, it will generally take more than one academic year to complete.  All courses can be applied to the associate degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co requisites, including college preparatory (CPE) requirements.

All business students are expected to use information technology skills as it applies to course requirements within all management options. 

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management departmental certificate, a graduate will be able to:

  • Apply basic business and management concepts, skills, and tools.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of global business trends
  • Effectively use knowledge and skills in inventory and materials management, purchasing and supply strategies, negotiation strategies, and logistics and physical distribution.
Course Title Credits
MGT 1060 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 1120 Principles of Management ^ 3
ENG 1111 English I 3
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications ^* 3
MTH 1060 Business Mathematics ^ 3
LSC 1100 Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3
LSC 2270 Operations Management 3
MGT 2650 Negotiation Skills 3
ENG 1112 English II ***  
or ENG 2211 Business Communication *** 3
LSC 2100 Purchasing and Supply Management 3
LSC 2220 Logistics and Physical Distribution 3
MGT 2600 Legal Environment of Business 3
  Total credit hours 36
^ Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Credit Available.

*Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0700 before taking other computer courses.  Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0710 berfore taking a computer class.

*** Students who plan on transferring courses for advanced degree work should verify the best/appropriate course selection based on the receiving institution's degree requirements.

****Technical electives must total appropriate number of hours assigned.  They can come from any combination of courses not already prescribed that use the following course codes:  HRM, INS, LSC, MGT, MKT, ACC, CSD, CSE, EBE (except EBE 1100), ITS (except ITS 0700, ITS 0710, ITS 1105), NTK, OAD, and RES.  ACC 1300 is recommended for HRM students.

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John Hale, MS Professor, Management and Logistics and Supply Chain