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Fundamentals of Using Six Sigma in Supply Chains

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Fundamentals of Using Six Sigma in Supply Chains
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  • Certification
  • Supply chain management is the design and management of a supply chain network that delivers high-quality products to the right customers at the right time at minimum cost. Six Sigma processes are powerful tools that managers can use to identify and solve supply chain problems.

    In this Six Sigma course you will be introduced to the basics of supply chain management and how supply chains are integrated and coordinated networks that deliver business processes to procure raw materials, transform them into final products or services and deliver the product/service to the customer. You will also learn how Six Sigma processes can be used to improve each step of the supply chain and identify and eliminate problems.

    This course will be of great interest to professionals in the areas of supply chain management, logistics, manufacturing and Six Sigma and quality management, and all learners who would like to learn more about the application of Six Sigma processes in supply chain management.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Define what supply chain management is; - Describe how Six Sigma can be used in supply chain management; - List examples of supply chains that have Six Sigma processes; - Describe management's challenge of integrating Six Sigma processes into supply chain systems.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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