Operations of Supply Chain Management

Operations of Supply Chain Management

Single Course Fee: $990

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 3.0
The continuing education unit (CEU) is a recognized method of quantifying participation in an organized continuing education experience under qualified instruction.

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Discover how supply chain principles can help companies better meet the challenges of the modern world

The Operations of Supply Chain Management course focuses on examining modern business challenges in sustainability, ethics, and globalization. 

  • Establish a supply chain management lexicon.
  • Present the primary goals of a company’s supply chain.
  • Explore some of the different issues related to procurement, operations and logistics.
  • Establish an understanding of the importance of integration throughout the supply chain.
  • Help students appreciate the importance of supply chain management in addressing issues of expansion, globalization, social responsibility, finance, marketing, data analytics, etc.
  • Create an awareness of supply chain concepts that can aid in developing solutions to both simple and complex problems in the workplace.

This course is delivered in partnership with Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business.

Curriculum Highlights

  • The curriculum for the supply chain certificate is in-depth and driven by best practices and industry benchmarks.
  • Delivered by faculty who teach in our W. P. Carey supply chain programs, including our Master of Science in Global Logistics (MS-GL), the certificate consists of two core courses and your choice of an elective course.
  • The case- and simulation-based curriculum is designed for real-world applicability.
  • The certificate curriculum is enhanced by weekly quizzes, readings, and final assessment.
  • Coursework can be completed on your time throughout the course.
  • Delivered online to fit your busy schedule, the supply chain certificate can be completed in fewer than six months.
  • You will explore the intricacies of the supply chain field, leverage your current skills and expertise and unlock knowledge that goes beyond the tasks and functions of your organization.
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Thunderbird’s world-renowned faculty are hands-on professors with real world experience in working with global institutions and in international markets. Cultural nuances, regional regulations, emerging markets and global teams are part of working for an organization that operates globally. Thunderbird faculty help you learn what to expect and how to deal with the unexpected.

Professor: Eddie Davila, MBA