2017, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Center for
Business & Industry (CBI) will hold a graduation breakfast for the students
who are completing the first Supply Chain Management certification courses. The
event will take place on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the College’s
Culinary Conference Center, located at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City.
Chain Management training was made possible through the Ready to Work New
Jersey (RTWNJ) grant. The RTWNJ program is administered by the New Jersey
Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development and is
funded with state and federal grants. RTWNJ provides training and job
development services, as well as on-the-job training primarily for the
long-term unemployed and underemployed, with preference being given to unemployed
military veterans. The program is also designed to help incumbent workers who
seek training to advance their careers with their current employers.
curriculum and materials for the Supply Chain Management program offered at
HCCC CBI were developed through LINCS (Leveraging, Integrating, Networking,
Coordinating Supplies), a national supply chain management education and
certification program which is administered by a consortium of nine colleges
and universities and led by a national team from Broward College in Florida.
program consists of eight 40-hour certification modules, each of which focuses
on a specific skill set: Supply Chain Management Principles; Warehousing
Operations; Customer Service Operations; Transportation Operations; Demand Planning;
Manufacturing & Service Operations; Inventory Management; and Supply
Management & Procurement.
completing a module, students take the Council of Supply Chain Management
Professionals credentialing exam.
chain management – which is sometimes confused with logistics – involves the
planning and management of all activities in sourcing, procurement, conversion
and logistics management. The need for supply chain management professionals
has grown – and will continue to grow – as the needs of the expanding global
supply chain continues to evolve.
Of the 16 students
participating in the HCCC CBI Supply Chain Management program, all have passed
their exams, and six have successfully acquired positions in supply chain
Supply Chain Management training cycle will be offered by the College’s Center
for Business & Industry in partnership with Union County College’s Talent
Development Center for Transportation, Logistics and Distribution. Individuals
who are displaced or unemployed are eligible to participate. Employed individuals
may enroll in classes with employer sponsorship to enhance career skills and
information on eligibility criteria and on the HCCC CBI Supply Chain Management
training program may be obtained by emailing Aileen Vega at email@example.com or Aycha Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phoning (201) 360-4247.