Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Certificate
Business leaders in today’s global environment recognize that Supply Chain Logistics is a critical function impacting all disciplines including finance, marketing, and production. 21st Century supply chain logistics moves beyond the traditional “cost center” approach to a “value add” view. In fact supply chain logistics is often the competitive edge in gaining market share and improving profitability. As with most business functions the goal is saving time and money.
Program currently under review! May be offered in the future!
Logistics and Transportation
In this workshop you will learn how to plan, organize and implement logistics programs and effectively measure progress. These skills used in day to day logistics include terminology, documentation, rate calculation, and service support.
Instructor: Mitchell Kostoulakos, MBA, CTL, LCHB, extensive experience in international logistics and transportation, consulting, training, sales, and operations management
This module will examine the procurement process and its impact in the Supply Chain model. Other topics discussed will include duties of a purchasing agent, procurement strategies, supplier selection, contracts, purchasing trends, ethics, and make vs buy decisions.
Instructor: John Bell, MBA has worked in the defense & commercial arenas with large and small companies. His experience covers a wide variety of SCM topics such as procurement, material control, quality and operation.
Looks at the development of quality process and its effect on the supply chain. Other areas reviewed will include TQM, lean manufacturing, benchmarking, cost of quality and perceptions of quality.
Instructor: John Bell (see above for bio)
Introduction to International Logistics
Businesses of all sizes are now involved in international trade. These opportunities also present many logistics challenges. Following an overview of international trade, the workshop discusses topics essential to success in importing and exporting. The focus is not on sales to international markets but on logistics and regulatory functions. Topics include: documentation, customs regulations, Incoterms, Harmonized Tariff and Schedule B, and letters of credit.