Michigan State University - Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management

Overview

Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management teaches you how to reduce costs and enhance customer value across the supply chain, driving operational excellence throughout all levels. The programme provides the insight of leading global research faculty, case studies, real-world strategies and examples, as well as valuable networking opportunities. From this wealth of information and expertise, you’ll gain an integrated perspective of procurement, operations and logistics. You’ll also learn how to develop, execute and manage a comprehensive logistics and distribution strategy.

This online certificate programme consists of three required eight-week courses from Michigan State University for a deep dive into the foundations of integrated supply chain management with a focus course in Integrated Logistics Strategy.

Why Michigan State University?

  • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).*
  • MSU is ranked #1-ranked in Supply Chain/Logistics by U.S. News & World Report for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

*The Broad College of Business has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953. AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.

Who Can Attend:

The Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management benefits professionals working in all areas of supply chain management, but more specifically those in the logistics and distribution area. This programme is open to anyone interested in gaining or improving their integrated supply chain management and logistics skills.

This programme will assist you to:

  • Successfully integrate procurement, operations and logistics management.
  • Implement the best supply chain design for your organisation.
  • Achieve effective and efficient logistical operations through your market distribution strategy development, implementation and management.
  • Analyse types of power and resolve conflict in your channels.
  • Evaluate and select the appropriate channel structure(s) based on cost and profitability.

Course Details

This certificate programme consists of three required eight-week courses.

The state-of-the-art, video-based lectures enable you to gain expertise in supply chain management and logistics from the convenience of your home.

  • Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (SCM) 
  • Processes 
  • Customer Service, Satisfaction and the Supply Chain 
  • Procurement 
  • Supply Chain Information Technology 
  • Anticipatory to Response-Based Business Models 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Distribution 
  • Planning & Forecasting 
  • Supply Chain Globalisation
  • Supply Chain Integration 
  • Inventory 
  • Transportation Management 
  • Warehousing and Distribution Centers 
  • Material Handling and Packaging 
  • Logistics 
  • Performance Measurement 
  • Services and Supply Chain Management 
  • Supply Chain Risk Management 
  • Supply Chain Career Paths & Talent 
  • Logistics’ Role in 21st Century Supply Chains 
  • Customer Relationship Management and Logistics Outsourcing  
  • Order Management and RFID Applications in Supply Chain Management  
  • Inventory Management and the Financial Implications of Inventory 
  • Warehouse Management I  
  • Warehouse Management II 
  • Transportation 
  • Network Design – System Integration  

Benefits for Executives

  • Gain an integrated view of procurement, operations and logistics management.
  • Determine the best supply chain design for your operations.
  • Drive your competitive advantage with a strategic approach to integrated logistics.
  • Stand out in this critical business discipline with credentials from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, ranked #1 in Supply Chain & Logistics Graduate Programmes by U.S. News & World Report for 2018, 2019, 2020.

Benefits for Organisations

  • Efficiently scale leadership development across teams.
  • Leverage the flexibility for managers to adapt learnings to corporate challenges.
  • Ensure better communication through a common vocabulary.

How the Certificate Programme Works

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Programme Format

  • Comprehensive Online Programme with flexible learning specially designed for working executives with learning on the go, anytime, anywhere, and live faculty facilitation.
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Commitment: 5-7 hours per week
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Programme Tuition

  • INR 2,20,000*

GROUP ENROLLMENT:
Create cohorts of learners within your organisation.

*All prices are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuation.

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Programme Start Date

  • 1st February, 2020

Certificate

Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.

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MSU’s Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management features faculty from the top-ranked Supply Chain & Logistics Graduate Programmes, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 2018, 2019, 2020, which means you’ll be learning from the best:

Dr. David J. Closs is the John H. McConnell Chaired Professor of Business Administration and Chairperson of the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Dr. Closs completed his MBA and Ph.D. at Michigan State in 1978 focusing on the topics of marketing, logistics and management science. He is an active member in the Council of Logistics Management and was Editor of the Journal of Business Logistics. Dr. Closs also is Executive Editor of Logistics Quarterly.

David J. Closs, PhD - Supply Chain Management II

Dr. David J. Frayer is the Assistant Dean for Executive Education & Professional Development in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. He received his Ph.D. in marketing, logistics and international business, B.A. and M.B.A. in marketing from Michigan State University. Prior to returning to Michigan State University for his PhD, Dr. Frayer was a part of a product development staff group at Ameritech Publishing, Inc.

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Dr. Yemisi A. Bolumole is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Prior to joining MSU, she was an Associate Professor of Logistics at the University of North Florida, where she served as the Director of the Transportation and Logistics Flagship Programme. Her primary teaching interests include logistics systems design/analysis and supply chain management.

Yemisi A. Bolumole, PhD - Integrated Logistics Strategy

Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management

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