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.


Required courses (12 credits)

Prerequisite courses

Some courses within Oregon State's online microcredential offerings may require you to complete prerequisites in order to enroll. Before applying, it's important to understand the timing and schedule for when microcredential courses are offered, including any prerequisite courses.

Please contact the program lead for more details or connect with the Ecampus enrollment services team to learn more.


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.


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