There are no specific prerequisites for this program. Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills and be comfortable navigating the Internet. They must also have an understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word recommended), and they need to have e-mail capabilities as well.
This sustainability certification program is essential for professionals working in or preparing for leadership roles tasked to support the sustainable business practices and goals of their organization. Professionals who need to create collaborative partnerships in order to improve sustainable business practices throughout the supply chain will also benefit from this program, as will sustainability consultants who must analyze green challenges for their clients and develop supply-chain strategies. Managers, directors, or vice presidents whose departments are within the operations or supply-chain groups and have responsibility for implementing green supply-chain practices will find this training useful. Professionals who need to develop collaborative supplier partnerships with OEM organizations they support as a Tier I or II supplier will benefit from this training.