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Certificate Programs

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Our offerings allow every member of the supply chain industry significant opportunities to improve corporate profitability and return on assets.


Advanced Product Safety Management

The overall goals of the course are to assist safety professionals in the development of tools and techniques to improve their ability to support their companies. Follow-up programs in the future will offer updated information about changes in the product safety profession and regulatory environment. This first level certification will establish basic rules and generally accepted processes in the product safety field. Once codified, they can be improved and amended to recognize changes in regulation and knowledge.

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Change Management Program

As organizations constantly change and adapt to remain competitive, they need better strategies for managing change. This workshop will cover the concepts of managing planned change, the main “derailers” of change efforts, and how to make change more successful in organizations.

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Integrated Supply Chain Management Program

The Integrated Supply Chain Management Certificate Program (ISCM) offers comprehensive management development techniques/tools for professionals involved in inventory management, purchasing, warehousing/ transportation, project management, lean principles in the overall supply chain pipeline. This certificate program is designed for those who have at least three years of experience in any of the functional areas of supply chain management.

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International Trade Management Program

The International Trade Management in the Supply Chain Certificate program is designed to meet the needs of companies that do business in an international environment. The program includes key topics from areas such as compliance, the legal environment, risk management, security, and global operations. The program consists of a set of core courses and an applied project to complete the certificate requirements. This program uses an applied knowledge instructional approach to deliver the maximum value to students and employers.

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Lean Logistics Program

Top goals of Lean Logistics are to eliminate waste, decrease work-in-process inventories, and, in turn, decrease process and manufacturing lead-times; ultimately increasing supply chain velocity and flow. Supply chain velocity and flow is paramount to Lean Thinking as the ultimate goal of Lean is to improve organizational effectiveness and profitability.

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Negotiations Program

New for Spring 2014

Negotiation occurs in business, non-profit organizations, government branches, legal proceedings, among nations, and in personal situations such as marriage, divorce, parenting, and everyday life.

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Project Management Program

The supply chain environment is complex (many moving parts, many organizations) and successfully implementing change in such an environment requires greater clarity, forethought, planning and oversight in execution. Supply chain management strategies involving change are often implemented through projects.

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Risk Management Program

The Risk Management Program identifies, assesses, and prioritizes risks through coordinating an economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.

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Sales and Operations Program

The S&OP planning includes an updated forecast that leads to a sales plan, production plan, inventory plan, customer lead time (backlog) plan, new product development plan, strategics initiative plan and resulting financial plan.

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Supply Chain Management 101

The major objective of this workshop is to introduce basic supply chain tools that have been used in industries, public sectors, health care areas and other fields. It has been known from various research studies that strategic use of supply chain tools has a significant impact on financial statements. This workshop attempts to demonstrate the link between successful use of supply chain principles and tools and financial performance of firms.

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Variability in Supply Chain Program

In this course, we examine the influence of variability throughout the supply chain, from its impact on simples processes to its effect on complex networks.

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