Supply Chain Management provides the eyes and ears of all manufacturing processes in a business. From the initial raw material production, manufacturing and when it reaches the finish line. The when, where, who, how and what of a business that offers insight to the company’s supply power. An in-depth relationship between buyers and sellers to comprehend the mechanisms of providing the right products at the right time in a cost-effective way.
Customers being the end- receivers of the chain set the benchmark for the suppliers. Careers in Supply Chain Management grant access and control over not only what the customer desires from your company but also what the other buyers and suppliers demand. Working in the Supply Chain field provides students an extra edge over other competitors. They may also learn how to manage the financial aspects of production such as buying the cheapest raw materials, managing the debtors and creditors while also helping in balancing the firms’ accounts.
Pursuing the right business objectives is a part of supply chain management and one of which includes ensuring a safe and ethical way of production such as keeping in mind the working conditions,environmental aspects such as management of waste production, recycling and reusing. Students may learn how to manage logistics such as transportation, delivery tracking. managing inventories, demand and production scheduling. This course is a gateway to not just one field of work but offers multiple career options.
This is a self-paced course, this means that you can complete this certificate program at your learning pace within the allotted program duration access. At successful completion of the program the student will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion.
PROGRAM MODULES OUTLINE
PROGRAM KEY DETAILS
1st & 15th of Every Month
Online or Oncampus
PROGRAM ONLINE LEARNING FEATURES
All programs have a learning path that students can follow without getting off track.
TEXT TO SPEECH
If you don't feel like reading the material, you can activate the audio reader in the program.
Each program is broken down into modules to simply the contents in a section.
You can view the overall program outline from 1 single dashboard without having to switch screens.
When you attend the online programs, you will be able to see the duration of time spent.
Majority programs is equipped with study tools such as flash cards, crosswords etc.
Now you have the ease of tracking your progress while you are in the program.
All programs come with an orientation towards your program to assist you.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES & KEY TERMS
Explain supply chain.
Explain supply chain management.
Explain the objectives of supply chain.
In brief list the activities in supply chain management.
Understand the current supply chain management trends.
Describe the bullwhip and how it affects the supply chain.
Explain purchasing in the supply chain management and its effect on the organization.
Understand the process of purchasing in supply chain.
Understand the process of handling purchase orders.
Describe sourcing in supply chain.
Explain partnership with suppliers and its effect on the supply chain management.
Understand the uses of a supplier relation management (SRM) system in the supply chain management process.
Explain in detail the concept of sustainable sourcing in supply chain management.
Understand in detail about every aspect as well as the importance of forecasting in supply chain management.
Explain material planning.
Explain capacity planning.
Explain strategies in production such as level, mixed and chase.
Understand the manufacturing planning and control system in supply chain management.
Describe and understand the importance and function of the enterprise resources planning (ERP) system.
Describe the pros and cons of an enterprise resources planning (ERP) system.
Describe in detail about types of inventories.
Describe about inventory management.
Describe the function of inventory in the supply chain.
Describe elements of lean.
Describe element of six sigma.
Explain the importance of lean and six sigma in the supply chain.
Explain the tools of six sigma.
Understand and explain important of logistics.
Describe the transportation and logistics.
Explain the impact of logistics on supply chain management.
Understand reverse logistics.
Understand, describe and discuss customer relationship management also called as CRM.
Explain location decisions.
Describe the difference between supply chain management in manufacturing vs service industry.
Describe and understand waiting times and distribution channels.
Understand quality and ways on improving them in the supply chain management.
Understand and describe in detail about process integration.
Describe the role of performance measures in supply chain management.
Understand the process of performance measures in supply chain management.
PROGRAM COMPLETION REWARDS
At successful completion, you will receive digital badges that can be used online to display your achievements.
At the completion of the program, you will be awarded with a program completion certificate.
With the completion of this program, you will also be awarded with Career Enhancement Clock Hours (CECH), that may be displayed on your resume.
Your completion also comes with a dedicated transcript that shows your areas of grades for each course you attended.