Logistics

Logistics Certificate

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The Logistics program is designed for those individuals wishing to enter the job market with the skills to perform a variety of job functions in the logistics and supply chain field. Logistics specialists evaluate and organize a firms’ supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. Students learn to manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered. Designed to introduce logistics principles to students seeking first-time employment in supply chain management or for more experienced individuals desiring to expand their knowledge.

Courses address Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certified Logistics Associate Content Area.

The Anoka Technical College Logistics certificate is a 16-credit program designed for individuals wishing to enter the job market with the skills to perform a variety of job functions in the logistics and supply chain field. The program introduces logistics principles to students seeking first-time employment in supply chain management or for more experienced individuals desiring to expand their knowledge.

Logistics specialists evaluate and organize a firms’ supply chain-the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer.  Students learn to manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered.

Graduates will:
  • Have knowledge and understanding of analytical tools used in logistics
  • Have knowledge and understanding to apply current local, state, federal, and international laws to large scale transport and storage of materials
  • Be prepared to identify and work with ethical/legal issues related to purchasing and transportation of goods and material
  • Have knowledge and skills to analyze potential opportunities in the management of supply chain
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of customer satisfaction.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for the Logistics program.

Credits

 Technical Education
Credits
TLIT 1005      Technology Fundamentals
3
LGA 1000   Transportation and Logistics Strategy
3
LGA 1005  Logistics Network Management
3
LGA 1010  Warehouse Administration
3
LGA 1015  Safety Regulations
2
LGA 1020      Logistics Internship  2

 Total Credits    

16

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certification must meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

 

To see how this program transfers to other programs, review the Anoka Tech articulation agreements at Minnesota Transfer. Articulation agreements are transfer agreements with specific programs and partnering schools. These agreements detail how specific courses transfer to a specific program at the partnering school. For a complete list of Anoka Tech’s articulation agreements listed by program please see this Minnesota Transfer link. For more information please visit our Transfer page.

Industry Information

The logistics marketplace is one of major opportunity. The globalization that is a by-product of extensive use of the Internet has increased the need for a flexible logistics infrastructure to support a global supply network, supporting the movement of goods from a growing number of source locations to meet market demand. Professional standards, proper methodology such as sound logistics strategies and principles, will be emphasized throughout the courses.

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Faculty

Jay Wood
763-576-4223

Jerry Jaker
763-576-4145

For service during summer hours contact Enrollment Services
763-576-7710

Start Dates

Fall: August
Spring: January

Contact

Jay Wood
763-576-4223

For service during
summer hours contact:
Enrollment Services
763-576-7710