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Transportation Distribution and Logistics Advanced Certificate

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Advanced Certificate (AC)

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Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

Program/Plan Number

0738

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

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Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

6  CH
​Any General Education Mathematics course                                                                                               3
English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Program Core Requirements

24  CH
Computer Information Systems
CIS 120
Intro to Microcomputers 3
Fundamental concepts of computer information systems as applied to microcomputers in business and personal use; includes hands-on experience with a variety of microcomputer software. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the consent of Departments Chairperson. ARC: 3 times.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Supply Chain Mgmt & Logistics
SCML 150
Intro To Transportation Administration 3
This course covers transportation practices and strategies for the 21st century Provides an overview of basic principles and processes for transportation related functions in both the public and private sectors; covers state and federal regulations; provides a historical look at transportation in the U.S. and the impact it has on the economy; characteristics of different modules of transportation will be discussed. The role and importance of transportation in the economy and its relationship to the supply chain will be covered in detail. Transportation modes - trucks, rail, air, and water - will be examined for both domestic and global transportation. Review support functions for transportation management. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 152
Intro To Business Logistics 3
An introduction to the interrelated activities involved with the inbound, in process and outbound movement and storage of goods as well as the related information from the manufacturer to the consumer. There will be a special emphasis placed on how the functional areas of logistics such as customer service, transportation, inventory control, warehousing and packaging impact supply channel decision-making. Introduction and analysis of the logistics concept to include a brief history of logistics, the management of transportation, inventory, packaging, warehousing, materials handling, order processing, facility location and customer service. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. .
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 154
Customer Service Operations 3
An introduction to customer service operations and to the key elements of customer service that are necessary to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. Key elements include: the customer order process, reverse logistics, characteristics of good customer service, customer relationship management (CRM), customer life cycle (CLC), service performance metrics, supplier management inventory, order management, delivery and tracking and approaches to addressing challenging customer situations that inhibit satisfaction. Covers the fundamentals of finish goods movements from the point of production to the receipt by the customer; includes transportation, warehousing, inventory deployment and physical distribution. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 155
Warehouse Management 3
Overview of warehouse equipment, procedures, facility layout, the role of the warehouse and logistic and business. This course will enable students to understand the various functions involved in the operation of a warehouse. Key elements include: the role of warehousing in the supply chain, storage and handling techniques, performance metrics, customer service considerations, and safety concerns across various types of distribution facilities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 158
Purchasing 3
An introduction to purchasing roles and functions. Functions include: strategic sourcing, purchasing operations, supply chain management, project management, credit, receiving, delivery tracking, supplier selection and administration, qualification of new suppliers, preparing purchase orders, negotiating price and delivery, strategic customer/vendor relationships, and resolution of problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 159
Inventory Management 3
Fundamental principles of inventory control; inventory classifications – raw materials, work-in-process, finished goods and maintenance, repair and operations inventory. Using Pareto analysis (80/20 rule) and ABC classifications; importance of inventory record accuracy; inventory turnover and other inventory measurements; principles of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II); inventory control systems; internal and external lead time and cumulative lead time; excess and obsolete inventory; role of inventory control in the logistics process and organization; physical inventories and cycle counting; and scheduling techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 160
Operations Management 3
This course provides management and analytical concepts/tools for the management of operations and the decision-making process within the scope of the supply chain. Recently, operations strategy has provided companies with a competitive advantage in supply chains and transportation. Decision-making regarding operational issues is one of the most common tasks within organizations. This course will enable the student to perform the quantitative analysis necessary and understand the management issues in order to make good operational decisions within the supply chain. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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