The Graduate Certificate in Optimization and Supply Chain Management program is offered by the Marshall School of Business in partnership with the Viterbi School of Engineering. The program offers individuals opportunities to expand their knowledge of the rapidly growing uses of technology and data analysis to improve the management of global supply chains.
The program focuses on teaching the necessary knowledge and skills to optimize performance in areas like product introduction; strategic procurement; outsourcing; logistics and distribution; and global supply management
The certificate may be completed on either a full- or part-time basis. Most classes applicable to the program are offered during both daytime and evening hours. Many of the ISE courses included in the curriculum are available online.
Individuals seeking a career change into the field should instead consider the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management.