Consumer awareness and pending legislation have pushed environmental issues into the spotlight, making it imperative for organizations to have a plan of action for “going green.” Proactive companies are reaping benefits in the form of cost savings, favorable public opinion and access to clean-energy stimulus funds. Meanwhile, laggards risk expensive consequences when the new regulations pass – and are already losing market share as environmentally conscious buyers continue to vote with their dollars.
Green Supply Chain Management reveals the implications of today’s most pressing environmental issues and demonstrates how green practices can actually save money, increase efficiency and reduce delivery time. Led by top supply chain, sustainability and environmental experts, this eight-week course prepares students to successfully implement a green supply chain in any industry.
Supplier Management and Purchasing Essentials
Transportation, Warehousing and Distribution
Direct Store Delivery, Returns and Recycling
Value Enhancement Strategies
The Green Supply Chain: Essential Strategies and Foundations
Carbon Accounting, Sustainability, Renewable Energy, Greenhouse Gases (GHG), Water and Land Use
GHG and Climate Change Regulations, Impacts and Strategies
Manufacturing, Demand, Factory, Materials and Network Planning
The University of San Francisco's 100% online green supply chain management training program will benefit professionals involved in any step of the supply chain, enabling them to leverage eco-friendly practices to reduce costs and comply with environmental legislation. It is also essential for environmental health and safety (EHS) practitioners, corporate social responsibility (CSR) specialists and C-level executives, whose actions and policies concerning green issues have a tremendous impact on consumer opinions of their organizations.