Online Certificate Program

Supply Chain - Procurement

Online Professional Certificate in Supply Chain - Procurement

Working in today's complex global marketplace means your organization and its customers expect high quality, low prices, fast turnaround, and on-time delivery. If you cannot consistently provide this level of service, you won't survive long. To stay competitive, organizations have changed and improved their supply chain management practices. Today, businesses want only those professionals who know and use the latest supply management tools and techniques to lead their organizations.

About the Professional Certificate in Supply Chain - Procurement

The 6 course Professional Certificate in Supply Chain - Procurement offers a comprehensive approach to help students and professionals alike learn the skills, disciplines, and knowledge needed to successfully manage the key issues and concerns of supply management. Throughout the certificate program, you will examine many issues related to supply management and also develop the knowledge you need to successfully prepare for ISM's Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) examination series. After completing the certificate program, you will have tools to operate confidently and effectively in today's global marketplace and optimize your company's success.

What Will You Learn from the Courses in Professional Supply Chain - Procurement?

You will identify and explain important components, terminology, concerns and best practices related to supply management and take steps to improve your organization's efforts in these areas. The program will delve into the legal, ethical and contractual foundations on which supply management actions are based. You will also learn to manage risks and contingency plans to ensure appropriate reaction to crises and ensure business continuity.

The Professional Certificate in Supply Chain - Procurement will give you the skills to:

  • Identify and explain important components, terminology, concerns and best practices related to supply management and take steps to improve your organization's efforts in these areas.
  • Understand the importance of and proficiently navigate through the legal, ethical and contractual foundations on which supply management actions are based.
  • Operate and manage warehousing, storage and distribution facilities and operations.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate the element of risk facing organizations in today's economy and develop contingency plans to ensure appropriate reaction to crises and ensure business continuity.
  • Successfully lead and manage efforts to formulate and execute strategies to improve your organization's supply management efforts and performance.
  • Operate confidently and effectively in today's global marketplace.

Who should consider the Professional Certificate in Supply Chain - Procurement?

  • Managers, supervisors or anyone interested in developing the knowledge needed to improve their organization's supply management posture.
  • Professionals charged with evaluating and improving their company's supply management programs and activities
  • Job and promotion candidates who wish to display and validate their command of supply chain management principles
  • Professionals interested in obtaining their ISM CPSM credential

Questions?  Feel free to email us at: supply@sju.edu.

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