Supply Chain Management Certificate

This continuing education certificate is designed to provide a solid foundation in the skills necessary for a career in supply chain management. You will benefit from this training if:

  • you are seeking an entry to mid-level position in the field of supply chain management,
  • you are an existing supply chain professional seeking to demonstrate your foundational knowledge and thereby enhance your credentials for advancement,
  • you are preparing for professional certification (CPSM or CPSD),
  • you are seeking CEUs for recertification, or
  • you work in a related function and seek a greater understanding of best practice supply chain activities.

Classes may be taken in any order.

Click here to see all classes associated with this program and an estimated program cost.


Fundamentals of World-Class Purchasing

ID: CESCM-501

A review of fundamental purchasing principles as well as tools to move beyond tactical basics by utilizing a strategic focus that contributes to the competitive advantage of the organization. A good review for those who aspire to work in supply management or a back to basics review for existing SCM team members.

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Foundation of Strategic Sourcing

ID: CESCM-502

This program provides a foundation for strategic thinking related to the the management of suppliers, sourcing, contracts and negotiations. A good program for SCM team members at all levels and internal stakeholders seeking to gain a greater understanding of the sourcing process and the development of strategic sourcing focus.

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Supplier Relationship Management

ID: CESCM-503

This course provides proven supplier management methodologies for supply management professionals seeking to maximize value and performance from their supplier relationships as part of an overall strategy to increase the value contribution in support of their competitive advantage.

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Value Added Negotiations

ID: CESCM-505

This course provides a mix of negotiation tools and skills to assist SCM professionals seeking to move beyond basic negotiation tactics and improve their ability to capture optimal value from their ongoing negotiation activities at all levels both internal and external to the organization.

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Supply Chain Logistics

ID: CESCM-506

An overview of logistical aspects of the supply chain including inventory management, warehousing, and transportation. For SCM professionals and others seeking to increase their understanding of these aspects of the supply chain with a focus on integration and coordination to ensure an effective process.

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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