The Logistics and Transportation Specialist Certificate Program prepares the student for initial employment in the Supply Chain Management arena and affords supplemental training for an individual who is currently (or was previously) employed in this field. The program provides a study of the cross-functional skills involved in the planning, acquisition, flow, and distribution of goods and services. The courses contain rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards, relevant technical knowledge, and the skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics career cluster.
Certain courses in this program require placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading, writing, and mathematics.
Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):
After successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
PLO1: Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of purchasing/contracting and supply planning related to inventory control and management.
PLO 2: Demonstrate an understanding of the role of transportation, distribution, and warehouse management in the functioning of the supply chain.
PLO 3: Demonstrate an understanding of purchasing/contracting, importance of effective negotiation skills, and how accounting impacts supply chain management decisions.
PLO 4: Demonstrate an understanding of transportation and distribution and how international market impact distribution activities.
PLO 5: Demonstrate an understanding of production and product quality management