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1 year access to Supply Chain Planning: Finding the Right Model - SCP201

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2.5 CEHs - The business model drives the right planning module for the situation. The topics covered in this Online Self-Study include the influence of business models, manufacturing classes, and operating models - including manufacturing, procurement, and fulfillment - on the supply chain planning model.

Manufacturing classes covered are the discrete, repetitive and process types. Included in the manufacturing operating model review are Make to Stock, Make to Order, Configure to Order, and Engineer to Order models. The procurement operating models address the Just-In-Time and the Classic procurement models. Finally, the three fulfillment operating models address Pulled From Stock, Flow Through and Direct Fulfillment.

Specific topics included are: 

Business model categories

How supply chain planning differs across different industry verticals

How planning differs based on time horizon

Major supply chain planning players

Solution approaches


Activities are integrated into the course to aid the learning process. An assessment at the end of the course enables the learner to measure progress.


This Online Self-Study focuses on how to find the right planning model for supply chain planning. It starts by explaining what a planning model is. The course then moves into describing and analyzing the two categories of planning models: fulfillment and manufacturing. The course also discusses industry and functional aspects of planning models.

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