Starts 8th October
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Starts 8th October
Supply Chain Management: Principles and Practices short course
10 weeks online
6 - 8 hours
The USB-ED Supply Chain Management online short course takes you through the complexities of supply chain thinking in a way that is accessible and manageable. Explore the importance of forecasting inventory processes and identify procedural measures necessary to satisfy a customer centric market. Update your understanding of supply chain management with technical theory and management principles necessary to command the supply chain domain. Numerous exercises and theoretical scenarios will reinforce your learning as you progress each week. You will be assisted by a professional faculty expert, ensuring that your progress is informed, focused, and enjoyable.
Week 1 - Orientation Module
Week 2 - Supply chain management principles
Week 3 - Global supply chain management
Week 4 - Supply chain management design and planning theories
Week 5 - Forecasting and demand management
Week 6 - Inventory and material management
Week 7 - Integrated supply chain management
Week 8 - Supply chain relationships and customer value
Week 9 - The future challenge
Week 10 - Assignment Module
This course is for you if you’re an aspiring middle-senior professional interested in the organisational and operational procedures needed to direct business productivity and ensure quality assurance throughout the supply chain. Those seeking more than just technical knowledge will also find a core introduction to administrative procedures relevant to materials and services within a business.
Michael is an expert in supply chain management, operational management, entrepreneurship, leadership and procurement. Michael boasts over 20 years of experience in international companies, including Shoprite Checkers, Massmart/Walmart group of companies and a personal property investment portfolio.