Program Overview

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Introduction to Supply Chain Management Certificate


Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/scm
Degree: Certificate
Plan 22BP

This certificate will provide students with the knowledge and skills for employment within the supply chain area. Supply Chain Management focuses on the flow of materials end-to-end beginning with procurement and ending with delivery to the customer. The coursework is designed for careers focused on procurement, inventory management, warehousing, distribution, logistics and transportation. This certificate will provide a better understanding of how each of the areas affects the other and how to best achieve efficiency and profitability for the organization. Courses for this certificate are offered online, hybrid or in the classroom. The Introduction to Supply Chain Management certificate can be completed in two semesters and combined with general education requirements and additional program specific courses to earn an A.A.S. degree in Supply Chain Management. Grainger has generously supported the development of this program.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

12 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Introduction to Business

3

course +

Comprehensive Spreadsheets or

course

Introduction to Office Software or

course

Introduction to Computers

3

course *

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

3

course +

Elements of Supervision or

course **

Principles of Management

3

Second Semester

3 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Operations Management or

course

Operations Management

3

Total Hours for Certificate

15

* Recommended prior to SCM 110: Basic Algebra Readiness

** BUS 223 requires BUS 121 as a prerequisite

+ If transferring, confirm appropriate course choice.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact Pam Janson at pjanson@clcillinois.edu or (847) 543-2534 or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.