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Supply Chain Operations Specialist

20-182-1 Certificate (C) 16 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Learn all about supply chain operations: the flow of goods and information from point of origin to the point of consumption. You'll learn about transportation, inventory control, materials management, operations management, purchasing, international business, logistics management and sustainability for the supply chain. You'll be ready to take the APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management exam.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Principles of Inventory Management
    10-182-118
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10182118
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides an operational knowledge and understanding of inventory management principles and techniques, sourcing strategies, the fundamental role of purchasing, purchase order management, ordering and stocking techniques, roles and responsibilities, and the impact inventory has on a business. The course provides practical examples and exercises, giving participants an opportunity to learn and practice inventory management techniques and concepts.

  • Principles of Operations Planning
    10-182-119
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10182119
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical. The course provides practical examples and exercises, giving participants an opportunity to practice and enhance their own planning skills.

  • Principles of Manufacturing Management
    10-182-120
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10182120
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces the manufacturing environment and key manufacturing planning and control activities including material requirements planning, capacity management, capacity requirements planning, and lean manufacturing environments. Through discussion and interactive problem solving participants will gain a functional competency of production activity control and management.

    Prereq: Spreadsheets, Beginning (10101145)
  • Principles of Managing Operations
    10-182-121
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10182121
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the systems, information technologies, and process management tools involved in designing and operating the manufacturing and distribution environment. This course is concerned with the design of systems to produce goods and services and the operation of those systems. Explore relationships within business with an emphasis on ordering and distribution systems.

  • Principles of Distribution and Logistics
    10-182-122
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10182122
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces the foundations of planning and control in distribution and logistics. Explore the basics of logistics management, designing supply and distribution channels, and the principles and activities of warehousing and transportation management. Through discussion and problem solving, participants will learn about the role of logistics in supply chain management.

  • Supply Chain Career Exploration
    10-182-123
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10182123
    • Credits: 1.00

    Acquaints students with career options and related job skills, salaries and employment trends in the Supply Chain field. Familiarizes them with the different aspects that make up the supply chain and the various career path options.

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