Supply Chain and Logistics
Through generous grant support from JPMorgan Chase, an Associate in Applied Science degree is now available in Global Logistics and Distribution Management along with certificates in Supply Chain Management and Logistics.
The Supply Chain Industry is the fastest growing and second largest employment sector in the United States (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), employing individuals with varied backgrounds, including ex-military personnel. Current employment needs include: leadership, the ability to adapt to global and technological disruptions, communication, analytical and inter-personal skills, problem solving ability as well as knowledge of global risks and trends.
APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional Exam Preparation
The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) is the first comprehensive educational program designed especially for supply chain management and operations professionals. The CSCP program takes a broad view of operations, extending beyond internal operations to encompass the entire supply chain - from supplier, through the company, to the end consumer.
The program provides professionals with the knowledge necessary to understand and manage the integration and coordination of end-to-end supply chain activities. To earn the APICS CSCP designation, candidates must pass one comprehensive four-hour exam with 175 questions taken from more than 150 references.
APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management
Exam preparation review courses are designed for professionals in operations and inventory management who would like to earn the professional CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) designation. A weekend instructional format allows a concentrated review of topics.
Fast Track CPIM Exam Prep courses:
APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management (APX 7001)
APICS Master Planning of Resources (APX 7101)
APICS Execution and Control of Operations (APX 7401)
APICS Detailed Scheduling and Planning (APX 7310)
APICS Strategic Management of Resources (APX 7501)
Global Logistics Center
The center offers programs for individuals seeking jobs in logistics, transportation, warehousing, import/export compliance, business processes and more. Choose shorter courses or longer-term certificates and degree programs, including workplace learning opportunities.
Employers may work directly with the center for start up or growth to expand operations in global trade. Employers and organizations also may request custom design and delivery of training to employees in Mecklenburg County. Programs range in level of difficulty, length and format while providing either skills and competencies alone or in conjunction with credit-based degrees and certificates.
APX 7001. Fast Track: APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0
This course is designed to prepare the student for certification in production and inventory management by presenting the basics of supply chain management.
APX 7101. Fast Track: APICS Master Planning of Resources. 0.0 Hours. Class-16.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0
This course prepares individuals for certification in production and inventory management. Help organizations improve workplace performance in production and planning of resources.
APX 7310. Fast Track: Detailed Scheduling and Planning. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0
Explore various techniques for material and capacity scheduling, including concepts and techniques of material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, inventory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning. New applications such as material-dominated scheduling and processor-dominated scheduling are applicable to the process industries as well as other mature production environments.
APX 7401. Fast Track: Execution and Control of Operations. 0.0 Hours. Class-30.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0
Candidates focus on the areas of prioritizing and sequencing work, executing work plans and implementing controls, reporting activity results, and providing evaluation feedback on performance. The course explains techniques for scheduling and controlling production processes, the execution of quality initiatives and continuous improvement plans, and the control of handling inventories.
APX 7501. Fast Track: Apics Strategic Management of Resources. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0
Explore the relationship of existing and emerging processes and technologies to manufacturing strategy and supply chain-related functions. The course addresses three main topics: aligning resources with the strategic plan, configuring and integrating operating processes to support the strategic plan and implementing change.
SCP 8000. APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional Exam Prep. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0
The Certified Supply Chain Professional program is designed for supply chain management and operations professionals. It takes a broad view, extending beyond internal operations encompassing the entire supply chain. The program provides knowledge needed to manage complete supply chain activities, from the supplier to end user.
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