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Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management:  From Procurement to Consumer Certificate Program – Newly Updated! 

Whether you’re involved in a product or service company, it’s critical to understand, streamline and effectively manage each element of the supply chain to gain a competitive edge in our global economy.  This intensive “bootcamp” uses real world examples to provide a great overview of the essential supply chain components and the dynamic, integrative operational process and practical strategies to move through each step from sourcing/procurement to product/service delivery to the end consumer.  Take just those classes of interest, or complete all seven in the program for maximum benefit and to earn the Certificate of Completion. 

Required book information:  1). Purchasing Guidebook: Practical Applications  by Steven M. Bragg, ISBN# 13: 978-1938910-55-5
2.) Supply Chain Management Demystified by John M. McKeller, ISBN# 13: 978-0071805124 or ISBN# 10: 0071805125
These books can be purchased at Amazon.

Instructor: Paul Moriarty, MBA, CPIM, CSCP, CPSM, with extensive experience in operations, purchasing, inventory/materials management and supply chain management

Supply Chain Management Overview

How does your organization determine what’s needed to be successful?  How do you go about getting the required goods/services and what’s involved in landing those goods/services to meet your customer demands?  We’ll begin to answer those questions as we introduce you to the importance of supply chain management, the definitions, fundamentals and functions that make up the elements of the supply chain and their relationship with internal and external customers.

Course Information

Date/Times: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 2 evenings, 9/15 to 9/22

Location: Riverwalk

Cost:  $115

CRN: 629 Course Number: MGMT1049 Section: RWA


Operations

Learn how to determine the demands for products/services, how those requirements fit into the end service/products and what then will be needed to buy; includes concepts of forecasting, MRP, process flows and process requirements.

Course Information

Dates/Times: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 1 evening, 9/29

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $59

CRN: 630 Course Number: MGMT1050 Section: RWA


Sourcing

Now that you know the requirements for materials/services, discover how to best locate them plus how you go about vetting those that provide what you need.

Course Information

Dates/Times: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 1 evening, 10/6

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $59

CRN: 631 Course Number: MGMT1051 Section: RWA


Purchasing 

Having determined needs and potential sources, the next phase is purchasing.  Explore generally accepted purchasing processes, types of supplier relationships and their business impact, and contracts.

Course Information

Dates/Times: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 3 evening, 10/13 to 10/27 

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $179

CRN: 632 Course Number: MGMT1052 Section: RWA


International Trade

We live in a global economy so it’s likely you’ll have to trade internationally.  Investigate potential international trade issues, including sourcing products internationally, trade requirements, currency variations, regulatory requirements and local customs.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 2 evenings, 11/3 to 11/10

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $115

CRN: 633 Course Number: MGMT1053 Section: RWA


Logistics/Transportation

Survey domestic and international logistics and transportation of goods and services in this fast changing segment of the supply chain that is of growing importance in our global economy.

Course Information

Dates/Time:  Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m, 2 evenings, 11/17 to 12/1 (no class 11/24)

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $115

CRN: 634 Course Number: MGMT1054 Section: RWA


From Procurement to Consumer

Using the concepts learned in this program you will tie the pieces together to develop materials and/or services requirements to address a need in your business and to design your supply chain.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 1 evening, 12/8

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $59

CRN: 635 Course Number: MGMT1055 Section: RWA


 Are you interested in earning the APICS CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) designation?  APIC CPIM education is essential if you are involved in production and inventory management, supply chain management, operations, procurement, materials management or purchasing.  Click here for more information:  APICS Certification.