Online Supply Chain Management Course


Available 24/7

This Online Supply Chain Management course is available 24/7. It can be completed on your own time and at the convenience of your schedule.

Arm yourself with the knowledge required to work more effectively with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.


A Complete Package

  • High definition audio visual presentations covering key topics in supply chain management.
  • Targeted articles exploring the topics covered in the course.
  • Assignments providing you the opportunity to compare your company with the concepts you are learning.
  • Quizzes that help you determine your understanding of the concepts and mathematical formulas.
  • A final exam that demonstrates you are able to work more effectively with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.
  • Access to an expert to help with any questions or challenges you have while taking the course.
  • A certificate of completion that you can frame and display for all to see.

What People Are Saying

"This online course provides an excellent introduction to the best practices of Supply Chain Management. It is a great professional development tool for production supervisors, customer service representatives, project managers, warehousing supervisors, purchasing professionals, anyone else that impacts supply chain performance." — Tom Villiers, Past President, APICS Northern Colorado


Online Tools

The online tools are available 24 hours a day and include:

  • High definition audio visual presentations.
  • Targeted articles exploring the topics covered in the course.
  • Assignments providing you the opportunity to compare your company with the concepts you are learning.
  • Quizzes that help you assess your understanding of the concepts and mathematical formulas.
  • A final exam that demonstrates you are able to work more effectively with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.

What People Are Saying

"I recommend this online SCM course to people, like me, that are senior operations leaders responsible for ensuring that their supply chain management processes are leveraging best practices and staying current with new developments and emerging trends." — Thom Mandl, President, Mount Sopris Instruments


Who Benefits

  • Those just getting started in the field of supply chain management.
  • Those with experience seeking to learn about best practices and emerging trends.
  • Anyone that comes into contact with customers or suppliers.
  • Anyone that impacts the flow of materials or information.
  • Those that will be part of improvement initiatives such as a lean transformation or implementing an ERP system.

What People Are Saying

"This course provides presentations with the knowledge you need and also includes assignments that get you started with your own program for improving supply chain management at your organization. The quizzes and final exam validates your learning and allows you to feel confident when working with customers, suppliers, and coworkers." — Mike Sheahan, Past President of APICS: The Association for Supply Chain Managent


Agenda

Section 1: Competitive Advantage

  • Article: What is Supply Chain Management?
  • Presentation: Supply and Value Chains
  • Assignment: Your Chain
  • Presentation: Common Calculations
  • Assignment: Your Inventory Costs
  • Presentation: Competition
  • Assignment: Your Qualifiers and Winners
  • Presentation: Types of Demand
  • Assignment: Your Demand
  • Presentation: Types of Supply
  • Assignment: Your Supply
  • Presentation: Types of Inventory
  • Assignment: Your Inventory
  • Quiz 1

Section 2: Creating Alignment

  • Article: Bullwhip Effect- Still Snapping
  • Article: The Challenges of Creating Consensus
  • Presentation: Collaboration
  • Assignment: Your Collaboration
  • Presentation: Gaining Consensus
  • Assignment: Your Consensus
  • Presentation: Sales and Operations Planning
  • Assignment: Your S&OP Process
  • Quiz 2

Section 3: Demand and Supply Management

  • Presentation: Demand Forecasting
  • Assignment: Your Forecasts
  • Article: What is High Flexibility Scheduling?
  • Presentation: Supply Planning
  • Assignment: Your Supply Plan
  • Presentation: Master Scheduling
  • Assignment: Your Master Schedule
  • Presentation: Detail Scheduling
  • Assignment: Your Detail Schedule
  • Quiz 3

Section 4: Integrated Planning

  • Presentation: Safety Stock
  • Assignment: Your Safety Stock
  • Presentation: Order Quantities
  • Assignment: Your Order Quantities
  • Presentation: Material Planning
  • Assignment: Your Material Planning
  • Presentation: Capacity Planning
  • Assignment: Your Capacity Planning
  • Quiz 4

Section 5: Conclusion

  • Article: Success at Supply Chain Management
  • Article: Bashing Best Practices
  • Final Exam

Optional Information

  • Presentation: Production Alternatives
  • Assignment: Your Alternatives
  • Presentation: Warehousing
  • Assignment: Your Inventory Record Accuracy
  • Presentation: Transportation
  • Assignment: Your Transportation
  • Presentation: Reverse Logistics
  • Assignment: Your Reverse Logistics
  • Article: Retail Supply Chain Challenges
  • Assignment: Your Employee Turnover
  • Quiz 5

Priced at $295 per person

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