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Supply Chain Technology Certificate

Understanding emerging supply chain technologies is essential.

Technologies like AI, advanced analytics, cybersecurity and additive manufacturing allow for more transparent supply chains, help predict future events, provide specific recommendations based on available data, automate routine tasks, streamline operations, cut costs and shorten delivery times.

Staying up-to-date with technology and acquiring skills to align with your company's transformation goals is crucial for supply chain professionals in every job function.

What is the Supply Chain Technology Certificate?

With the ASCM Supply Chain Technology Certificate program, you’ll gain a working knowledge of emerging technologies and how they may affect your supply chain. After completing the program, you'll be better equipped to:

  • Propose innovative solutions to common supply chain challenges
  • Evaluate the benefits and risks of various supply chain technologies
  • Make informed and reliable decisions directly affecting overall supply chain performance

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Top three reasons to get started

Build critical knowledge

Build critical knowledge

This program helps supply chain professionals across all functions understand key technologies and how they affect operational performance. 

Career Advancement

Career Advancement

Stand out in a competitive job market with a digital badge proving your knowledge of critical supply chain technologies.



ASCM is the gold standard in supply chain education, training and development.

What’s in the course

Advanced Analytics and Automation
Learn how predictive analytics uses machine learning algorithms and data mining to predict future events and how prescriptive analytics takes it one step further by providing specific recommendations based on available data. Understand how artificial intelligence and robotics can be implemented in supply chain to automate routine tasks.

Demand Planning Technologies
This section will cover the reliability of supply chain forecasting technology, the integration of enabling technology, and the role of data and pattern recognition for inventory management and production.

Discover the latest governance in cybersecurity, anti-hacking technology and access controls to manage, assess, mitigate and monitor your network.

You’ll learn how blockchain can allow for more transparent supply chains, improve product traceability, and enable smart contracts within the industry to maintain a digital record of workflows and processes.

Internet of Things
Learn about the infrastructure of the Internet of things, what it means for supply chain, and how digital twins can help companies make data-driven decisions. Explore how connected logistics and smart production can streamline operations, cut costs and shorten delivery times.

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
Learn about additive manufacturing in supply chain, appropriate use cases and in-house vs. outsourcing considerations.

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How it works

The Technology Certificate course is a self-paced online program that includes:

  • 20 hours of education
  • Video clips and practice questions to help cultivate a stronger understanding of each topic
  • A comprehensive final exam

After passing the exam, receive a certificate and digital badge that you can display on your LinkedIn profile and within your email signature. Additionally, earn 20 certification maintenance points upon program completion.

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Please note: ASCM members have lifetime access to their badges. After earning a certificate, nonmembers can access badges for one year. All learners have lifetime access to their certificates.

Technology Certificate course

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