Michigan State University

Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management

Learn how to reduce costs across the supply chain, driving operational excellence throughout all levels. MSU is ranked No 1 for Supply Chain/Logistics Graduate Degree Programs*
*For 5 consecutive years by the U.S. News & World Report 2018-2022.

5 out of 6 learners get positive career growth.
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Starts on 1 June 2024 – 6 Months Duration

This program is offered in partnership with upGrad, a global leader in higher online education with 2 million learners across 100 countries worldwide. With the latest technology, pedagogy, industry partners and world-class faculty, upGrad creates immersive online learning experiences for learners globally.

Michigan State University

Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management

Earn a Global Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University upon successful completion of the program.

  • Supply Chain Management I and Supply Chain Management II are required. Choose between Strategic Sourcing or Integrated Logistics Strategy as your elective.
  • Be part of a global program and learn from your colleagues
  • Learn from the best in the industry
  • Only a soft copy of the certificate is issued directly from Michigan State University. Learners do not get any certificate if they have failed in the program
  • Once the learner has completed the program, certificate can be downloaded from the MSU Canvas portal

Key Program Highlights


Online, 3 classes with 8 weeks per course, live faculty interaction


Michigan State University (MSU) accredited


6 months, 8-10 hours/week


Ideal for sourcing/purchasing professionals


USD 2,540


Discussion Board and strong peer network

Course Overview

Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Value and Processes
Customer Service Overview
Business Models and Sourcing Overview
Manufacturing and Integrated Planning
Forecasting and Woodmere Case
Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) Overview
Supply Chain Globalisation

Inventory, Transportation, and Warehousing
Supply Chain Design
Operational, Financial, and Performance Measurement
Assignment – Cooper Processing Company
Assignment – Marks & Spencer
Supply Chain Risk Management
Supply Chain Outsourcing and Spares
Supply Chain Organisation and Trends

Logistics’ Role in 21st Century Supply Chains
Customer Relationship Management and Logistics Outsourcing
Order Management and RFID Applications in Supply Chain
Inventory Management and the Financial Implications of Inventory
Warehouse Management I
Warehouse Management II
Network Design – System Integration

Setting the stage
Organisational Structure and the Purchasing Process
Category Management
Supplier Evaluation and Selection
Negotiations, Legal Issues and Ethics
Supplier Performance Management and Cost Management
Risk Management and Global Sourcing
Electronic Sourcing

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