Foundational Skills for Supply Chain Logistics

Designed For
Professionals who want to gain a better understanding of supply chain management and logistics
Dates
October 16 – November 17, 2017
Delivery
Online | Instructor-led
Cost
$487 (+ $60 registration fee)
Length
Five weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
Units
2.5 Units | 25 Hours
Contact
PACE@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4197

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Supply chains are complex systems, including the individual businesses, their employees, and the physical infrastructure needed to develop and transport products to the customer. Supply chain management professionals are involved in all business processes, including the initial planning, sourcing the elements needed for production, producing goods and services, and delivering materials and information between suppliers, manufacturers, and customers.

This course provides the foundations for success in the field of supply chain management. In this course, you gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Describe different supply chain networks and designs
  • Understand how members of a supply chain are interconnected
  • Identify best practices and challenges in the field of supply chain management
  • Understand the importance of supply chain management to businesses and the global economy

Supply chain management allows many of today's leading businesses to maintain their competitive advantage and, as a result, this field is growing rapidly. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to draw on key supply chain management concepts and theories to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction in a variety of business contexts.

This course is a part of the Supply Chain Management Certificate, which includes:

Title: Essentials of Supply Chain Management (3rd ed.)

Author: Michael H. Hugo

Publisher: National Contract Management Association

Year: 2013

ISBN #: 978-0-470-94218-5 (paperback)

  • Describe different supply chain networks and designs
  • Understand how members of a supply chain are interconnected
  • Identify best practices and challenges in the field of supply chain management
  • Understand the importance of supply chain management to businesses and the global economy
  • Paul Jan

    Paul Jan is experienced in helping Fortune 100 companies strategizing, designing, and implementing supply chain strategies. With over 10 years of consulting experience and 3 years of start-up experience, Paul’s experience spans from supply chain analysis, material management, strategic sourcing, manufacturing strategy, competency assessment, and business development. His industry experience includes retail, industrial equipment, energy, utilities, and telecom. He was a key member in formulating a client’s North America manufacturing strategy, as well as designed a global demand management process for another client. He holds a master’s degree in supply chain management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.