Knowledge You Need

This online supply chain management course will will arm you with the knowledge required to work more effectively with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.

One Hot Topic

A recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek states that “one of the hottest tickets in business schools these days isn’t consulting jobs or investment banking positions; it’s a job that wasn’t on the radar just a few years ago: supply chain management.”

A study by the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics declares that “nearly 200,000 U.S. supply chain management jobs will go unfilled each year through 2018 for lack of qualified talent.”

A Complete Package

  • High definition audio visual presentations covering key topics in supply chain management.
  • Targeted articles exploring the topics covered in the course.
  • Assignments providing you the opportunity to compare your company with the concepts you are learning.
  • Quizzes that help you determine your understanding of the concepts and mathematical formulas.
  • A final exam that demonstrates you are able to work more effectively with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.
  • Access to one of our experts at Transformance Advisors to help with any questions or challenges you have while taking the course.
  • A certificate of completion that you can frame and display for all to see.
Content for the Online Supply Chain Management Course

What People Are Saying

“I recommend this SCM course to people, like me, that are senior operations leaders responsible for ensuring that their supply chain management processes are leveraging best practices and staying current with new developments and emerging trends.” — Thom Mandl, President, Mount Sopris Instruments

“The assignments were great because they made me investigate our company’s supply chain management strategies. Additionally, having a quiz after each section was very helpful and allowed me to find what lessons to focus on more before moving to next section.” – Kali Osborn, Materials Engineer, Avago Technologies

“The self-paced online SCM course provides an excellent education covering best practices and emerging trends in supply chain management.” — Tom Villiers, Past President, APICS Northern Colorado

Package of Online Tools

The online tools are available 24 hours a day and include:

  • High definition audio visual presentations.
  • Targeted articles exploring the topics covered in the course.
  • Assignments providing you the opportunity to compare your company with the concepts you are learning.
  • Quizzes that help you assess your understanding of the concepts and mathematical formulas.
  • A final exam that demonstrates you are able to work more effectively with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.
Online Supply Chain Management Course

Agenda

+Section 1: Competitive Advantage
  • Article: What is Supply Chain Management?
  • Presentation: Supply and Value Chains
  • Assignment: Your Chain
  • Presentation: Common Calculations
  • Assignment: Your Inventory Costs
  • Presentation: Competition
  • Assignment: Your Qualifiers and Winners
  • Presentation: Types of Demand
  • Assignment: Your Demand
  • Presentation: Types of Supply
  • Assignment: Your Supply
  • Presentation: Types of Inventory
  • Assignment: Your Inventory
  • Quiz 1
+Section 2: Creating Alignment
  • Article: Bullwhip Effect- Still Snapping
  • Article: The Challenges of Creating Consensus
  • Presentation: Collaboration
  • Assignment: Your Collaboration
  • Presentation: Gaining Consensus
  • Assignment: Your Consensus
  • Presentation: Sales and Operations Planning
  • Assignment: Your S&OP Process
  • Quiz 2
+Section 3: Demand and Supply Management
  • Presentation: Demand Forecasting
  • Assignment: Your Forecasts
  • Article: What is High Flexibility Scheduling?
  • Presentation: Supply Planning
  • Assignment: Your Supply Plan
  • Presentation: Master Scheduling
  • Assignment: Your Master Schedule
  • Presentation: Detail Scheduling
  • Assignment: Your Detail Schedule
  • Quiz 3
+Section 4: Integrated Planning
  • Presentation: Safety Stock
  • Assignment: Your Safety Stock
  • Presentation: Order Quantities
  • Assignment: Your Order Quantities
  • Presentation: Material Planning
  • Assignment: Your Material Planning
  • Presentation: Capacity Planning
  • Assignment: Your Capacity Planning
  • Quiz 4
+Section 5: Conclusion
  • Article: Success at Supply Chain Management
  • Article: Bashing Best Practices
  • Final Exam

Each participant will earn a certificate of completion after:

  • Viewing the presentations
  • Reading the articles
  • Completing the assignments
  • Taking all quizzes and the final exam
+Optional Information
  • Presentation: Production Alternatives
  • Assignment: Your Alternatives
  • Presentation: Warehousing
  • Assignment: Your Inventory Record Accuracy
  • Presentation: Transportation
  • Assignment: Your Transportation
  • Presentation: Reverse Logistics
  • Assignment: Your Reverse Logistics
  • Article: Retail Supply Chain Challenges
  • Assignment: Your Employee Turnover
  • Quiz 5

What People Are Saying

“I really enjoyed the supply chain management course from Transformance Advisors. It was great to step back from the daily grind to learn about best practices and then challenge ourselves to apply the concepts in our organization.” — Sandy Rose, Planning Manager, APW Wyott

“The online Supply Chain Management course is much more relevant for today’s organizations than the other courses I have taken in the past. The course from Transformance Advisors provided me with the knowledge that organizations are asking for during my search for a new job.” — Kristina Bozzer, Certified Lean Master

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone that comes into contact with customers or suppliers.
  • Anyone that impacts the flow of materials, services, or information.
  • Those that will be part of improvement initiatives such as a lean transformation or implementing an ERP system.
  • Those just getting started in the field of supply chain management or a related discipline.
  • Those with experience seeking to learn about best practices and emerging trends.
  • Information technology professionals that build and support the systems used to manage supply chains.
  • Financial professionals that analyze and report on supply chain activities that impact the balance sheet and income statement.
  • Human resource specialists that recruit for relevant positions and support training, retention, and career development programs.

This course is ideal for those with an undergraduate degree and 3 or more years experience in one or more roles that relate to sales, customer service, operations, logistics, procurement, information technology, finance, human resources, or continuous improvement.

A perfect course for everyone

Free Sample Video

The below presentation is a sample from the course.

What People Are Saying

“This course provides presentations with the knowledge you need and also includes assignments that get you started with your own program for improving supply chain management at your organization. The quizzes and final exam validates your learning and allows you to feel confident when working with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.” – Mike Sheahan, Past President of APICS: The Association for Operations Management and Vice President at Transformance Advisors.

Registration

Online Supply Chain Management Course

$295 per person

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