Coordinator: Academic Advisor, Department of Operations Management and Information Systems
This certificate is designed for all majors. According to the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals, supply chain management is an integral part of most businesses and is essential to company success and customer satisfaction by boosting customer satisfaction, reducing operating costs, improving financial position, and improving quality of life. This certificate prepares students by developing their quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills to work in this fast-changing area.
Students must maintain good academic standing within the university, achieve a minimum grade of a C in each course applied toward the certificate, and complete all certificate course work within a period of four calendar years. Only courses taken at NIU may be applied toward the certificate. Courses used to satisfy the requirements for the certificate may only be applied toward an undergraduate degree with approval of the major department. Some courses may have prerequisites that are not part of the certificate curriculum.
Students interested in the certificate should contact the undergraduate advisor in the Department of Operations Management and Information Systems.