Ivy Tech Corporate College announces new online supply chain management courses

Certificate-based program aims to improve control of supply chain processes and performance.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
January 02, 2014 - MMH Editorial

Ivy Tech Corporate College has announced an expansion of its online supply chain program. The new certificate-based, job-ready courses focus on the key business disciplines of logistics and supply chain management, featuring content developed by top U.S. News & World Report-ranked Michigan State University (MSU).

This 100% online course is intended for procurement and sourcing professionals in any industry responsible for creating competitive environments and identifying cost savings. It’s also ideal for managers and executives who are responsible for supply chain processes and developing initiatives to support supply chain performance.

There are several high-level supply chain online courses offered in this unique online partnership conducted by Michigan State University faculty:

Supply Chain Management I
Supply Chain Management II
Distribution Fulfillment
Manufacturing Planning & Control
Strategic Sourcing
Global Supply Chain Management

“Ivy Tech Corporate College is very excited to add these prestigious, 100% online, video-based programs to our course offerings, providing Indiana’s supply chain professionals an effective and efficient way to enhance their skill-sets to advance in their career,” said Dr. Jeff Pittman, vice president of Ivy Tech Corporate College Online Education, Information Technology and Entrepreneurial Outreach.

For additional information and registration visit: http://www.ivytech.edu/corporatecollege/onlinetraining



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Josh Bond, Associate Editor
Josh Bond is an associate editor to Modern. Josh was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and contributing editor, has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce. Contact Josh Bond

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