This certificate prepares individuals to manage various aspects of logistics.
Upon completion of this certificate, students should be able to apply management principles to logistics and supply chain organizations.
REQUIRED COURSES12 CREDIT HOURS
This course provides an overview of the role of logistics in business. Students examine the principles of customer service, ways to plan and manage supply chains, and steps for arranging product transportation and distribution. Students gain practical application and the ability to create logistic strategies.
Select three of the remaining courses (9 credits):
Develops an understanding of the strategic role of freight transportation systems in supply chain networks. Emphasis is given to the components of transportation systems, including inter-modal and intra-model competition, their technological features, operational processes and cost conditions, the buyer-seller channels for acquiring transportation services, and the strategic and tactical alternatives for transport procurement.(Prerequisite: LGM3000)
Focuses on the administration of warehouse and inventory management in logistics systems with analysis of customer service, forecasting inventory, investment, layout design, and operation.(Prerequisite: LGM3000)
Offers special emphasis on the analysis of supply markets, supplier selection, building and maintaining key supplier relationships for long-term success, strategic planning, and use of information technology. This course develops an understanding of the strategic framework, managerial issues, and best practices related to the planning and execution of 'source' processes.(Prerequisite: LGM3000)
This course covers the vulnerabilities of and measures to secure the domestic and global transportation and supply chain networks. Topics covered include security organizations, security-related legislation and strategies, security programs, maritime transportation security, containerized cargo security, land transportation security, food chain security, pharmaceutical chain security, utilities security, cyber security, first response and recovery, and supply-chain security technologies.