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Basics of Supply Chain Management

Course Overview

This is an introductory course for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates . This course provides basic definitions and concepts for planning and controlling the flow of materials into, through, and out of an organization. It explains fundamental relationships among the activities that occur in the supply chain from suppliers to customers. In addition, the course addresses types of manufacturing systems, forecasting, master planning, material requirements planning, capacity management, production activity control, purchasing, inventory management, distribution, quality management, and Lean manufacturing

(Class consists of 10 weekly 3 hour sessions)

Course Outline

1 - Business-wide Concepts

  • Elements of the Supply Chain
  • Operating Environments
  • Financial Fundamentals
  • Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP)
  • Lean
  • Total Quality Management (TCM)

2 - Demand Planning

  • Marketplace-Driven
  • Customer Expectations and Definition of Value
  • Customer Relationships
  • Demand Management

3 - Transformation of Demand into Supply

  • Design
  • Capacity Management
  • Planning
  • Execution and Control
  • Performance Measurements

4 - Supply

  • Inventory
  • Purchasing
  • Physical Distribution System

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Price: $1,650.00
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