Cannabis Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management
Department Chair: Tracy Fulce, 847-376-7803 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This program prepares students for employment in the transportation, logistics and supply chain management for the cannabis industry. This program will prepare transporters to apply state laws and regulations to securely transport and track cannabis between business licenses. Students will also be eligible to apply for their security guard permanent employee registration card (PERC). To be employed as a cannabis transporter, employees must be 21 years of age, meet the requirements to obtain a Department of Agriculture identification card, and pass a federal fingerprint test. This certificate can be completed in one semester.
Cannabis Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Certificate
14 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0411
|Courses for a Certificate|
|CNB 101||Introduction to Cannabis||1|
|CNB 102||Cannabis and the Law||1|
|CNB 105||Dispensary Operations||1|
|CNB 106||Cannabis Cultivation Operations||2|
|LAE 275||Security Guard Training||3|
|MGT 155||Operations and Supply Chain Management||3|
|MGT 156||Introduction to Transportation, Warehousing and Logistics||3|
Cannabis Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Courses
Note: Cannabis Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management includes courses in three disciplines: Cannabis Dispensary and Patient Care Specialist (CNB), Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (LAE), and Management and Supervision (MGT).
Course will discuss the basic life cycle of the plant/plant properties, and the natural origins and evolution of cannabis. Course will also include topics related to how cannabis influenced commercial, medical, ritual and religious practices in culture.
The course will discuss current policy parameters, legal responsibilities and ethical issues of the medical cannabis industry.
Course covers logistic concepts including transportation, inventory, packaging, warehousing, materials handling, order processing, safety protocol and facility location.
Course covers content related to cannabis cultivation center operations including cannabis cultivation, processing, transportation, and disposal, facility requirements related to cannabis cultivation, cannabis plant monitoring systems for tracking seed to sale, state regulations and inspections, and biosecurity measures.
Course satisfies the minimum 20 hours of classroom basic training as required by 225 ILCS 447/25-20 Private Security Act of 2004 to obtain a security guard permanent employee registration card (PERC). The course provides the student with the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications, public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct.
Course integrates the concepts, principles, problems and practices of operations management and supply chain management. Content includes: supply chain and operations strategies, quality control, process choice and layout, managing capacity, forecasting, source decisions and purchasing, logistics, project management, just in time/lean production, global channel management, and managing inventory throughout the supply chain.
Course covers business logistics concepts including the management of transportation, inventory, packaging, warehousing, materials handling, order processing, facility location, and customer service.