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Supply Chain Management Education at CSUF Mihaylo College of Business and Economics & University Extended Education

california state university fullerton Founded in 1957, California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is a public university located in Fullerton, California and the largest institution in the CSU System by enrolment. CSUF is a comprehensive, regional university with a global outlook, located in Orange County, a technologically rich and culturally vibrant area of metropolitan Los Angeles. US News & World Report (September 2010) ranks CSUF among Top Public Universities, (No. 10 among Top Public Universities-Master's institutions in the West). CSUF is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

CSUF’s affordable undergraduate and graduate programs provide students the best of current practice, theory and research and integrate professional studies with preparation in the arts and sciences. Located in one of the most vibrant and entrepreneurial business communities in the United States, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton is the largest accredited business school on the West Coast, nationally recognized for accreditation in both its business and accounting programs.

University Extended Education provides quality learning experiences that extend access to the university into the community and around the globe. This division offers a wide selection of educational programs that are accessible (online or in the classroom) and scheduled at convenient times. University Extended Education has programs for working professionals and businesses, international students and groups, Open University and Intersession students, retirees and youth.

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Academic & Professional Development Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • BA in Business Administration - Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration: The Business Administration program offers a broad exposure to business administration and economics. All students in the business administration major are required to complete common requirements in core courses, a capstone course, and Global Business course. In addition, students choose an area of specialization known as the concentration. Operations and supply chain management concentration consists of 18 units.

Professional Development Programs

  • Certificate in Supply Chain Management: The Certificate in Supply Chain Management consists of six required courses totaling 120 hours of lecture, discussion, projects and interactive exercises - those completing the entire certificate will be awarded 12.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Students not pursuing a certificate are welcome to take selected courses individually.

Certificate in Supply Chain Management Courses

  • Introduction to Global Supply Chain Procurement: You will become familiar with the difficulties encountered when procuring from international sources. Through interactive exercises and case studies, you will gain skills and knowledge in understanding, relating to, and working with people of different and diverse cultures.
  • Supply Chain Management: Design & Optimization: This capstone class includes a comprehensive overview of the supply chain, the activities within the supply chain, and the techniques to better manage the supply chain
  • Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: You will learn about supplier selection and development, contract administration, negotiation, commodity analysis, just-in-time purchasing, scrap disposal, international sourcing, and the need for coordination with other functions and activities along the supply chain.
  • Supply Chain Logistics: Discussions focus on warehousing alternatives, transportation and traffic management, types of carriers, and financial and legal issues. You will also learn the current trends in this area including outsource alternatives, using 3PL and 4PL, the latest software tools, and technology trends impacting this dynamic industry.
  • Inventory Control and Management in the Supply Chain: You will learn methods for determining inventory levels, safety stocks, and reorder points. You will also acquire a working knowledge of warehousing and logistics as well as learn how to analyze material flow through the supply chain.
  • Customer and Process Management in the Supply Chain: Analyze the basic elements and strategies of supplier relationships as seen from a customer service perspective.

Last updated: Sep 13, 2017

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