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Acclaimed as one of America's best universities by U.S. News & World Report, offering programs targeting the most in-demand skills and disciplines - supply chain management, sustainable supply chain management, sales management, business process management, and Internet marketing.

Federal government employees now have access, via NTIS, to the best of University of San Francisco (USF) certificate online programs.

All federal government employees are eligible to save 10% off individual certificate courses and 5%% off advanced professional certificate programs.

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Available Certificate Programs

Advanced Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Management

All the world's a supply chain, and it's ripe for conquering by those with the right skills and credentials. Develop the multi-disciplinary awareness and practical techniques you need to excel in this complex and highly competitive field with an advanced professional certificate. Delivered 100% online, each of the three eight-week certificate courses features information-packed lectures, proven tips and strategies, detailed case studies and hand-on simulations. Among many other benefits, this program will help you:

  • Gain insights into the synergistic relationships between supply chain components and the impact of your role on the organization
  • Improve the flow of information across the supply chain to facilitate channel-and system-wide initiatives
  • Implement process changes to address customer demand and optimize your supply chain
  • Adapt the best practices of the world's most successful corporations for use with your organization
  • Prepare for certification from leading industry organizations, including APICS and ISM

Adobe PDF File - Get Adobe Reader Supply Chain Management Course Catalog


Advanced Professional Certificate in Sustainable Supply Chain Management

With economic and environmental climates on the radar of everyone from consumers to congress, many of today’s organizations are rushing to implement processes to cut back expenses, run more efficiently and reduce their environmental footprint. These trends have made sustainable supply chain management a critical business field in the world today. As demand for environmentally conscious products and companies grows, more and more organizations will follow suit and the need for qualified professionals who have knowledge of sustainability and supply chain management may grow.

Through the university's proven, video-based e-learning platform, this comprehensive professional development series gives you the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify climate-change and regulatory issues that can impact your organization and its supply chain processes
  • Reduce costs, improve environmental footprint, increase efficiency and decrease lead times
  • Lead successful continuous improvement initiatives
  • Leverage sustainability and efficiency for favorable financing and insurance rates
  • Align organizational and social responsibility processes to main sustainability goals

Adobe PDF File - Get Adobe Reader Sustainable Supply Chain Management Course Catalog


Advanced Professional Certificate in Sales and Sales Management

No matter where you fall in the sales spectrum — from a new sales rep, to a seasoned sales manager, to a senior executive — this certificate program will help you achieve your professional goals. This interactive program will equip you with proven sales techniques and teach you how to effectively manage everything from your time, to your customer relationships, to an entire sales organization. Upon completion of the three eight-week certificate courses, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • Implement consultative sales techniques that build better customer relationships — resulting in more closes and higher earnings
  • Distinguish yourself not only as a successful salesperson, but as a successful mentor and leader
  • Leverage your current sales job into a position in sales management — or use it to springboard into a new department, company or industry
  • Develop an outstanding sales organization and lead your team to achieve unprecedented profitability

Adobe PDF File - Get Adobe Reader International Marketing Course Catalog


Advanced Professional Certificate in Business Process Management

Enhance your expertise with business process management (BPM) tools and techniques. Whether you need to implement process improvements or evolve your organization into a process-based company, the University of San Francisco’s Advanced Professional Business Process Management Certificate gives you the strategies you need. This comprehensive BPM certificate program provides you with proven BPM solutions so you can quickly implement, manage, monitor and analyze process improvement efforts.

Through the university's proven, video-based e-learning platform, this comprehensive professional development series gives you the knowledge and skills to:

  • Implement phases of BPM methodology
  • Assess and build organization processes
  • Lead process design teams
  • Transform a company into a Process-Based Organization (PBO)
  • Utilize Centers of Excellence (COE)
  • Manage processes effectively
  • Standardize documentation
  • Align BPM with the business architecture

Adobe PDF File - Get Adobe Reader Business Process Management Course Catalog


Advanced Professional & Advanced Specialized Certificates in Internet Marketing

The University of San Francisco's Advanced Professional Internet Marketing Certificate covers the facets of interactive marketing, focusing on practical applications and strategic best practices proven to maximize every marketing dollar. Whether the goal is to create an online presence, enhance an existing website or drive more traffic through multiple interactive channels, this comprehensive, end-to-end certificate program provides the training necessary to remain competitive and excel in an era of hyper-change. Each Internet marketing course is led by practicing real-world experts, who share insider tips and techniques that are proven to produce results. Among many other benefits, this program will help you:

  • Develop and enhance a revenue-generating website that attracts visitors, converts leads into sales and cultivates repeat business
  • Promote your company, your clients or yourself through social media, viral video, affiliate networks, mobile media and other Internet marketing tools
  • Drive more traffic to your site with advanced search engine marketing (SEM) techniques, including search engine optimization (SEO) to enhance organic search and paid search tactics that maximize promotional dollars
  • Apply web analytics tools: Use tracking, reporting and testing to fine-tune your online strategy/messaging and boost conversion rates
  • Adapt the best practices of successful Internet marketers for use in your own website or campaign
  • Prepare for certification from Google Advertising Professionals and Digital Analytics Association


Digital Analytics

For a more intensive exploration of six key aspects of digital marketing, the University of San Francisco offers eight-week advanced specialized certificate courses in Advanced Digital Analytics, Advanced Social Media, Advanced Email Marketing, Advanced Affiliate Marketing, Advanced Mobile Marketing and Advanced Search Engine Marketing.


Adobe PDF File - Get Adobe Reader International Marketing Course Catalog 

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Ready to Register?

Classes begin monthly, and fill quickly. When you are ready, contact registration and identify yourself as a government employee entitled to the discount in the agreement with NTIS.

For more information, write to etrain@ntis.gov.

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