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Supply Chain Management, Certificate of Achievement

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Banner Code: 3_CN_SCM

Control Number: 22940

Financial Aid Eligible

This Supply Chain Management Certificate of Achievement program prepares students to progress in their careers and educational paths in a wide variety of industries that depend on their supply chains. For learners who are currently working, this program will provide them with the knowledge and skills to move up the career ladder to an analyst role or into another back-office function.

The supply chain management courses available in this certificate prepare students to sit for Council of Supply Chain Management (CSCMP) SCProTM Fundamentals certifications. Courses focus on overall supply chain management, demand planning, inventory control, and warehousing operations.

Potential careers include logistics analysts; industrial production managers; wholesale and retail buyers; cargo and freight agents; production, planning, and expediting clerks; and brokerage clerks. Supply chain positions are required in many industries and in businesses of many sizes.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and data-driven approach.
  2. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate business terms and strategies.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. A grade of P (Pass) is acceptable, however, the student must meet an overall GPA requirement of 2.0 to receive the certificate. To receive the certificate, a student must file a petition for graduation during their final semester prior to the application deadline as noted on the Coastline Graduation webpage

Certificate of Achievement

Certificate programs are designed to prepare individuals to enter a particular field of employment or to provide in-service training to those already employed.  Certificates of Achievements are majors that include 16 units or more and will be posted on the transcript. They may be used as elective units towards the A.A. or A.S. Degree.

  • Student must be in attendance at the time requirements are completed.
  • Students must also earn a minimum of 12 units of coursework at Coastline, excluding experiential credit.
  • A student with prior experience may be excused from certain certificate courses.
  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline no matter how the total number of units required for the certificate can be met.
Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BUS C100Introduction to Business 13
ENGL C136Business Communication 13
or MS C101 Management and Employee Communication
or MGMT C101 Management and Employee Communication
MS C100Principles of Management3
or MGMT C100 Principles of Management
MS C102Human Relations in Business3
or MGMT C115 Human Relations in Business
MGMT C171Supply Chain Management Fundamentals3
or MS C171 Principles of Logistics/Supply Chain Management
MGMT C172Warehousing Operations3
or MS C172 Logistics/Supply Chain Operations
Program Electives
Select three to four units of the following:3-4
Introduction to Accounting
Financial Accounting 1
Managerial Accounting 1
ACCT for Non-Financial Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners
Introduction to Project Management
Business Law/Legal Environment of Business 1
Introduction to International Business
Personal Finance
Entrepreneurial Marketing and Operations
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Introduction to Information Systems
Information Systems, Programming, and Database Management 1
Introduction to Data Analytics
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Interpersonal Communication 2
Public Speaking 2
Intercultural Communication 2
Principles of Microeconomics 1, 2
Principles of Macroeconomics 1, 2
Business and Organizational Ethics
Total Units21-22