Supply Chain Management Classes

Supply Chain Management Classes

Bootcamp for Supply Chain!

The supply management certificate program prepares students to obtain their certification in supply management (Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) from the Institute of Supply Management® (ISM®).  Skills and techniques learned throughout the program can be used immediately to enhance the supply chain process and improve your company's bottom line. 

Designed for the purchasing practitioner (managerial/non-managerial), forecasting and planning, logistics, operations and warehouse/distribution, the three required courses will enhance the skills of technical competence and practical applications. 

A Penn State certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the three required courses. All courses are 9 hours each.

Questions? Contact Erica Kunkel at els5014@psu.edu or 610-396-6221.

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Spring 2017

Foundation of Supply Management

The Foundation of Supply Management course will cover several traditional areas of concern for supply management, from a lead­ing-edge perspective, in today's global competitive environment.  From contracting and negotiation, cost and finance, and international business, to social responsibility, sourcing and supplier relationship management this course is essential to establish a solid foundation and maintain an effective supply chain within any organization. 

Dates:  Wednesdays, January 25, February 1, 8 & 15
Times: 6:30 - 9:30pm
Room: Gaige, Room 244
Cost: $995 includes books and practice exams

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Effective Supply Management Performance

The Effective Supply Management Performance course will focus on operational issues that are part of successful supply manage­ment performance. The latest surveys show that supply management professionals oversee an expanding list of responsibilities.  From forecasting, logistics, and materials and inventory management, to organization assessment, planning, product development, project management and quality, the course will enable effective management of the supply chain in order to maximize customer value.

Dates:  Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, & 22
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Room: Gaige, Room 244
Cost: $995 includes books and practice exams

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Leadership in Supply Management

The Leadership in Supply Management course will focus on many of the human resources issues that supply management professionals face. From leadership, risk and compliance, to strategic sourcing, these tasks are critical to making supply chain management a strategic part of business operations. This course will cover social responsibility, ethical issues and spend analysis.

Dates: Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Room: Gaige, Room 244
Cost: $995 includes books and practice exams

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