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Supply Chain and Logistics Certificate

Realize the future state of production systems and supply chains to meet organization needs and customer demands.

Evaluate key functions and processes within your own company to reduce cost, increase revenue, and satisfy customer needs. Address inherent variability and waste present in both production and supply chain systems. Quantify supply, demand, and required inventory levels to develop insights for managerial recommendations.

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You can combine three certificates into a customized master’s degree - one that suits your specific career and educational goals. After you complete your choice of certificates, finish an integrative project that brings together everything you have learned into a comprehensive graduate degree.

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Reduce Throughput Times, Inventory and Optimize Value-Add

Learn to employ the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model to drive design and performance improvement within your firm. Manage key functions and processes within the supply chain to reduce costs, increase revenue, and satisfy customer needs.

Use Value Stream Mapping and Lean principles to improve material and information flows in a production and supply chain system. Establish a vision for the desired future state of production systems and supply chains to more effectively meet customer demands.

Then, apply an analytic approach to develop descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive models to supply chain and logistics management scenarios. 

Supply Chain and Logistics Certificate Online Courses

ISYE 6600: Design of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains

Employ the SCOR model to design a system and improve performance within a manufacturing firm. Diagnose issues within a bill of materials, develop a supply chain and logistics network and utilize the sales and operation planning process to meet projected demand.

ISYE 6210: Theory of Production Scheduling

Establish a vision for the desired future state of a production system and supply chain to more effectively meet customer demands within your own company. Use Lean production and supply chain principles to unify production and improve material and information flows.

MGMT 6350: Supply Chain Analytics

Leverage practical analytic tools to deliver insights and respond in context to a supply chain question, problem, or decision. Use linear programming, time series, and statistical analysis to optimize capacity allocation across multiple facilities, accounting for time and cost.

It’s definitely rewarding when you complete one Rensselaer project and move on to the next challenge, knowing you are supported by the Instructor Mentor along the way. The certificate has been instrumental as my role has evolved and the industry continues to change.

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David Stec

Faculty Spotlight: David Stec

"It’s an honor to mentor professionals as they think about their relationship with their processes, use tools specific to their industry and gain confidence that they can make effective change."

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