Course and Certificate
$780
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Duration:
80 contact hours
Used For:
8 Continuing Education Units

Logistics Management Professional Certificate Program

Logistics management is the part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward, and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer’s requirements.

The Logistics Management Professional Certificate Program is designed to build competency in the area of understanding, managing, and optimizing supply chain elements

  • Materials management
  • Channel management
  • Distribution (or physical distribution)
  • Supply-chain management

The Logistics Management Professional Certificate Program is composed of the following four courses:

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management involves the flows of materials and information among all of the firms that contribute value to a product, from the source of raw materials to end customers. Management of these activities – logistics, communication, inventory management, warehousing, transportation, and facility location – have been performed since the start of commercial activity. We will attempt to integrate these different perspectives to develop a broad understanding of how to manage a supply chain.

Warehouse Management

“Warehouse Management” is a course that investigates warehouse functions, processes, organization and operations. We review an analysis of warehouse location, operation, management, controls, procedures, finance, security, cargo/materials handling, and productivity.

Inventory Management

Inventory Management is a course that will provide a comprehensive overview and detailed explanations about fundamental inventory control procedures and their usage. The course will also cover recent developments such as supply chain inventory management, and it will concluded by discussions about implementation and organizational aspects of inventory management.

Transportation Systems

Transportation Systems is a course that will introduce students to the role that transportation systems play in creating a competitive advantage for a global supply chain. The course will emphasize the operation, design, and analysis of effective transportation systems.

 

After completion of the Logistics Management Professional Certificate Program, students will be equipped with a basic understanding of the following:

  • What is a supply chain
  • What are the elements of an effective supply chain
  • How to optimize a robust supply chain
  • How to optimize warehouse operations, procedures, and processes
  • What are the different types of inventory
  • How to manage and optimize inventory throughout the supply chain
  • What are the various modes of transportation
  • What are the various transportation systems and regulations
  • How to manage the overall supply chain cost
  • What is the outlook for the future

 

No prior experience or coursework required.

Students will be assigned 10 homework assignments, and 1 final exam for each course.

See the syllabus of the four(4) courses for details

 

 This course is Instructor-led and delivered through our award-winning online Learning Management System.