What to Look for in a Supply Chain Management Certification Program

by Richard C. Wilson on July 11, 2012

A supply chain management certification can be an excellent way to increase your knowledge in the supply chain management field. If you have decided to further your education and pursue a certification, you will want to find a program that is the best for you.  Here are some things to look for in a supply chain management certification program.

Flexible – If you are a working adult, it is a good option to find a flexible certification program. There are many types of certification programs. Whether you choose a residential or online program, you will want one that is easy to work around your schedule.

Current – One of the most valuable benefits of a certification in supply chain management is the update of knowledge. Having current skills and knowledge can be the difference in getting a job or promotion or not.  A certification gives you an update to your resume.

Accredited/Recognized – When choosing a program, you want to find one that is accredited or at least recognized within the field of supply chain management.  This will help ensure that you are getting quality and current information as well as giving you something to make your stand out on your resume.

Getting a supply chain management certification is a great way to continue your education, refresh knowledge, or update your resume.  With so many programs available, doing your research before enrolling can help you find a quality program that will work for you.

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