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Supply Chain Management Basics

Supply Chain Management Basics

Time limit: 180 days

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Full course description

As a supply chain grows in complexity, and companies increasingly source products and services from a more diverse and global set of suppliers, the job of managing the processes that ensure the steady and reliable flow of components and inputs has never been more difficult. This course introduces the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluation, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define supply chain management and understand its strategic role in organizations that source goods and services
  • Explain the goals of effective supply chain management and procurement
  • Analyze how organizations in a supply chain communicate and manage relationships
  • Explain the supplier appraisal process and understand its role in supply chain management
  • Formulate strategies for mitigating supply chain risk, and discuss the events that can create disruption in the supply chain
  • Assess the major trends and issues shaping supply chain management today

Estimated length: 10 hours
Access time: 180 days

PMI PDUs: 10Leadership PDUs: 1Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 4Technical PM PDUs: 5IACET CEUs: 1.0 (Contact Hours: 10 hours)SHRM PDCs: 10