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Introduction To Supply Chain Design - Revised 2018

Supply Chain Management
Free Course

Learn key aspects of supply chanin management such as supply chain ecosystems, modern manufacturing services and more.

  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

It is said that in today's market, firms don't compete, supply chains do, and supply chain design can give supply chains a competitive advantage over competing supply chains. The course begins by explaining what supply chain design is, the importance of supply chain design and the design process itself. You will learn how supply chains determine the ability of the businesses included in them to compete, and the design of their supply chains will affect their ability to compete in the marketplace. 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. 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. Prerequisites: It is recommended that you have studied the courses 'Introduction To Supply Chain Management – Revised 2018', and 'Understanding Supply Chain Ecosystems – Revised 2018'.

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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