What is a supply chain management? This is one of crucial components of operations management and one of the main factors of a success of an organization. The supply chain runs through the entire organization and as a network of operations, including design, production, delivery, it is responsible for providing clients with services or goods. Location, inventory, transportation, production, information are main drivers of performance of supply chain. Managing those efficiently can result in increasing capabilities of a given chain. Organizations help themselves in managing supply chain by adopting various strategies. Such strategies together with driving performance by managing aforementioned factors can result in improvement of a supply chain processes in a given organization. Thanks to that, a company can thrive or survive in a very competitive market. Our supply chain management online course provides the participants with basic principles of the process by teaching them about various echo systems present in a modern supply chain management. All of these echo systems make up for a vast network that covers not only companies, but also countries, governments, infrastructure, social institutions, political organizations, financial systems, human resources industry, IT sector, logistics sector, industrial segment and more. Learning about how those echo systems work and co-operate is one of the subject of the course. After each module of the course there is an assessment test and additionally one final at the end of the training. Passing each test with the minimum score of 80% entitles you to obtain a diploma. After each module of the course there is an assestment test and additionaly one final at the ned of the traingin. Passing each test with the minimum score of 80% entitles you to obtain a diploma. The course is free of charge and has been revised as per 2017.
What Will I Learn?
During the course you will find out how among all of echo systems engaged in a supply chain, each one is unique to a given entity. You will fully understand the saying that claims that nowadays it is not the companies that compete, but their supply chains. In the beginning of the course you will be familiarized with the definition of a supply chain, its design and why it matters to create a supply chain in a specific way giving an enterprise advantages over its competitors. The course will then touch the topic of supply chain risk management, in short SCRM, as this process involves various risk connected to, often dynamic, changes to parts of the echo system. SCRM aids reducing vulnerability of a supply chain and its exposure to the risks, both internal and external. You will gain knowledge on six strategies used to reduce risk and will be shown examples of what may go wrong in a supply chain management, including resources uncertainty or cyber-attacks. Upon completing the course you will have know-how of: explaining supply chain and supply chain management terms, identifying supply chain networks, defining echo system of a supply chain, describing relations between services and manufacturing in modern business, explaining Governance Formations, identifying and describing internal and external risks to which supply chain is exposed, outlining elements of a supply chain echo system, stating what goals does SCRM have, listing and explaining six strategies of avoiding risks and giving examples of most common economic, political and others uncertainties.
Who is the target audience?
The diploma in supply chain management course will be perfect for professionals working in this field, but also to those looking to pursue such career in the future. Student of logistics, management and similar studies can find our course also useful. Also, those who look to shift their career to supply chain management field can start preparing to do so with taking part in our course.
There are no requirements to launch the course. A general interested in the subject is needed, but no prior experience of knowledge in supply chain management is necessary.
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