Supply Chain Management


Supply Chain Management Certificate Online

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The Program

The Certificate in Supply Chain Management offers supply chain management training classes online and at company-sponsored sites.

Who Should Attend

Supply Chain Management and Production and Inventory ControlThe certificate is designed for those who wish to gain a broad education in the principles of supply chain management. Those already in the fields of production and inventory control, manufacturing, quality assurance, purchasing and procurement as well as those anticipating a career change will benefit from practical training in classes presented by professionals currently employed in the field.

Course topics include: supply chain management, detailed scheduling and planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, inventory management, supplier planning, procurement, operations execution and control, production processes, quality incentives, inventory control, master planning of resources, forecasting, master scheduling, strategic management of resources, and integrating operating processes into the strategic plan.


  • Improves employment marketability
  • Helps prepare student for national certification examinations
  • Taught by leading professionals in the field
  • Prepares student for employment in aerospace, electronics, military, hospitals, retail, and warehousing
  • Combines broad education in principles of supply chain management with practical hands-on training
  • Provides three units of Bachelor's degree (upper division) applicable credit for each course successfully completed
  • Taught online and at company-sponsored sites

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I have had the privilege of being a student in Professor Putz' Supply Chain Management course, and it has been an incredibly enriching experience. Professor Putz possesses a profound knowledge of the subject, which is evident in every lecture and discussion. Their ability to break down complex concepts into understandable segments makes learning both accessible and enjoyable.
What sets Professor Putz apart is his real-world experience in the field of supply chain management, incorporating practical examples and case studies into the curriculum, which provides valuable insights into how theoretical concepts are applied in real-world scenarios. This approach not only deepens our understanding but also prepares us for future professional challenges.
Additionally, their teaching style is highly interactive and engaging. Professor Putz encourages class participation and fosters an environment where every question is welcomed and thoughtfully answered. This has led to lively and informative class discussions, enhancing the learning experience for all.
Beyond academic prowess, Professor Putz’ commitment to student success is truly commendable. They are always available to offer guidance and support, whether it's for class-related queries or career advice. Their mentorship has had a significant impact on my academic journey and career aspirations.
In conclusion, Professor Putz is an outstanding educator and mentor. Their expertise in supply chain management, coupled with a genuine passion for teaching and student success, makes their class a must-attend for anyone interested in this field. I am grateful for the knowledge and skills I have gained under their guidance and highly recommend their course to future students.—Rai Ebreo, Fall 2023


The tuition for each three-unit course is in the course schedule. Textbooks and other related materials are not included in the tuition. Projected budget to complete the certificate program is approximately $3,500 (including all materials). There are five courses in the program.

Certificate Requirements

No application is required for entering the certificate program. To earn the certificate, you must complete the five courses offered achieving an over-all grade point average of 2.5 or better. The certificate must be completed within three years once the student has started the program.


Instructor Profiles

About the Supply Chain Management Instructor

Frank Putz, Faculty Frank Putz, MBA, Instructor, Lifetime A.P.P., Lifetime C.P.M., CPSM Review Instructor, with over 30 years of experience in electronics, material planning, and military procurement practices. He has taught classes in economics, management, supply management (purchasing) and supply chain management. He has been teaching classes for CSUDH for over 20 years. He earned his BA in Economics, MBA, and Production and Inventory Control Certificate from CSUDH. ► ►



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Financial Assistance: WIOA Funding

Out of work and need training? 

This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act. Visit our WIOA Assistance Steps and the America's Job Center website for more information.

Digital Certificate Request

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of the required courses.

Note: Once you have completed all the required courses, you may request your certificate via our online application. The processing time is approximately 6-8 weeks from the time of submission, and includes both a digital certificate link and a printed physical certificate.

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Accreditation & State Authorization


CSUDH is fully accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges).

State Authorization

California State University Dominguez Hills provides the following information for its online and distance learning students in compliance with State Authorization information & Consumer Complaints federal Title IV regulation. Federal law [Section668.43(b)] requires all institutions must disclose to all students or prospective students the complaint agency in all states where students reside. If a student has a complaint or concern, information on how to contact a state agency and register a complaint, can be found at the following website:

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 Information & Registration

When you're ready to register for courses, call 310-243-3741 (Option 1). 

The deadline to enroll for courses for most certificate programs is FOUR (4) BUSINESS DAYS or earlier before the class begins; please check the Course Schedule for the program to ensure that you can enroll on time.

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