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Supply Chain Management Basics

This online, self-paced course introduces the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluation, logistics, inventory management and other supply chain practices.

Program Overview

The Supply Chain Management Basics course focuses on the key strategic drivers of effective supply chain management. As the supply chain grows in complexity and companies continue to source products and services from a more diverse and global set of suppliers, the job of managing the processes that ensure the steady and reliable flow of components and inputs has never been more difficult.

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Approximately 10 hours

Up to 180 days to complete coursework

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No additional materials required

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We partnered with MindEdge to bring you affordable, full suite, cloud-based, content-rich online education.

In the course you will: 

  • Participate in interactive and integrative exercises to help you better understand the foundational elements of managing the supply chain.
  • Review case studies and assignments to further the comprehension and retention of course material, to ensure proficiency and mastery of critical knowledge and information.
  • Have the ability to apply what you have learned to your workplace and contribute in a meaningful way.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion, printable upon successful completion.

As a student, you will:

  • Analyze how organizations in a supply chain communicate and manage relationships
  • Explain the supplier appraisal process and understand its role in supply chain management
  • Formulate strategies for mitigating supply chain risk, and discuss the events that can create disruption in the supply chain
  • Assess the major trends and issues shaping supply chain management today

Who Should Enroll?

  • Adult learners interested in gaining a basic understanding of human resource management.

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Program Benefits

100% Web-based learning. Access courses anytime, anywhere with an Internet connection.

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Affordable. Courses are competitively priced.

“Ask the Expert.” Learners can pose content-related questions and receive feedback within 24 hours.

Interactive. Courses include interactive exercises to engage learners.

Easy-to-follow. Concise explanations, real-world examples, and references enable learners to easily explore course topics.

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