In Luzerne and Lackawanna counties the manufacturing industry ranks third in employment, and it is predicted that manufacturing employment needs in those counties, as well as in our northern counties, will only grow. With this in mind, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is offering the following manufacturing and logistics workforce programs:
This certificate program teaches the use of SAP technology as a tool to better manage business operations and run separate databases within companies. SAP® is the leading Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) software company in the world.
This program is designed for the participants in planning and business fields by enhancing the skills of technical competence and practical application. As part of the program students will work on a project that carries through all four required courses.
This certificate addresses the needs of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, merchandisers, transportation and warehousing firms, and government agencies. The implications of e‑commerce in relation to supply chain management are also explored.
This program will prepare the student to take the ASCM® CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) certification exam. It is being offered in association with ASCM®, Association of Supply Chain Management (formerly APICS®).
This program offers four distinct courses covering supervisor roles and responsibilities, managing employee responsibilities, and managing employees.
This course will facilitate basic communication with employees and clients whose native language is Spanish.
Participants will acquire the fundamental skills for the development of architectural and engineering drawings using AutoCAD.
This certificate is designed to provide the foundation for effective communication in a corporate environment.
This certificate is designed to provide participants with a strong foundation in management, finance, communications, writing, and technology.