New Online Program in Supply Chain Management
Raritan Valley Community College will offer a new Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion program beginning this fall. The fully online program, which is designed for those new to the industry or currenting working in the field, will provide educational opportunities to prepare participants for entry-level and middle-level employment in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) industry.
To assist future and current employees with staying up-to-date in the field and meeting the changing needs of the workforce, the program also will provide ongoing professional opportunities for students. Program faculty will include industry experts who also will serve on an advisory board to provide insight into the curriculum and keep the program current.
To learn more about RVCC’s new Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion program, register for a virtual Information Session, June 15, at 5 p.m., at https://raritanval-edu.zoom.us/j/87971664883 or www.raritanval.edu/visit.
The 18-credit program, which can be completed in two semesters, includes courses focusing on such topics as supply chain management, transportation, purchasing, inventory management, logistics technology, and operations management.
Businesses are looking for supply chain professionals to continuously increase the organization’s capability by reducing costs and improving the efficiency of relationships, both internal and external. RVCC’s new program addresses a national skills gap, helping to equip employees with much-needed, multi-faceted skills in the area of operations, transportation, and planning.
As the local logistics industry continues to become an increasingly important part of an international business network, the Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion is designed to meet the employment opportunities and workforce needs of the field. The program provides a strong foundation in the core principles and applications required to prepare students for industry employment. Specifically, this program emphasizes the essentials of supply chain and operations management, the transportation and distribution process, warehousing, and sourcing, as well as the professional business and communication skills required to excel in the field. The credits earned in this certificate program can be used toward RVCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Business Management – Supply Chain Option program.
Graduates of the new Certificate of Completion program will be able to:
• Apply inventory management and control concepts in planning and forecasting
• Explain purchasing processes, policies, and procedures
• Demonstrate problem-solving utilizing technology in logistics and supply chain management
• Compare modes of transportation and related policies
RVCC’s Fall Semester classes begin August 31.
For additional information about the new Supply Chain Management Certificate of Completion program, or registering for the June 15 Information Session, contact Tracy Rimple, Chair, Business and Public Service Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.
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May 20, 2022