Supply Chain Management

The SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 8 course (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 offered entirely online or on-site at company locations through Corporate Education.

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.

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

Asterisk “ * ” indicates currently offered courses.

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

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