16 Weeks


Supply Chain and Procurement Certificate


$2380 ($595/course)


How It Works

No prerequisites. No application. Register online.
Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an exciting and evolving field. Organizations in all sectors are recognizing the value of supply management professionals in achieving organizational objectives. How else does the right equipment get to the right place at the right time? State of the art technology and global communication networks have transformed the field, making inventory management and logistical support a vital component of any large and complex organization. Additionally, salaries are on the rise for procurement and supply management professionals, making this career path even more desirable. Whether you want to make a career transition or enhance your procurement skills, this program can help you get a leg up. These noncredit, instructor-led courses can be taken as part of the certificate or individually in any order (unless otherwise noted). All course materials provided.
Start Date:
October 12, 2020
$2380 ($595/course)


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Learning Format
Designed with built-in flexibility for working adults and done the Norwich way with special emphasis on quality, innovation, and challenge, these courses can work into a busy schedule and fit in around work and family. There are deadlines at the end of each week, but you choose when to get the work done. All that’s needed is an internet connection, so you can take our courses from almost anywhere in the world.
Who Should Register
Adults looking to transition into a supply chain career or any supply chain professional who wants to do better work.
What You'll Need To Succeed
Devote 6-8 hours per week and spread your hours evenly throughout the week. Ensure that you can apply your lessons to your real-life experiences and do the extra assignments when you can. Be prepared to work in groups remotely.

Required Courses

Pass/no pass grading; Each certificate course is 20 Contact Hours/PDUs, or 2 CEUs 

Meet Your Instructor

Darin Matthews, CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M.

Darin Matthews is the Director of Procurement and Supply Chain for the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has over 25 years of procurement and supply chain management experience in a variety of sectors, and formerly served as President for NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement. Darin is the author of several books and articles on procurement, including NIGP’s Logistics and Transportation and Effective Supply Management Performance published by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). His latest book, Public Procurement, is available through Birkdale Publishers. He is also a columnist for Government Procurement magazine and speaks throughout the world on such issues as sustainable procurement strategies and global logistics. Darin is the recipient of several awards including the Albert H. Hall Memorial Award from NIGP, their highest honor, and the Lewis Spangler Award, bestowed to a supply chain professional based on contributions to the field by the IFPSM.