Central Ohio has become a major distribution hub for multiple
large businesses, including Amazon, FedEx, Kohls, Intel and
other suppliers/manufacturers. In order to prepare graduates
for the logistics and supply chain management environment, COTC
has developed a one-year certificate and an associate degree
to address the need for trained, educated employees to support
the major distribution growth occurring in Central Ohio.
The Associate of Applied Business in Supply Chain
Management is designed to provide the student with the
opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the critical role
of supply chain management in today’s business environment.
You receive an introduction to the field of supply chain
management in conjunction with basic business management skills
and a well-rounded general college education. Key components
of this degree include project/operations management,
manufacturing, logistics, strategic planning, scheduling and
coordinating resources, purchasing and inventory management.
The Supply Chain Management One-Year Certificate
provides working individuals with an opportunity to expand their
skillset for career advancement or a career change.
Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:
- Understand the essential roles of supply chain management and
- Apply the current supply chain theories, practices and
concepts utilizing case problems and problem-based learning
- Utilize computer-based supply chain optimization tools,
including selected state-of-the-art supply chain software suites.
- Utilize critical management skills such as negotiating,
planning, working effectively within a diverse business
environment, and ethical decision-making.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication,
critical thinking, team building and presentation skills applied
to business problems.
- Apply value chain concepts to warehouse, distribution and
You may be eligible to take the
APICS Certified Supply Chain Certification (CSCP) exam.