Supply Chain Graduate Certificate
Credentials in supply chain management are a strong asset for a professional, providing many career options and opportunities for growth. Through the University of Houston-Downtown College of Business, professionals can now hone their skills in supply chain management and earn a graduate certificate acknowledging their completed coursework and acquired knowledge.
Who should attend?
For professionals working in the field of supply chain management, earning this certificate
will open opportunities for advancement. Professionals seeking the credentials to
enter the field or those seeking a career change will find multiple career options
in a variety of industries with the graduate certificate in supply chain management.
Why earn a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management?
The need for supply chain management professionals spans a variety of industries and
it is becoming a critical role in many businesses. The oil and gas industry hires
supply chain professionals for functions including purchasing, contract management
and project management. Manufacturers, transportation companies, and retailers hire
managers with expertise in the supply chain sciences for quality, procurement and
inventory management. You can finish in as fast as 1 year and you can use the skills
you learn today at your office tomorrow. And should you decide to continue onto your
MBA, you can enter the MBA program through our Soft Start and not have to take the
Supply Chain Management Curriculum
The supply chain management curriculum at UHD is industry driven. Supply chain executives
have helped build the coursework and have guided the topics that are taught in the
graduate certificate program. The curriculum offers six graduate level courses taken
in eight-week modules over the span of one year, offered the same evening each week
for the program’s duration. Beginning in fall 2020, courses are also available in
an online format. We offer the flexibility and interaction you need and under your
control to choose when you need it. The courses include the following:
- Production and Operations
- Strategic Sourcing
- Cost Modeling and Quantitative Analysis in Decision Making
- Supply Chain Leadership
- Logistics and Transportation
- Legal Aspects, Contracts, and Regulatory Compliance
- Industry Specific Topics in Supply Chain Management
A Results-Oriented Format
The program’s design supports incremental learning. The one-course-at-a-time format allows students to focus on learning and embedding each skill into daily work routines. Because this program employs a blended (face-to-face and online) format, time in class is used to focus on application of information being presented. Each class meeting is purposely designed with takeaways that students can immediately incorporate into their work.
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