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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CSUDH is Fully Accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges).


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.

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Taking Online Courses from CSUDH

Courses offered via the web from CSUDH cover the same curriculum as those offered at local industry sites. In order to participate, you need an e-mail account and access to the World Wide Web. If you are taking an Internet class, you’ll automatically be set up in the campus' learning management system (LMS) which is the software package used to administer the class. You can also call the CCPE Registration Office at 310-243-3741 for access instructions if you do not receive them by email.

Note: If you’re planning to take this program utilizing only your company’s Internet access (we allow two electronic addresses per student) make sure you can readily reach us and that our email readily reaches you. If you have problems (usually because of "firewalls") you should contact your company’s system coordinator. You may want to consider accessing the Internet either from home, a local library or school or in some other way until these problems can be resolved. We have little to no difficulty with most systems but we feel it best if problems are encountered and resolved BEFORE you begin 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.

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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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. ► ►


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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 Information & Registration

There are no prerequisites for enrollment and no admission process.
When you're ready to register for courses, call 310-243-3741 (Option 1).
If you have previously taken a class at CSUDH, you can register at myCSUDH ( using your CSUDH account.

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.

Have other questions?
Check this program's FAQs (if provided), or simply call 310-243-2075, email, or use our LiveChat ↘ to ask questions or leave a detailed message regarding this program.