IN THIS CHAPTER
Choosing the right certifications
Selecting college and university degrees
Examining online education options
Learning with supply chain management games
To advance through your career as a supply chain professional, you’ll probably need a combination of degrees and certifications, along with a regular dose of online learning and continuing education. This chapter provides information about the most popular supply chain certifications from professional societies like APICS, ISM, CSCMP, and PMI. It also talks about degrees and other credentials that you can earn from traditional community colleges and universities. Finally, the chapter introduces you to online learning options that are now available and two games that can be useful teaching tools.
Credentials such as a certificate or a certification tells your boss, your colleagues, and recruiters that you are knowledgeable about a subject. Many universities, community colleges, professional societies, and online training providers offer ...