Purchasing and Inventory Management
Certificate - 30 credits
About this program
The Purchasing and Inventory Management program teaches students how to manage a department by handling a large volume of information, serving customers and operating database computer systems. The program will teach students how to order and keep inventories, receive supplies in an organized system, update price lists and manage inventories.
- Apply introductory concepts in management and sales.
- Utilize financial models and information in sales predictions and decisions.
- Develop inventory management knowledge including purchasing, distribution and cost methodologies.
- Demonstrate the professional characteristics necessary to be successful in the industry.
- Develop and demonstrate selling and communication skills.
- Use consumer behavior, selling and account management knowledge to analyze opportunities and solve problems.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
|9||Restricted electives in course types|
Parts, Purchasing and Inventory Mgt
9 credits from these course types:
1st Fall Term - 15 credits
|BUS1100 - Business Computers||3|
|BUS1130 - Introduction to Inventory Control and Purchasing||3|
|BUS1300 - Financial Statement Analysis||3|
|MKTG1106 - Professional Selling||3|
3 credits from these course types:
1st Spring Term - 15 credits
|INTE1100 - Industry Internship Experience||3|
|MKTG1040 - Consumer Behavior||3|
|MKTG1114 - Customer Experience||3|
6 credits from these course types: