Supply Chain Management Technical Certificate

Are you good with flow? Do you like logistical concepts, inventory control, transportation and distribution? Develop your business and managerial skills to be an efficient and effective manager of all operations in the supply chain from purchasing raw materials to the delivery of finished goods.

Getting Started: Fall 2019

June 4:   Financial Aid


Aug. 13:   Application


Aug. 20:   Classes Begin

Other Important Dates »

Why Seminole State?

  • Dedicated faculty: Faculty are "scholar-practitioners" with industry experience as well as academic credentials.  
  • Affordable tuition: Seminole State has significantly lower costs than Florida's universities.
  • Industry involvement: Our industry-focused certificate programs offer excellent connections to Central Florida employers.
  • Hands-on experience: Practical, hands-on learning experiences prepare students to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
  • Continuing education: Many credits earned in certificate programs can be applied toward an Associate in Science (A.S.) or bachelor's degree at Seminole State. 
  • Career advancement: Graduates are prepared for immediate entry into the workforce upon certificate completion.

Supply Chain Management Technical Certificate
Type: Tech Cert
Major Code : SCMGT-CC
CIP: 0652020901
Educational Plan: SCMGT-CC

Program Description

This program is designed to prepare students for initial employment in an occupation within the broad range of Supply Chain Management disciplines, or to provide supplemental training for persons currently employed with this field. The content includes, but is not limited to, related business and accounting practices such as standard operating procedures, negotiation techniques, planning, organizing, logistical concepts, purchasing and inventory control theory and techniques. Emphasis is placed on the development of business and managerial skills necessary for the efficient and effective performance of all operations within an organization's supply chain.

Available Courses
Required Courses
18
This course introduces students to operations management techniques including their application to functional areas of the business enterprise. Topics include the design and management of production operations including productivity, strategy, capacity planning, location, layout, resource management, just-in-time systems, materials requirement planning and project management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to make decisions and resolve problems in an operations management environment and demonstrate an understanding of the role of operations management in the supply chain.
This course deals with the role of logistics in the supply chain, the economy and the organization. Topics explored are customer service, logistics information systems, inventory management, materials management and supply chain management. The objective is to explore the full scope of the transportation plant and services as a necessary preparation to efficient use of the transportation system.
This course is an introduction to the practical concepts of warehousing, including the types of equipment, storage processes and systems, the technologies used to identify and track units in a warehouse and the regulations designed to ensure safety in warehouse operations. The principles and processes of warehouse management are discussed within the greater context of the supply chain.
Overview of the history and current practices related to the quality movement. Students will study contributions of quality experts such as Deming, Juran and Crosby and will be introduced to the concepts of team management, group processes and problem-solving skills. Various measurement tools for process improvement and control will be examined.
This course covers the study of purchasing skills as they relate within supply chain management. The course will cover inventory control, purchase orders, the importance of documentation and purchasing procedures. The purchasing function will be examined within the context of public, non-profit and private sector organizations.
This course presents an analysis of inventory control problems and methods. Topics include demand forecasting, independent demand inventory systems, inventory models and aggregate planning. Inventory management will be presented within the context of sustainable, efficient and effective supply chain management.
Total Credits:
18

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.

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In fact, a full-time college education at Seminole State is more than $10,000 less each year than most state universities.

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Tuition and Fee Comparison*

 Seminole StateUFFSUUCF
Tuition and Fees$3,131$6,380$6,480$6,379
Room and Board-0-$10,220$10,666$10,010
Books and Supplies$1,000$850$1,000$1,200
Total$4,131$17,450$18,146$17,589

For more information on Seminole State's tuition and fees, please see the 2019-20 fee schedule.

* Tuition costs are based on Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 terms, with 15 credit hours per term for in-state students. Dorm fees, meal plans and book expenses are estimates based on information provided on each university's website. As Seminole State is a commuter college with no residence halls on its campuses, costs for room and board are not calculated.

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