Global Trade & Logistics Management (SC)

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Be Part of the Exciting Global Trade Industry

Do you want to be part of a worldwide business operation that involves cross-cultural trade agreements and managing the logistics of moving product from one country to another? Then this Skill Certificate will help you get started in international trade and global logistics management industries.

Work with colleagues in multiple countries as you help your company bring their goods to market through multiple delivery methods like air freight and ship cargo. Coordinate and manage communication and delivery of products to your customers for their consumers. It’s a critical part of the global supply chain.

Los Angeles is one of the trade hubs of the world. From here, you can work for a multi-national firm as logistics manager, buyer, or sales manager, taking advantage of global travel and your knowledge gained from this program. Be part of a team that helps expand an industry across borders and cultures through trade and logistics.

Careers in Global Trade & Logistics Management 

In global trade and logistics management, you can own your own company or work for one that conducts business in the international marketplace through the buying and selling of goods and services and the logistics to bring them to market. There are many careers in this industry that will pay an excellent salary while providing you with an exciting career.

Here are some occupations and their salaries you could have with a Skill Certificate in Global Trade & Logistics Management as part of your resume portfolio: 

Career information below taken from bls.gov November 2019. Go to bls.gov for most current career information.

Analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain.

Data for Los Angeles/Long Beach/Anaheim

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Associate Degree $74,600/year 
$35.86/hour 
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed 5% increase

174,900

Buy products and services for organizations. Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents.

Data for Los Angeles/Long Beach/Anaheim

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $67,600/year $32.50/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
Some needed 6% decrease

503,900

Propose ways to improve an organization’s efficiency.

Data for Los Angeles/Long Beach/Anaheim

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $83,610/year 
$40.20/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
Less than 5 years 14% increase

876,300

 

What You’ll Learn at LASC in Global Trade & Logistics Management 

You can get a Skill Certificate through LASC’s Global Trade & Logistics Management program where you will focus on topics like global economics and marketing and global trade agreements. You will learn about contemporary issues in global trade and logistics management that affect the international business community.

  • Work in the global marketplace and help your employer by using your management planning skills to ensure smooth operations in trade and logistics around the world. Help interpret trade agreements to keep your company in line with international rules and regulations.
  • Supervise supply chain logistics and work with airlines and shipping companies to direct product movement to markets in a timely manner. Understand the history and culture of the global companies you’re working with to ensure individual protocols are followed.
  • Check out our Business Administration program for even more programs to help you succeed in business around the world. Learn about networking opportunities to help you move forward and consider volunteering to help tutor your fellow students. Check out upcoming events like workshops and global business speakers. 
  • LASC provides internships so you can build your career connections and create community ties for after you graduate.
  • LASC leads the way in promoting future business leaders through innovative academic programs, such as the Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) to help educate and connect aspiring business owners to their careers and industry interests. And, LASC was awarded the Entrepreneurial College Award in 2017 by the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) due to its leadership in starting entrepreneurially-minded programs.
  • Want to get a bachelor’s degree? Visit your academic counselor or the Transfer Center to find out how you can benefit from going to a four-year college or university to gain even more skills and education to advance your career.

Degrees & Courses You Will Take 

LASC’s Skill Certificate in Global Trade & Logistics Management and our suggested course of study for these programs are listed below. Go to LASC’s current Course Catalog for specific course information:

  • Total Units Required: 18

Once you successfully complete your certificate program, you will be able to:

  • Apply management planning organizing, scheduling, and controlling skills of Supervisory functions.
  • Demonstrate effective management skills to prepare for a variety of entry-level supervisory functions.
  • Apply knowledge of business, culture, history and social practices to help companies find their niches in the international business community.
Required Courses: Units
INTBUS 601 Introduction to Global Trade & Logistic  
3
INTBUS 602 Global Economics  3
INTBUS 603 Cross Cultural Management 3
INTBUS 604 Global Marketing and Trade Agreements 3
INTBUS 605 Contemporary Issues in Global Trade & Logistics 
3
INTBUS 606 Principles of Import  
3
TOTAL UNITS 18

 

Get Ready Before You Start 

Interested in a career in global trade and logistics management? Before your first class starts at LASC, you can start preparing for your career:

  • Make an appointment with your LASC academic counselor to review LASC’s program, start to develop a Student Education Plan (SEP) and discuss what additional support services and opportunities you can be a part of to reach your academic and career goals.
  • Still in high school? Check out your high school’s business or political science clubs and events. Begin networking with fellow students and faculty to learn more about careers in global trade. Ask your teachers about books and magazines to read and blogs to follow to learn more about global trade and logistics management around the world. Use language apps to start learning another language.
  • Once you’re at LASC, make sure to get involved with on-campus clubs and organizations, such as the business clubs or the Associated Students Organization. Seek out new relationships and show your faculty and potential employers your commitment to learning about the development of business and new technologies.

Program Learning Outcomes 

Once you successfully complete your certificate program, you will be able to:

  • Apply management planning organizing, scheduling, and controlling skills of Supervisory functions.
  • Demonstrate effective management skills to prepare for a variety of entry-level supervisory functions.
  • Apply knowledge of business, culture, history and social practices to help companies find their niches in the international business community.