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This certificate program is designed to help working supply chain professionals advance their careers by developing and enhancing their supply chain management and leadership/planning skills. The program consists of four graduate courses that expose students to supply chain management and logistics, transportation management, strategic sourcing and supply management, and distribution center management.
ODU’s Maritime and Supply Chain Management programs provide continuing education that addresses the high demand for Supply Chain professionals in Hampton Roads and beyond
This unique graduate certificate program is designed to help working professionals develop and sharpen their skills and advance their careers. You will be exposed to current topics in: Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Strategic Procurement and Supply Management, Transportation Management, and Distribution Center Management
ODU is the only Hampton Roads university with a Graduate Supply Chain Certificate Management program, and the only U.S. university that offers Maritime and Supply Chain Management undergraduate and graduate programs. ODU works with organizations to offer students internships and co-op opportunities throughout Hampton Roads, the United States, and internationally
Supply chain management integrates all activities associated with the flows of materials, information, and funds. Examples include strategic sourcing, order processing, warehousing, inventory management, transportation and logistics, and the costs and information systems supporting these activities.
An overview of the strategic sourcing of materials and services in the organization and its role in the supply chain. Topics include sourcing decisions, price/cost analysis, quality issues, purchasing, supplier selection, legal and ethical issues, third party logistics, freight forwarding, and acquisition of services and capital assets.
This course is designed to investigate the strategic role of distribution center and material management in the supply chain. Course content includes the analysis of distribution center operations through the study of design, system selection, and layout configuration as well as the evaluation of material handling and inventory management options. Prerequisites: OPMT 303.
Students entering the Certificate program in Supply Chain Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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