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Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

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Specialization
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

What is Supply Chain Strategy

In this module you will be introduced to the business case that you will work on over the duration of this course. The goal of this part is to determine the overall direction of your improvement efforts. After completing this module, you will be able to recognize the issues in a business better as well as customize your specific recommendations in the remainder of the course....
Reading
2 videos (Total 3 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
How to Save 2.3% of Revenue1m
Reading2 readings
Is this course for me?5m
The Case30m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Logistics at MTC

In this module, you are going to examine the logistics challenges that MTC faces. In addition to examining the current state of the company's logistics, you will make recommendations to improve the company's logistics. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to recognize a company's logistical challenges and make appropriate recommendations to overcome those issues....
Reading
7 videos (Total 19 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
How much inventory do we need?3m
When to order inventory?2m
How do you build a logistics network?2m
Facilities: How many and where?2m
Factors Influencing Logistics Networks3m
Logistics Customer Service3m
Reading5 readings
Logistics Challenges5m
The Medical Devices Supply Chain at MTC7m
The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
Next Steps10m
Current Industry Issues3m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Operations at MTC

In this module, you are going to examine the operations challenges that MTC faces. In addition to examining the current state of the company's operations, you will make recommendations to improve the company's flow of products to the customers. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to recognize a company's operational challenges and make appropriate recommendations to overcome those issues....
Reading
5 videos (Total 22 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Lean Operations5m
Why do companies need warehouses?4m
How should we design a warehouse?3m
Lean Inventory6m
Reading4 readings
Operations at Challenges5m
The Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
Next Steps10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Planning at MTC

In this module, you are going to examine the planning challenges that MTC faces. In addition to examining the current state of the company's demand planning and fulfillment, you will make recommendations to improve the company's forecasting. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to recognize a company's forecasting and demand planning challenges and make appropriate recommendations to overcome those issues....
Reading
6 videos (Total 18 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Naive Forecast3m
Cumulative Mean Forecast2m
Forecast Accuracy3m
Moving Average3m
Exponential Smoothing3m
Reading5 readings
Planning Challenges10m
The Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
Next Steps10m
Exhibit C10m
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Top Reviews

By GCApr 30th 2017

This courses really teaches me a lot. Thanks to all the man and women who made this stuff, you have no idea how big deal this is to us. Keep up the good work and please continue doing this.

By AMJul 31st 2017

Good course to get started with basic aspects of Supply Chain Management. The application of concepts in solving real life problem through capstone in invaluable!

Instructor

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Rudolf Leuschner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Supply Chain Management

About Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

About the Supply Chain Management Specialization

This specialization is an introduction to the fascinating world of Supply Chain Management. When you complete the Supply Chain Management Specialization you will have a richer understanding of the complexities that companies are facing in today's global networked economy. The specialization is for you, if: 1. you are looking to start a career in Supply Chain Management, but lack the basic background; 2. you are working with people in Supply Chain Management and want to understand their daily challenges better; 3. you are fascinated by how the global economy is linked together by the flow of products, information, and finances. The Supply Chain Management Specialization is made up of four basic courses in logistics, operations, planning, and sourcing, followed by a capstone course in Supply Chain Management Strategy. The Supply Chain Logistics course will cover transportation, warehousing and inventory, and logistics network design. The Supply Chain Operations course covers techniques used to optimize flow and focuses specifically on Six Sigma quality and Lean practices. In the Supply Chain Planning course you will master different forecasting approaches. The Supply Chain Sourcing course deals with different techniques that help you create lasting and productive supplier relationships. Finally, in the capstone course on Supply Chain Management Strategy you will solve a real-life business case. Join me as we enter the exciting field of Supply Chain Management!...
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • If you complete this course, there is no University credit, but if you successfully complete the entire Supply Chain Management Specialization, and are accepted into the Rutgers Business School Master of Supply Chain Management program, you will receive a three-credit waiver.

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