Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Duquesne's flexible SCM program
Drive innovation and rise to important roles in global supply chains with a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management (SCM) from Duquesne University. This flexible hybrid and online program allows you to tailor your schedule according to your personal and professional commitments. You'll select the logistics and supply chain courses that best suit your individual career goals, then apply your skills in real-life logistics career situations.
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Become a competitive leader in global supply chains with Duquesne's Certificate in Supply Chain Management. With the option for online study, these logistics and supply chain courses are flexible with your schedule and your goals for career growth.
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Logistics, Supply Chain courses and Curriculum
This 15-credit SCM program offers maximum flexibility for working professionals. You'll complete hybrid or 100% online supply chain courses to earn the 15-credit Certificate in Supply Chain Management in as little as one year. Many courses also prepare you for further certification exams that will equip you to specialize and grow your career opportunities.
Foundation Courses *All three courses are required
Signature Courses *Choose two
Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Supply Chain Process Improvement
|Introduction to SCM Information Systems||Forecasting and Demand Management|
|Business Analytics for Decision Making||Managing Inventory in the Supply Chain|
|Global Fulfillment-Transportation and Distribution|
|Sustainable Supply Chains|
Advance your certificate with a Master's
Broaden your horizons with a Certificate in Supply Chain Management, then expand your logistics career even further with a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management from Duquesne University. Your credits from the SCM certificate program can be used toward your graduate degree, and both programs benefit from the expertise of the distinguished faculty at the AACSB-accredited Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.
Curriculum and Course Descriptions
Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the business process that has evolved from the integration of the traditional business disciplines of forecasting, demand planning, materials planning, purchasing, production, operations management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, materials handling, customer service, and related information systems. SCM focuses on efficient and effective customer satisfaction from the exchange of goods, services and information to complete the business transaction from supplier's supplier to customer's customer. This course provides insight into the goals and best practices of each business discipline included in the SCM process, and how these disciplines integrate to ensure a competitive advantage and corporate success.
Students will assess industry specific differences in managing the flow of materials, goods, services, information and cash via the processes, technologies, and facilities that link primary suppliers through to ultimate customers for both service and product industries. Attention is given to important interrelationships between supply chain management the other corporate disciplines such as marketing, accounting, engineering, and financial management. Interdisciplinary managerial concepts are presented to show how a focus on the quality of service and product, and the integration of the supply chain processes offers great potential for improving corporate profitability and creating a sustainable competitive advantage. Offered every fall in hybrid and online modalities.