Program Description

The Logistics Certificate is designed for learners entering the Logistic field or those already working in the field that want to further develop their skills in the areas of coordinating personnel, processes, assets and information to achieve the effective storage, transportation and distribution of goods to minimize costs while providing high levels of customer service. Learners will acquire the skills and tools necessary to apply strategic supply chain management, Lean principles, new applications and effective information management and tracking. This certificate fully ladders into NTC’s Supply Chain Management Associate Degree program. Potential occupations include: Logistics Coordinator, Load Planner, Freight Forwarder, Traffic Manager, Shipping Coordinator, Transportation Supervisor, Warehouse Supervisor, Loader Operator, Shipper, and Logistics Specialist.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Determine the role of logistics within the Supply Chain
  • Examine emerging trends in logistics management
  • Identify principles and strategies for establishing efficient, effective, and sustainable transportation operations
  • Illustrate how lean concepts can be applied to supply chain processes
  • Examine key organizational and managerial decisions in logistics management

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Load Planner/Operator
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Traffic Manager
  • Shipping Coordinator
  • Transportation Supervisor
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Logistics Coordinator

Courses

The Logistics Certificate is a 12 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

FORECASTING AND SCHEDULING 1.00
OPERATIONS CONTROL 1.00
SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS MANAGEMENT 1.00
TECHNOLOGY IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN 1.00
ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SOFTWARE 1.00
BENEFITS & CHALLENGES OF AN ERP SYSTEM 1.00
THE ROLE OF LOGISTICS 1.00
TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT 1.00
WAREHOUSING 1.00
GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 1.00
GLOBAL SOURCING 1.00
GLOBAL LOGISTICS 1.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the Logistics Certificate Earns You:

Admissions Process

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.