Supply Chain Management Fundamentals – Online Microcredential

Learn the basics of global production processes

The global supply chain is an integral part of life as we know it, and it will remain that way far into the future. Take advantage of the opportunity to gain foundational knowledge and analytical skills that will help you positively impact critical functions of supply operations by earning a microcredential in supply chain management fundamentals online from Oregon State University.

As you move through this 12-credit microcredential, you’ll develop decision-making skills related to project and inventory management as well as the ability to apply process management concepts and tools — including Total Quality Management and Six Sigma — to solve workplace problems.

The supply chain management fundamentals microcredential is offered by Oregon State’s renowned College of Business and delivered online by nationally ranked OSU Ecampus.

Coursework

Required courses (12 credits)

Skills

The in-demand skills you'll develop as a student in this microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Enterprise resource planning
  • Forecasting
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • Operations
  • Process improvement
  • Scheduling
  • Supply chain planning

Start working toward a business degree

Not only will earning a microcredential in supply chain management fundamentals give you skills that set you apart in the job market, but it will also put you on a pathway toward earning a business degree online. You can apply the 12 microcredential credits directly toward a variety of Oregon State’s online bachelor’s degrees in business.

If you plan to apply these credits toward a full degree, we encourage you to first contact the program to learn about the degree requirements. Please note that acceptance into a microcredential does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program.

How to apply

When applying to the supply chain management fundamentals microcredential, you should apply as a nondegree (visiting) student. Check out the resources available to you as a nondegree student while pursuing this microcredential online.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are renowned for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation’s 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
Login

Related stories

3 reasons to earn a business and communications microcredential online

The field of business and communications is rapidly evolving. And employers need people with the relevant and in-demand skills to meet organizational needs. Enter: microcredentials. In a few short courses, you can gain skills in business and communications and earn a digital badge to signify...

7 insights from an Ecampus student turned entrepreneur

OSU Ecampus graduate-turned-entrepreneur Hannah Thelen shares her seven best tips on how to start a small business as a student, while doing well in school and more.

Oregon State ranked #4 for best online business bachelor’s degrees

Oregon State delivers seven business bachelor’s degree programs online, and according to U.S. News & World Report, they are among the very best in the nation. The 2022 list of Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs ranks OSU Ecampus No. 4 overall,...