The Broad College of Business has expanded its online portfolio of supply chain management and strategic leadership certificate offerings. The college is now offering master certificates in global supply chain management and strategic global management.

The master certificate in global supply chain management gives professionals the tools and techniques to integrate and coordinate the full range of global supply chain functions so companies can gain a competitive advantage in markets around the world. This program consists of three, eight-week courses. It is the sixth supply chain management certificate program offered by the college, which ranked #1 and #2 in supply chain management undergraduate and graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report.

The master certificate in strategic global management will enable professionals to explore how processes, people, culture, and organizational structure work together to create a winning strategy in a competitive global economy. It is comprised of four, eight-week courses: global business strategy, global supply chain management, cross-cultural management, plus one elective to customize the educational experience.

“As the global economy expands, professionals need the right skills to maintain their own competitiveness, and their company’s competitiveness as well,” says Dr. Tomas Hult, the Byington Endowed Chair and Professor of International Business and Director of the International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business.

Students will receive instruction through state-of-the-art online technology powered by University Alliance. This online classroom features streaming video lectures with convenient 24/7 access, as well as a variety of interactive tools that connect instructors and students, including two-way voice over IP, instant messaging and shared virtual whiteboards.

Open enrollment started June 3, 2013, and classes begin September 1, 2013.