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Introduction to Supply Chain Design is a course that explains what supply chain design is and provides insights on how to design supply chains to give them competitive advantages over competing supply chains.
It is said that in today's market, firms don't compete, supply chains do. Supply chains determine the ability of the businesses included in them to compete in the marketplace and how their supply chains are designed will affect their ability to compete. For example, a business that is attempting to compete in a market where low cost is paramount will have difficulty if it includes high cost suppliers in its supply chain. The course explains the importance of supply chain design and the design process itself.
This course will be of great interest to all professionals who work in the areas of operations management, logistics, procurement and information technology, and to all learners who are interested in developing a career in the area of supply chain management.
Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Describe how supply chain networks can be affected by disruptions and innovations; - List and describe the two steps in global supply chain design; - List and describe the five steps in global supply chain formation; - Describe what Governance Formation involves; - List and describe the types of Supplier Asset Specificity; - Describe risks to supply chains.
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