Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 08, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certificate in Supply Chain Essentials

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The Certificate in Supply Chain Essentials (CSCE) consists of analytical skills, leadership knowledge, tools, and strategic thinking that help learners to make effective decision making, analyze a business, and better manage a broad range of companies and industries. This certificate will equip participants with principles and skills crucial for obtaining or expanding a business career in the SCM field. The designed curriculum integrates theory with applications and practical courses to provide learners with new skills and a holistic view of business. At the completion of the certificate, students will have extensive knowledge of a specific discipline, be able to implement research, connect and communicate with different people, have a new awareness of business and the marketplace, as well as an understanding of crucial business aspects.

The curriculum is designed based on advanced concepts in supply chain and operations management. The proposed curriculum is a sophisticated combination of quantitative and qualitative courses. The quantitative courses concentrate on subjects such as mathematical modeling, operations research, statistics, data analysis, and probability, while the qualitative courses consist of topics in supplier and customer relationship management, inventory management, marketing and financing, enterprise systems, sourcing and procurement, and new trends in supply chain management. 

The CSCE is designed for non-degree seeking learners who want to increase their knowledge and skills in supply chain management and analysis, whether working in the public sector or private industry. Students will learn multiple conceptual and analytical skills to better tackle different business problems in all sectors of the supply chain management area.

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