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An Introduction to Modelling and Analytics in Supply Networks

In this free online course, you will learn about the basics of Modelling and Analytics involved in Supply Networks.

Supply Chain Management
Free Course
This free online course discusses the flows of Supply Chain and the measures for analyzing the performance of Supply Chain Processes. You will learn how big data analytics can be leveraged in managing a Supply Chain and the need for mathematical modelling in selecting suppliers. Further, various methods of selecting suppliers and the process of converting qualitative information into numeric market information will also be discussed.
  • Duration

    5-6 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course introduces you to the basics of Modelling and Analytics in the Supply Network. You will learn about the flows of a Supply Chain, measures for analysing the performance of a Supply Chain and how Big Data Analytics can be leveraged in managing a Supply Chain. This course is arranged systematically and presented clearly so you will easily be able to understand the given concepts.

Next, the course will cover Supply Chain Operations and the various analytical techniques used in Supply Chain Management. The course then goes on to explain about the different types of design options you can get in distribution networks. The course gives emphasis for the need for mathematical modelling in selecting suppliers and also the various methods of selecting suppliers.

Finally, you will learn about the process of converting qualitative information into numeric market information for making meaningful decisions. An Introduction to Modelling and Analytics in Supply Networks Cert course will teach you the basics of modelling and analytics involved in the supplier selection process and will interest students studying management, industrial and systems engineering, mechanical engineering, and related disciplines or those who have an interest in these topics. So, sign up for this course and start learning today!

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Recognize the need for studying Modelling and Analytics for Supply Chain Management
Identify the various flows of the Supply Chain
Explain the various types of data generated at different stages of a Supply Chain
Describe the types of decisions that are taken in the context of Supply Chain Management
Identify the measures for analysing the performance of Supply Chain
Define what Analytics and Big Data are in the context of Supply Chain
Identify the need for mathematical modelling in selecting suppliers
Explain how to optimize different situations using linear programming
Describe the linear point metric method for determining the choice of suppliers
Recognize why organization should develop meteorology in selecting suppliers
Understand how to convert the descriptive information into numeric market information

Certification

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