This is entry-level coursework, so you do not have to have a strong foundation in logistics to succeed. The ideal candidate will have at least moderate logistics and supply chain understanding and a willingness to learn!
The logistics micro credential program takes place over the course of the second 8 weeks of the Spring semester. Classes begin March 21, 2022 and will be completed on May 12, 2022. Students will enroll in all three courses, which will be structured as follows:
- Introduction to Business Logistics (LMGT 1319): A systems approach to managing activities associated with traffic, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. 8-week course that runs March 21, 2022 through May 12, 2022
- Introduction to Materials Handling (LMGT 1321): Introduces the concepts and principles of materials management to include inventory control and forecasting activities. 8-week course that runs March 21, 2022 through May 12, 2022
- Warehouse and Distribution Center Management (LMGT 1325): Emphasis on physical distribution and total supply chain management. Includes warehouse operations management, hardware and software operations, bar codes, organizational effectiveness, just-in-time, and continuous replenishment. 8-week course that runs March 21, 2022 through May 12, 2022
The Logistics micro credential program is completely online. There is not an on-campus component and courses are delivered remotely (online). However, students are welcome to utilizes on-campus resources as needed.
Because this is an in-demand field that needs workers, there is a special scholarship available that may fully cover the cost for Texas residents. For more information, please contact Jimmy Smith at the contact information below.
The only catch is that you have to act quickly to take advantage of this amazing opportunity. The scholarship is only available for a limited time, so it is important that you enroll for the classes that start March 21.