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Supply Chain AnalyticsJob AnalysisSupply ChainSupply Chain Efficiency Assessment

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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Welcome!

Welcome to the exciting world of supply chain analytics! This module introduces you to the professor who is teaching this course. You will learn real life examples on how supply chain management can help a company to achieve a long-term competitive advantage. You will also understand the challenges of managing a supply chain and why analytics is critical to supply chain management.

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6 videos (Total 34 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
K-Mart vs Wal-Mart; Compaq vs. Dell5m
Wal-Mart vs. Amazon4m
Analytics Is Critical To Supply Chain Management5m
3 readings
Is This Course Right for Me?15m
Supply Chain Analytics Talent Crisis10m
The Next Frontier of Value Creation30m
1 practice exercise
Supply Chain Management Essentials30m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Supply Chain Analytics Essentials

In this module, you will learn the major domains (functional areas) of a supply chain, and understand the objectives and typical problems in each domain and how analytics may help to address them. You will also learn about supply chain analytics job opportunities, requirement and preparation.

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11 videos (Total 57 min), 7 quizzes
11 videos
Fulfillment Diagnostics4m
Distribution & Logistics Planning5m
Transportation Management2m
Production Planning, Workforce Management5m
Inventory Management3m
Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Management5m
Order Management3m
Supply Chain Analytics - Job Opportunities, Requirement & Preparation5m
6 practice exercises
Domains In a Supply Chain5m
Sell Analytics10m
Logistics Analytics5m
Make Analytics10m
Source Analytics10m
Supply Chain Analytics Jobs5m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Cash Cycle to Measure Supply Chain Efficiency

In this module, you will learn how a company’s financial performance depends on its supply chain partners (customers and suppliers). You will understand why inventory measures and cash conversion cycle are important indicators of a supply chain's efficiency, and you will master the methods to calculate them.

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4 videos (Total 19 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Cash Conversion Cycle Calculation & Implications6m
3 readings
Little's Law Examples and Quiz Solutions20m
Inventory Measure Examples and Quiz Solutions10m
Cash Conversion Cycle Examples and Quiz Solution15m
4 practice exercises
Little's Law15m
Inventory Measures10m
Cash Conversion Cycle10m
Little' Law, Inventory Measures & Cash Cycle20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Project

In this module, you will put your new skills to test. You will analyze a real-life data set, and assess and compare the supply chain efficiency between Apple and Samsung. You will also interpret the meanings of their inventory measures and cash conversion cycles.

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3 videos (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 readings
Cash Cycle: Wal-Mart vs. Amazon Excel Solution10m
Project Description and Data10m
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Top reviews from Supply Chain Analytics Essentials

By PGJan 17th 2019

Short, Crisp videos for conceptual understanding of the application and importance of Supply Chain Analytics in businesses. And some great case examples and problems to work upon!

By SADec 4th 2018

Great course, very useful . The professor`s way of teaching this course is amazingly simple

Instructor

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Yao Zhao

Professor
Supply Chain Management

About Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

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