Supply Chain Management Technician - Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
David Maier: 313-845-9890,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-112

Program Description


Presents practical skills and knowledge for front line workers who are interested in entering the field of logistics and supply chain management. Introduces the basic business functions and their relations to the field of supply chain management, logistics, transportation and warehouse management. Provides fundamental reading, writing, mathematics, computer, and spreadsheets skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Develop a working knowledge necessary to become a 21st century front line worker in supply chain management and logistics.
  2. Develop mastery of the core competencies of material handling at the front-line (entry-level to front-line supervisor) required to pass MSCC CLA/CLT certification test.
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge and basic skills specifically in the areas of logistics, transportation, and warehouse management.
  4. Exhibit proper communication, computer, and mathematics skills necessary for an entry-level position in supply chain management.
Career Opportunities
  • Customer Service Manager
  • International Logistics Manager
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Services Salesperson
  • Logistics Software Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Systems Support Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Coordinator
  • Warehouse Operations Manager

Occupational Exposure/Risk

Varies by career in SCM. Operations, transportation, and warehouse management could have slightly greater physical risk than other positions within a firm.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.