Current Courses

Course Description

This is a two-semester certificate offered in the Fall and Spring. Classes will be taught at Sonoma State University one evening a week, from 6:00-9:40 pm. Each course will consist of 14 lecture/discussion sessions and a pass/fail final exam.

  • There are no prerequisites for the Supply and Demand course or the Planning and Execution course and they can be taken in any order.
  • Taking Supply and Demand first is preferred.
  • Cost per course: $2050
  • Required Texts: (To be determined, a single text will cover both courses)

Supply and Demand (Offered Fall 2018)

  • Supply chain fundamentals, operating environments, financial fundamentals
  • Market driven demand, voice of the customer, demand management
  • Product and process design, capacity management, forecasting, planning
  • Inventory fundamentals, purchasing cycle, distribution

Planning and Execution (Offered Spring 2019)

  • Demand management, sales and operations planning, master planning and scheduling
  • Inventory management, material requirements planning, capacity planning and balancing
  • Execution and control of operations, quality management, communications, continual improvement
  • Business environment, corporate strategy, developing and implementing operational strategy

Fall 2018

Operations and Supply Chain Management - BUS 800; Sec 103; #4271 - Cancelled