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Foundation Course: Global Supply Chain Management Essentials

Examine some of the benefits companies are seeing because of continuous improvement initiatives via supply chain strategies. While examining these issues through a variety of business examples, you will consider a general framework that explains the characteristics and concerns surrounding global supply chain management.

  • Explain the meaning and purpose of global supply chain management.
  • Examine ways to develop an effective end-to-end supply chain infrastructure.
  • Identify ways to design your supply chain to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of your company.
  • Identify a collaborative model that promotes the goals and objectives of your organization.
  • Examine your supply chain from a strategic perspective.
  • Identify appropriate metrics to help drive the success of your organization.
  • Explain forces that are affecting today’s supply chains.
  • Discuss the barriers associated with supply chain management.
  • Identify supply chain challenges that companies often experience regardless of their industry.
  • Identify strategies used by different companies to strengthen their supply chain.
  • Create an action plan to enhance global supply chain performance.

Thunderbird’s Foundation Courses enable you to further your education in a specific global business area. These online business courses are 100% web-based and available at your convenience, typically taking just 1–3 weeks for completion. Foundation Courses are ideal for individuals looking for the latest global updates in a certain business focus, or just need a refresher course on a topic of interest to enhance professional development.

Course fee: $400 (USD)

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