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1 year access to Supply Chain Management - 3951

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Member Price:$199

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7 CEHs

This course is an introduction to the supply chain concept - exploring the management of supply chains to improve your organization's overall supply efficiency. Other concepts include the definition of supply chains; an overview of methods, processes, and systems used in the operation of supply chains; and the applications of methods, processes, and systems to improve supply chain performance.

I. Supply Chain Structure

  • Define the general concept of Supply Chain Management
  • Identify the objectives and characteristics of Supply Chain Management
  • Identify supply or input links in a generalized supply chain
  • Identify internal links in a generalized supply chain
  • Identify distribution or output links in a generalized supply chain
  • Describe how supply chain links are interconnected
  • Describe how the actions of individual links can affect other links

II. Supply Chain Process

  • Identify the major concepts, methods, processes, and systems in the supply side of a generalized supply chain
  • Describe major supply side concepts, methods, processes, and systems
  • Identify the major concepts, methods, processes, and systems in the internal phase of a generalized supply chain
  • Describe major internal phase concepts, methods, processes, and systems
  • Identify the major concepts, methods, processes, and systems in the distribution side of a generalized supply chain
  • Describe major distribution side concepts, methods, processes, and systems

III. Supply Chain Analysis

  • Analyzing and improving supply chains
  • Analyze the objectives of supply chain links to improve supply chain performance
  • Contrast potential objectives of both supplying and purchasing organizations on the supply side of the chain
  • Analyzing and improving supply chains through selection of suppliers and sources of supply
  • Describe the concept and main objective of time-based strategies

IV. Supply Chain Improvement

  • Planning, implementing, and maintaining supply chain improvement
  • Explain how to plan supply chain performance improvement
  • Describe the role of performance indicators in monitoring the progress of supply chain improvement
  • Describe how to generate activity which actually improves the performance of key supply chains
  • Describe how to assure continuing efforts toward supply chain performance improvement

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