The fully online Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion program at Raritan Valley Community College will provide educational opportunities to prepare participants for entry and middle level employment in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Industry. Businesses are looking for supply chain professionals to continuously increase the organizations capability by reducing costs, improving the efficiency of relationships, both internal and external. There is a need and skills gap that has evolved for employers nationally and locally that require associates to have multi-faceted skills in the area of operations, transportation and planning.
As the local logistics industry continues to become an increasingly important part of an international business network, the Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion is designed to meet the employment opportunities and workforce needs of the field. The Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion provides a strong foundation in the core principles and applications required to prepare students for industry employment. Specifically, this program emphasizes the essentials of supply chain and operations management, the transportation and distribution process, warehousing, sourcing as well as the professional business and communication skills required to excel in the field. The credits earned in this certificate program can be used toward the A.A.S. in Business Management – Supply Chain Option program.
Graduates will be able to:
- apply inventory management and control concepts in planning and forecasting
- explain purchasing processes, policies, and procedures
- demonstrate problem solving utilizing technology in logistics and supply chain management
- compare modes of transportation and related policies
This Certificate of Completion is offered through the Business and Public Service Department, whose mission is to provide challenging, career-oriented undergraduate programs to business and public service students, educating them to the level of competency needed for immediate career path entry into the global market.
NOTE: Students in this program may not be eligible for Financial Aid; students should meet with an Academic Advisor or Financial Aid staff to discuss options for Financial Aid eligibility.