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Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a growing field of business that integrates supply management, operations, and logistics. This certificate is designed to meet the needs of working supply chain professionals by increasing their knowledge of supply chain processes and tools. Relevant topics include supply category management, sourcing, process design and management, quality management and lean, inventory, sales and operations planning, transportation, distribution, project management, and supply chain risk. The graduate certificate in supply chain management imparts knowledge and skills to prepare students for success in solving supply chain challenges and in exploiting supply chain related opportunities for their organizations. 

In this nationally acclaimed supply chain management program you will be prepared for a variety of career options with plentiful positions regionally, nationally, and internationally that are both well compensated and exciting. 

Learn supply chain management principles and practical skills related to project management, strategic sourcing and purchasing, and category management.

The courses taken in this program are taught by the same faculty teaching in BGSU’s nationally ranked undergraduate supply chain program and can be applied towards an MBA from BGSU.  

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Program benefits

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  • Take courses 100% online
  • Enhance your professional knowledge
  • Add to your credentials
  • Advance your career


Program strengths

  • BGSU is known for its supply chain program and many employers trust and rely on BGSU graduates
  • BGSU’s undergraduate supply chain program is ranked in the top 25 by Gartner and the graduate programs have also been nationally recognized
  • The Schmidthorst College of Business in Accredited by AACSB
  • BGSU supply chain graduates have been highly successful and regularly come back to recruit new supply chain talent for their organizations
  • This program is self-paced and highly flexible with online instruction. It can be completed either full-or part time depending on each students’ needs

Advance your career

  • Logistics Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Commodity Manager
  • Purchasing Director
  • Transportation Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager
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Sample courses

  • Category Management and Strategic Sourcing
  • Strategic Project Management for Supply Chain Change
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • Quantitative Analysis for Managers
  • Challenges and Responses of the Global Firm
  • Leading for Organizational Success
  • Lean Systems Analysis 

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BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business

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Updated: 01/29/2024 04:53PM