B.S. – United States Military Academy at West Point
MBA – California State University at San Bernardino
Dip. SCM – International Trade Centre
CPSM – Institute for Supply Management
Lifetime C.P.M. – Institute for Supply Management
Business Administration & Management:
Applied Business & Management Ethics
Professor Beck is founder of the Logistics Management Program at Norco College, and is responsible for development and implementation of Logistics Management courses. He has over 20 years of successful logistics management experience, including materials management, logistics analysis and administrative support, logistics customer field and call center support, warehouse management system implementation, reverse logistics, warehouse management, and quality system implementation and management.
A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point (one of our nations best undergraduate engineering colleges), Prof. Beck has a Master of Business Administration degree from the California State University at San Bernardino. He is a member of the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), and the International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA).
Prof. Beck has been recognized by the nations largest professional societies in the logistics industry. He was among the first individuals to be designated as a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), as well as among the first to be awarded Certified in Logistics Transportation & Distribution (CLTD) status by APICS (the premier professional association for supply chain management). Prof. Beck has also been awarded lifetime status as both Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS, and as a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) by the ISM.
International credentials include a Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Dip. SCM) from the International Trade Centre, a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. Prof Beck was also previously recognized as a Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) by the Supply Chain Management Association of Canada, and held status as a fully qualified Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS).
While maintaining close relationships with local industry and professional associations, Professor Beck has also consulted other institutions in the process of developing logistics management programs. Articles written by Professor Beck have been published by Inbound Logistics Magazine and APICS Magazine. He also serves as a reviewer of business curriculum state-wide for the California Community Colleges C-ID office.