Supply Chain Design and Cost Management (online)
Date: Feb 20 - Mar 25, 2012
Date: April 1 - May 5, 2013
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Note: This is the final course of the Supply Chain Management Certificate program. There are four courses that must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in Supply Chain Design and Cost Management.
The primary objective of Supply Chain Design and Cost Management is to provide an understanding of the design and development of integrated supply chains from the supply management perspective. The focus is on understanding the role of supply management in supply chain design, supply chain management and cost management. While the supply chain design issues are at a strategic level, the cost management issues explore both strategic and hands-on operational issues.
Supply Chain Design and Cost Management counts toward the Online Certificate in Supply Chain Management. If you choose the Graduate Certificate option, you can earn three graduate credits for completion of this course. If you choose the Professional Certificate option, you can earn 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU's) for successful completion of this course. CEU's are a widely recognized measure of participation in non-credit professional education activities.
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive 4.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEH's), which can be applied toward the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) CPSM recertification, C.P.M. recertification and/or A.P.P. reaccreditation program requirements. Note: ISM does not endorse, certify or sponsor this program or its content.
Who Should Attend
Supply Chain Design and Cost Management will be beneficial to a diverse number of supply chain professionals, including:
By participating in Supply Chain Design and Cost Management, you should be able to:
Supply Chain Design and Cost Management is an online course consisting of five modules. Students will be allowed one week to complete each module. This course is not a "self-study" course; all students begin and end the course on the same date. This model replicates a classroom environment online and ensures a high level of interaction and learning among participants and faculty.
An important aspect to effective learning is the opportunity to work with peers and to learn from classmates who work in other industries. To this extent, faculty will facilitate a discussion board each week with one or more open-ended questions designed to achieve the learning objectives. Participants will be required to respond to the questions or to the responses from their classmates to demonstrate active learning.
Admissions Requirements, Applications Procedures and Deadlines
Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed on a rolling basis. All application materials must be received at least two weeks prior to the first day of classes. GMAT/GRE scores are not required.
Please note, for both the Graduate and Professional Certificates, Operations and Supply Chain Management must be the first course taken. To register for either of the certificate programs, please visit the admission requirements page.
Tuition and Fees
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