This course will present fundamental supply chain management (SCM) strategies one needs to consider before implementing an effective and workable SCM system. SCM concepts and strategies included in this course are centralized and decentralized distribution systems, push- and pull-based supply chains, risk pooling, the bullwhip effect, and centralized and decentralized inventory systems. The course will also examine the importance of supply chain partnerships and will look at strategies for implementing a global supply chain. Completion of the course will allow the learner to assess the needs of a particular organization and choose the strategies that will help build a successful SCM system.
Managers, team leaders, implementers, project managers, and coaches who are considering implementing SCM systems across their organizations.