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Supply Chain Management Departmental Certificate

Supply Chain Management Departmental Certificate

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

This post-degree certificate program is designed for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree and are looking to meet their educational and professional development (career broadening) needs relative to logistics and supply chain management.  Functional areas covered include: contracting and negotiation, social responsibility, performance management, forecasting, materials and inventory management, transportation and distribution, assessment, planning product and service, development, quality, strategic sourcing, and risk compliance. These foundational topics are often considered by many professional certification organizations as the inner core to the understanding of the logistics and supply chain management career field.

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of 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 2020 Quality Management 3
ECO 2210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
LSC 2220 Logistics and Physical Distribution 3
-- LSC, MGT, MKT, ACC or ITS Technical Elective**** 3
MGT 2650 Negotiation Skills 3
ECO 2220 Principles of Microeconomics 3
LSC 2100 Purchasing and Supply Management 3
LSC 2270 Operations Management 3
MKT 2000 Marketing Management ^ 3
  Total credit hours 27
^Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Credit Available.

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

Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co-requisites, including college preparatory requirements.

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