Introduction To Supply Chain Design - Revised 2018
Learn key aspects of supply chain management such as supply chain ecosystems, modern manufacturing services, and more.
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The Introduction To Supply Chain Design course begins by discussing supply chain design, the importance of supply chain design, and the design process itself. 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. With this course, you will learn how supply chains determine the ability of the businesses to compete as well as how the design of their supply chains will affect their ability to compete in the marketplace.
A supply chain network can be affected by disruptions and innovations and with this online course, you will learn how this happens and how to deal with them. You will also study the two steps in a global supply chain design as well as the five steps in a global supply chain formation. The course also covers the factors involved in Governance Formation, the types of Supplier Asset Specificity, and the risks present in supply chains.
Structuring and managing your company's supply chain can help you identify the right balance between inventory, transportation, and manufacturing costs. It will also help every business entrepreneur or manager synchronize the activities of their network thus making it easier to achieve the company's goals. So why wait? Have a look at the course today and start gaining some really powerful knowledge in just a few short hours.
Module 1: Supply Chain Design
Supply Chain Design - Learning Outcomes
Supply Chain Design - Part 1
Supply Chain Design - Part 2
Supply Chain Design - Part 3
Supply Chain Design - Part 4
Supply Chain Design - Part 5
Supply Chain Design - Part 6
Supply Chain Design - Lesson Summary
Having studied this course you 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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