The Supply Chain Management Operations course will take a more in-depth look at the various operations of a supply chain including transportation, warehousing, purchasing, grocery supply chains, and apparel supply chains.
Students will Learn:
Learners will identify how transportation choice should be considered in the overall supply chain cost, assess how warehouses can improve the performance of a supply chain by enabling coordination, analyze how competition across suppliers can decrease wholesale prices through auctions, identify how implementing the 4C’s in the grocery and apparel industries can be used to increase profitability.
Module 1 – Transportation
- Learning Objective: Identify that a transportation choice should be considered using total supply chain costs, analyze coordination agreements and how they can decrease costs for shippers and improve service while benefitting carriers, and assess how the 4C’s can leverage transportation’s role in a supply chain.
Module 2 – Warehousing
- Learning Objective: Assess how warehouses can improve the performance of a supply chain by enabling coordination, develop an understanding of optimizing shipments and how it can improve performance within a supply chain structure, analyze how leveraging the 4C’s within a warehouse can impact supply chain performance.
Module 3 – Purchasing
- Learning Objective: Evaluate Early Supplier Involvement in design and the potential for it to decrease overall costs, analyze how competition across suppliers can decrease wholesale prices through auctions, assess how the 4C’s can be leveraged by the procurement function of the firm.
Module 4 – Grocery Supply Chains
- Learning Objective: Identify how implementing the 4C’s in the grocery industry offers options across the supply chain to adapt, assess retail promotions and trade promotions, and analyze how the 4C’s enable alternate choices of pricing and inventory to maximize profitability.
Module 5 – Apparel Supply Chains
- Learning Objective: Identify Bayesian updating methods and their ability to coordinate inventory with projected demand, assess how quick response schemes can be combined with coordination to generate win-win outcomes, and analyze how the 4C’s can be leveraged to improve apparel supply chain profitability.
- Professionals looking for career enhancement in Supply Chain Management may be interested in taking this course.
Other Courses in the Series
- Operational Supply Chain Management (bs.scm.i1)