The online Supply Chain Management graduate certificate is designed to empower professionals to address the needs of the ever-evolving global marketplace by sharpening analytic skills while learning to leverage relevant technology to make supply chains faster and more efficient. Students will sharpen their analytic skills and strengthen their knowledge of this new and every evolving field.
Courses are offered in 8 week terms.
University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that enables maximum learning and because technology provides students with maximum access to education.
Statistics and Calculus. Request information or call to speak with an adviser about program prerequisites.
(Only required if English is not your native language)
Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.
|Supply Chain Management Strategies||3|
Course Number: GRBA 815
Strategic implications for the management and coordination of supply chains, including both internal and external operations and the information systems necessary for support. Relationships between operations and information systems and other functional areas of organizations, e.g., accounting, marketing, finance, and engineering/R&D are evaluated, along with relationships with other organizations in the supply chain, are emphasized.
|Planning and Controlling Supply Chain Systems||3|
Course Number: MNGT 931/SCMS 832
Taught predominately by the case method with a few classes for review and summary lectures. Concentrates on higher management decisions involving the manufacturing, service, and public sectors. Facilities planning, labor, aggregate planning, strategic planning, capacity management, and trade-off analysis.
|Topics in Lean Supply Chain Management||3|
Course Number: MNGT 995/SCMS 834
Focus on the improvement of supply chain operations through the application of lean management principles. Topics include just-in-time, six-sigma, theory of constraints, and associated tools and applications. The course would be offered primarily in the online MBA program.
|Advanced Enterprise Management Systems||3|
Course Number: SCMS 831
Analytical approach to the design, planning, and control of operations management systems, including domestic and international, manufacturing, and service operations.
|Managing Logistics in the Supply Chain||3|
Course Number: SCMS 844
Examination of physical distribution activities in the marketing mix from the viewpoints of both providers and users of components of logistics systems. Logistics problems of concern to the marketing manager include time and place utility concepts, spatial relationships of markets, channel design, transportation modes, and inventory management.
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.