Preparing for a career in supply chain management

St. Petersburg College's Supply Chain Management Certificate prepares you to work in any aspect of supply chain, from warehousing to distribution to customer service. 

Organizations in almost every industry depend on supply chain professionals to manage and oversee the processes that bring products and services to market and result in organizational success. Organizations must manage the flow of products, information and funds in a synchronized fashion, which is increasingly becoming complex in today's global marketplace.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2016 Employment

4,050

2026

4,700

Percent Change

16

Projected Job Openings

390

What you learn in SPC's Supply Chain Management Certificate

  • The know-how to formulate solutions
  • How organizations use supply chain networks to acquire, produce and deliver goods and services to meet the needs of their growing and varied customer base.

Supply Chain Management Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

SCM-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2016 (520)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2016 (520), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Greg Nenstiel
Dean
727-341-3026
nenstiel.greg@spcollege.edu


Program Summary

This certificate program prepares students to work in any aspect of supply chain, from warehousing to distribution to customer service. Supply Chain Management is a critical function in any organization. Organizations in almost every industry depend on supply chain professionals to manage and oversee the processes that bring products and services to market and result in organizational success. Organizations must manage the flow of products, information, and funds in a synchronized fashion, which is increasingly becoming complex in today's global marketplace.
The strategic teams of today are increasingly comprised of supply chain professionals who oversee and provide strategic direction to these various dynamics. As a result, they can often benefit from additional education and credentials that will assist them in their current position or provide opportunities for advancement.
St. Petersburg College's certificate in Supply Chain can provide the opportunity to develop and sharpen the knowledge necessary to formulate solutions and the understanding of how organizations use supply chain networks to acquire, produce, and deliver goods and services to meet the needs of their growing and varied customer base.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0652020901: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Federal CIP Code

52.0209: Transportation/Mobility Management.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Our certificate in Supply Chain can prepare you for a variety of careers in the supply chain industry. These positions can include the following:
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Logistics Associate
  • Inventory Specialist
  • Procurement Associate
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Product Supply Leads
  • Receiving Clerks
  • Production Schedulers
  • Demand Planners

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 18 credits

GEB 1011 Introduction to Business 3
GEB 2214 Business Communications 3
MAN 2582 Introduction to Project Management 3
MAN 1590 Supply Chain Practices 3
MAN 1500 Supply Chain Operations 3
MAN 2571 Supply Chain Planning 3
Total Credits 18

Continuing your education at SPC

Our Supply Chain Management Certificate is part of and transfers to SPC's Business Administration A.S. Degree. This A.S. degree transfers to SPC's bachelor's degrees in Business AdministrationManagement and Organizational Leadership or Sustainability Management.

SHORT-TERM TRAINING

SPC also offers short-term business training and professional development courses through our Workforce Institute.

Business Administration Certificate