Logistics & Supply Chain Management Program
Program Description – Logistics and supply chain program is designed to teach students the skills and abilities to understand critical changes in the marketplace and in the evolving roles and responsibilities of operations and supply chain managers. Graduates of this program will be able to master key considerations for planning, inventory control, continued improvement, identification and management of market segments. Graduates may find employment as import export managers, logistics & operations managers, import export coordinators. Other employment opportunities may include:
- Purchasing Agent – Purchases equipment, parts or services needed for the operation of a manufacturing establishment. Prepares purchase orders, solicits bid proposals and reviews requisitions for goods and services. Negotiates and administers contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives.
- Operations Manager – Responsible for the overall operations of a public or private organization. Directs and coordinates activities dealing with the production, pricing, sales or distribution of products. Reviews performance data to measure productivity and identify areas needing cost reduction or process improvement.
- Logistics Analyst – Analyzes supply chain processes to identify or recommend optimizations and improvements. Maintains databases that compile and organize logistics information. Provides ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, back orders or delivery processes.
- Purchasing Manager – Plans and directs the activities of buyers, purchasing officers and others involved in purchasing materials, products and services. Represents companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with various suppliers. Interviews and hires staff and oversees the training and development of existing employees.
- Supply Chain Manager – Directs and coordinates supply chain processes to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service and safety. Monitors forecasts and quotas to identify changes and determine their effect on supply chain activities. Develops procedures to help coordinate supply chain efforts with other departments, such as sales, marketing, finance, production and quality assurance.
- Logistician – Analyzes and coordinates an organization’s logistical functions. Develops and maintains positive relationships with a client’s key personnel involved in logistics activity. Reviews logistics performance with customers, weighing against targets, benchmarks and service agreements.
- Logistics Manager – Coordinates an organization purchasing warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service and planning efforts. Manages the personnel and systems involved in daily logistics operations. Collaborates with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes.
- Storage and Distribution Manager – Oversees a facility’s storage or distribution operations or that of an organization that’s engaged in storing or distributing materials or products. Interviews, selects, trains and supervises warehouse personnel. Develops and implements warehouse safety and security activities and programs.
- High school diploma or GED
- Two years of work experience in warehouse operations, customer service, retail industry or related business.
CMC IT101- IT Service Management: Students will gain knowledge & skills necessary to provide IT service management as defined by IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®). Skills gain from this framework training can help an organization to successfully deliver IT services to customers efficiently and effectively. (prerequisite – none)
CMC CBT5 – IT Enterprise Governance: The students will gain knowledge and skills to implement COBIT 5 framework that enables information and related technology to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the whole enterprise. Student will gain skills required to identify the full end-to-end business and functional areas of responsibility, considering the IT-related interests of internal and external stakeholders. (prerequisite – none)
CMC LSS – Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement: The students will gain knowledge & skills to analyze existing business processes and apply the various aspects of the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology that enables companies to drastically improve their profitability via improved quality all while lowering process cost. (prerequisite – none)
CMC CSF – NIST Cybersecurity Foundation: The students will gain knowledge & skills implement NIST Cybersecurity Framework within organizations. Students will gain skills to identify the risk factors, cyber-security activities, desired outcomes, and relevant cybersecurity reference points common across critical infrastructure sectors. (prerequisite – none)
CMC CSCP – Supply Chain Management Foundation: The students will learn skills require to conduct effective customer relationship management (CRM), Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), SCOR framework, supply chain dynamics and the balance of responsiveness and efficiency and tools and techniques to support continuous improvement. (prerequisite – none)
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