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Official Certificate Program in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Program Description:

Central Connecticut State University is offering a timely program designed for today's professionals involved in any aspect of the supply chain; from engineering, packaging, purchasing, storage and distribution, traffic and transportation, and customer service. In addition to tactical issues, this program discusses strategic planning for both internal and external suppliers and customers. Both experienced and inexperienced executives, managers, and supervisors will gain insight into every participating function within the supply chain including financial, marketing, and sales issues.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Define and understand how the various elements of the supply chain are interrelated and inter-dependent upon each other.
  • Using Lean Enterprise concepts and tools, learn to manage the operations and logistics functions to lower costs while increasing customer satisfaction.

Participants must successfully complete the following courses (12 credits): TM 562, 563, 565, 566; twelve credits of which may be applied as electives to the M.S. in Technology Management (provided six-year time limit for the master's is met).

A Brief Overview of Each Course:

 

TM 562 Supply Chain Strategy 
Key concepts in managing the flow of goods and information from raw material to end-use customer. Focus on design, analysis and decision-making methods used in industrial procurement. Highlights integration of procurement with operations.

TM 563 Strategic Logistics Management 
Issues related to logistics at the global level, emphasizing the integration of manufacturing logistics with operations and procurement to achieve optimal supply chain performance.

TM 565 Logistics: Traffic & Transportation 
Practical techniques for improving the traffic and transportation performance of a company and it supply chain. Topics include: transportation documentation and pricing, inbound/outbound freight control, international transportation, e-logistics and third-party logistics providers.

TM 566 Distribution & Warehouse Management 
Methodologies for planning, managing and controlling warehouse/distribution operations in the supply chain. Topics include: equipment selection, warehouse layouts, inventory control and work methods. Topics are linked to measuring productivity and performance of warehouse operations.

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