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Supply Chain Management Basics: Cutting Costs and Optimizing Delivery

Supply Chain Management Basics: Cutting Costs and Optimizing Delivery


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
A few basic supply chain management (SCM) concepts can really improve delivery and cost management while enhancing how you provide value to customers. In this course, you'll explore the components of a supply chain and the key objectives of SCM, such as cost reduction and delivery optimization. You'll learn how organizations combine SCM strategies. And you'll explore the components of the supply chain, including the role of the supplier, and cover the key drivers that impact its efficiency. You'll also consider the characteristics of service supply chain management, and learn about related strategies.

Target Audience
Anyone working in operations management or another functional area who is looking to gain a working understanding of the operations functions in a service or manufacturing organization

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Supply Chain Management Basics: Cutting Costs and Optimizing Delivery

  • sequence the components of the supply chain
  • identify the key drivers of supply chain management
  • identify the characteristics of supply chain management in service organizations
  • match supply chain strategies of service organizations with their characteristics
  • identify criteria for selecting and combining different supply chain strategies
  • match supply chain areas with the key indicators of their performance
  • recognize supply chain management concepts, strategies, and performance indicators
  • Course Number:
    oper_45_a03_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone