Techniques and Tools for Decision-Making and Process Improvement

Designed For
Professionals who want to work in supply chain logistics and to better understand the costs and benefits of different tactical decisions
Dates
May 14 - June 15, 2018
Delivery
Online | Instructor-led
Cost
$487 (+ $60 registration fee)
Length
Five weeks Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
Units
2.0 Units | 20 Hours 
Contact
PACE@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4197

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Successful supply chain management requires making tactical decisions that lower costs, improve customer satisfaction and align with your organization’s strategic goals. Tactical logistics decisions in supply chain management help you develop products at the lowest costs and are always unique to the product being developed. Because of the high level of customization in this approach, it’s important to have the right training and knowledge to ensure you make the best decision possible.

This course will teach you the techniques and tools required for high-level decision-making in supply chain logistics and operations. By the end of this course, you will be able to confidently:

  • Compare and contrast various transportation modes and optimize for efficiency
  • Understand inventory management and warehouse design
  • Develop a supplier selection process, including strategic sourcing
  • Manage product, process and service quality
  • Make data-driven decisions based on supply chain models and statistics

Logistics decisions impact all levels of the supply chain, including transportation and network planning, facilitation location choices, vehicle routing, scheduling, production planning and supplier negotiations.

After completing this course, you will be able to make these decisions with the backing of data and network models that provide invaluable insight into logistical operations. You will also rely on a newfound understanding of the logistics network and make vital decisions to optimize facilities, materials and transportation.

The Supply Chain and Transportation Certificate includes:

  • Compare and contrast different transportation modes for efficiency
  • Understand inventory management and warehouse design
  • Develop a supplier selection process, including strategic sourcing
  • Manage product, process, and/or service quality
  • Make data-driven decisions based on supply chain models and statistics