Career Oriented Supply Chain Management & Logistics Specializations and Courses Online with Rutgers New York and Georgia Institute of Technology
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Supply Chain Management Programs
- This specialization is an introduction to the fascinating world of Supply Chain Management. The specialization is for you, if: 1. you are looking to start a career in Supply Chain Management, but lack the basic background; 2. you are working with people in Supply Chain Management and want to understand their daily challenges better; 3. you are fascinated by how the global economy is linked together by the flow of products, information, and finances.
Rutgers the State University of New York Programs (Specializations)
- Course 1 - Supply Chain Logistics (2-3 hours per week, 4 weeks): This is the introductory Supply Chain Logistics course and covers three major building blocks of logistics networks - transportation, warehousing, and inventory. After completing this course, you will be able to differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of different modes of transportation.
- Course 2 - Supply Chain Operations (2-3 hours per week, 4 weeks): This is an introductory course designed to provide you with a start in operations. After completing this course, you will be able to apply the Six Sigma methodology for process improvement. You will demonstrate that you understand the basic tenets of the Lean philosophy that enables manufacturers to eliminate waste and make processes more efficient. Finally, you will be able to apply the tools that you just gained to improve a process of your own.
- Course 3 - Supply Chain Planning (2-3 hours per week, 4 weeks): This course introduces you to the exciting area of supply chain planning. Part of a broader specialization on Supply Chain Management, you will master different forecasting techniques, essential for building a Sales and Operations Plan. At the completion of this course you will have the tools and techniques to analyze demand data, construct different forecasting techniques, and choose the most suitable one for projecting future demand.
- Course 4 - Supply Chain Sourcing (2-3 hours per week, 4 weeks): This course introduces you to the exciting area of supply chain sourcing. Part of a broader specialization on Supply Chain Management, you will master the supplier selection process and supplier segmentation. At the completion of this course you will have the tools and techniques to find the right vendors and maintain the right relationship with any one of your existing suppliers.
- Course 5 - Supply Chain Management Strategy (2-4 hours per week, 6 weeks): This course is the capstone of the Supply Chain Management specialization. You will use the tools acquired in the previous four courses to create a supply chain management strategy in a real-life case scenario. At the completion of this course you will have shown mastery of the tools and techniques to successfully manage a complex network of companies that we call the supply chain.
Other Supply Chain Courses (Non-Specializations)
- Supply Chain Analytics Essentials (2.5 hours per week, 4 weeks): This introductory course to Supply Chain Analytics is about supply chain management meeting data analytics. You will learn real life stories and examples on how analytics can apply to various domains of a supply chain to generate a significant social and / or economic impact. You will also learn about job market trend, job requirement and preparation
Georgia Institute of Technology Programs
- Supply Chain Principles (4-6 hours per week, 5 weeks): This course will provide a solid understanding of what a supply chain is all about. This course is designed for a wide range of learners including - Individuals working in a supply chain domain interested in improving their knowledge of supply chain - Individuals curious about pursuing a career in supply chain - Students working or studying in an adjacent business field - Seasoned professionals who may be moving to a new area of supply chain - Hobbyists – seeking to learn more about the world around them.
Other Specializations and Courses
- Computer Science
- Information Technology
- Block Chain
- Data Science
- Arts & Humanities
- Personal Developments
- And more..
LAST UPDATED ON Nov 18, 2019