The phrase “Supply Chain Management” was originally coined by Keith Oliver in 1982 and subsequently gained increasing popularity as its usage was proliferated in books and language. That was the start of Supply Chain education.
Since that time there has been an ever increasing number of Universities, Colleges, Institutions and Associations offering credits, diplomas, degrees and certifications in all or some aspect of Supply Chain.
But is just taking courses in basic topics like Procurement, Negotiation, Statistics, Operational Research or Planning sufficient?
While the basic courses are truly important we believe that they are insufficient for really preparing people for a Supply Chain career.
What is missing in Supply Chain education and certification?Continue reading “Supply Chain Education and Certification – What’s Missing?”