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Certificate - BA Level

This certificate prepares individuals to manage various aspects of logistics.

Certificate Objective

Upon completion of the Logistics Management Certificate, students should be able to apply management principles to logistics and supply chain organizations.

Completion

A Logistics Management Certificate will be printed on the transcript of those students who have successfully completed 12 credits of Logistics Management option courses with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 in the designated courses.

Required Courses

  • 3 credits - LGM3000 Logistics Management (3 Credits)
  • 9 credits - Select three of the remaining courses

LGM3000 Logistics Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course provides an overview of the role of logistics in business. Students examine the principles of customer service, ways to plan and manage supply chains, and steps for arranging product transportation and distribution. Students gain practical application and the ability to create logistic strategies.

LGM4000 Transportation Systems 3 credits 5 weeks

Develops an understanding of the strategic role of freight transportation systems in supply chain networks. Emphasis is given to the components of transportation systems, including inter-modal and intra-model competition, their technological features, operational processes and cost conditions, the buyer-seller channels for acquiring transportation services, and the strategic and tactical alternatives for transport procurement.

Prerequisite:
LGM3000

LGM4010 Warehousing and Terminal Management 3 credits 5 weeks

Focuses on the administration of warehouse and inventory management in logistics systems with analysis of customer service, forecasting inventory, investment, layout design, and operation.

Prerequisite:
LGM3000

LGM4020 Strategic Procurement 3 credits 5 weeks

Offers special emphasis on the analysis of supply markets, supplier selection, building and maintaining key supplier relationships for long-term success, strategic planning, and use of information technology. This course develops an understanding of the strategic framework, managerial issues, and best practices related to the planning and execution of “source” processes.

Prerequisite:
LGM3000

LGM4030 Logistics Security 3 credits 5 weeks

This course covers the vulnerabilities of and measures to secure the domestic and global transportation and supply chain networks. Topics covered include security organizations, security-related legislation and strategies, security programs, maritime transportation security, containerized cargo security, land transportation security, food chain security, pharmaceutical chain security, utilities security, cyber security, first response and recovery, and supply-chain security technologies.