Supply Chain Management

The SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 32-unit program that offers the precise tools and practical knowledge to help you manage all aspects of supply chain management, including purchasing, logistics, inventory management, compliance, and outsourcing.

The program is offered in cooperation with the Los Angeles Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM-LA) and California Association of Public Purchasing Officers (CAPPO). All courses may be used as continuing education hours to maintain all ISM certifications and help prepare you for ISM exams. Email ISM-LA for more information.

This certificate is only offered online.

Our Corporate Education customized programs are available on-site at your company.

Courses and Instructors approved by UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Apply for Candidacy

Submit your application prior to completing your third course in the program. Curriculum is subject to change and only enrolled candidates are assured of completing this certificate under its current course requirements. View details.

Requirements & Prequisites
Requirements: Students must complete 6 required core courses and 2 electives. A grade of "C" or better is required for all the courses and the program must be completed in 5 years.

Prerequisites: None.

Courses

(SU) Summer 2014: Online enrollment begins Apr 14; Instruction: Jun 23- Sept 14.

To secure early-enrollment pricing register no later than 1 month prior to the course start date.

Asterisk “ * ” indicates currently offered courses.

Required
X 445 Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management 
X 445.4Supply Chain Analysis and Compliance 
X 445.5
Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management
X 445.6 Principles and Practices of Negotiation *SU
X 445.66
Technology and Cost Management in the Supply Chain
X 445.67Logistics, Operations, Methods, and Systems 

Elective courses are designed for both government and private sectors so supply chain managers can tailor the program to fit their professional needs.

Electives (2 required)
X 408.4Legal Aspects of Government Contracts and Subcontracts 
X 443.5Managing Outsourced Projects *SU
X 445.1 Advanced Topics in Supply Chain Management
X 445.61 Global Sourcing
X 445.68 Supply Chain Inventory Management *SU
X 445.7Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)