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FOR A CAREER

The American economy is changing. More than ever, it’s now a global economy, and with that, new skills are needed to keep the country competitive. One of those skills is supply chain management (SCM). That’s good news for people entering the workforce because jobs are available nationwide and, with the right training, offer a resilient career path. LINCS offers a fast path toward certification as an SCM-qualified professional and it’s ideal for those who are starting-or re-starting, their careers.

FOR BUSINESSES

SCM knowledge is critical to keep your business ahead of the competition. But that know-how needs to go beyond top management. LINCS-certified employees can bring supply chain management know-how to all levels of your operation. Certified by CSCMP, the leading SCM association, LINCS employees offer you an edge when it comes to efficiency and strategies. If that sounds like a win.

LINCS AS THE SOLUTION

In a global economy, competition is across borders, oceans and hemispheres. Competition goes beyond business to business, it now is country to country. International trade makes it critical for the United States to have a labor force that understands supply chain management to compete, and that knowledge needs to run through all levels of business operations. To see how LINCS is stepping up to that challenge.

About Supply Chain Management

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What is SCM?

Supply Chain Management (SCM) as defined by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP): "Supply Chain Management encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities. Importantly, it also includes coordination and collaboration with channel partners, which can be suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers, and customers. In essence, supply chain management integrates supply and demand management within and across companies. Supply Chain Management is an integrating function with primary responsibility for linking major business functions and business processes within and across companies into a cohesive and high-performing business model.

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Who is it for? (You Got This)

What kind of people join supply chain management? All kinds. That's because SCM is such a comprehensive process in an organization. Everyone from warehouse and shipping personnel to upper management need to understand SCM functions, even if their title is not actually SCM. That means that the career path for people with the skills that LINCS teaches offers great upward mobility. LINCS is an ideal way to become a valuable supply chain management professional and, because it is a growing profession for the industries of the future, LINCS is a good match for:

  • Workers who are unemployed from industries that have downsized
  • US Veterans looking to apply their experience for a career
  • Anyone who is looking to restart (or start) a career that has long-term potential

Chance are, you´re already doing some SCM functions in your daily life. LINCS will help you use that experience to become a strong prospect for employers so you can do what you know. Supply chain skills? You got this!

CHOOSE THE TRACK

THAT FITS YOUR INTERESTS

  • Supply Chain Management Principles

  • Warehousing Operations

  • Customer Service Operations

  • Transportation Operations

  • Demand Planning

  • Manufacturing & Service Operations

  • Inventory Management

  • Supply management and Procurement

 

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In addition to studying at the 9 locations around the US, LINCS is also now available to study online. That helps you manage your busy life while you create a brighter future. To find out more, simply complete the "Learn More" form on any of the pages on this site and identify "online" as your location.