Supply Chain Management Certificate

Supply Chain Management

This program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Supply Chain Management (SCM) encompasses the people, processes and technology responsible for bringing goods and services to the customer and consumer. In today’s competitive business environment, organizations must share effective and efficient supply chains to ensure sustainable growth and profitability.

Earn 4 Certificates in 1 Program in Just Over 1 Year

Earn four certificates with the successful completion of this program - in just over one year:

  1. Procurement
  2. Inventory/Production Control
  3. Supply Chain Management
  4. Logistics

Benefits of This Fast Track Program

  • Earn college credit that can be applied toward an accredited Associate's degree.
  • Prepare to enter a new industry or advance your career within SCM.
  • Apply newly acquired knowledge within your current position.
  • Get support from academic counselors throughout the program.
  • Interact and share experiences with fellow students as part of a cohort.
  • Learn from established industry professionals with SCM expertise.  

What You'll Learn

  • The various components of an End-to-End (E2E) supply chain within an organization
  • How the supply chain drives the overall business and financial objectives 
  • Each of the processes involved within specific supply chain functions
  • The role of technology in supply chain management 
  • Regulatory, legal and global implications of SCM 
  • The current trends in the industry including consumer and customer behavior and expectations
  • How to evaluate the challenges, opportunities and operations associated with SCM
  • How to solve problems within the quantitative and qualitative framework of an SCM program
  • The types of positions and careers available within SCM today

Space is limited for the Tuesday, August 13, 2019 program start.

Supply Chain Management Certificate Program Courses

Classes held at the Harper Professional Center (HPC) in Schaumburg

Your actual schedule may be different.
Orientation Session Attend a mandatory orientation focused on your success in the program.
Semester 1 Course Credits Course Name
  SCM 101 Supply Chain Management
  SCM 126 3 Demand Planning
  SCM 122 3 Inventory Management
Semester 2 Course Credits Course Name
  SCM 125 3 Procurement
  SCM 259 3 Sourcing and Supply Management
  Procurement Certificate earned.
Semester 3 Course Credits Course Name
  SCM 120 3 Production Control
  SCM 226 3 Advanced Planning and Integration
  Inventory/Production Control Certificate earned.
  SCM 124 3 Warehouse Operations
Semester 4 Course Credits  Course Name
  SCM 123 3 Transportation
  SCM 228 3 Logistics Design and Strategy
  Completion: Logistics Certificate and
Supply Chain Management Certificate earned.
 Total program credits: 30

Job Outlook and Wage Information

Harper's Supply Chain Management certificate programs can help you prepare for positions in:

  • Purchasing/Procurement and Supply Management
  • Operations and Production Control
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Warehouse Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Materials Management
  • Demand Planning
  • Customer Service and Fulfillment Operations
  • Supply Chain Analytics and Coordination

Purchasing Agent

Logistics Analyst

Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks

First-Line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers

Supply Chain Manager

More Information

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Next Steps

To learn more about Harper's Fast Track Supply Chain Management Certificate, call us at 847.925.6438.