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Introduction To Supply Chain Management - 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

Excellence in supply chain management is a fundamental requirement for all modern businesses and organisations competing in a global business environment. The course explains what supply chain management is and how it can be a key component in organizational success.

The course begins by explaining what is meant by the term supply chain and how the term is used to represent all the individual firms, their personnel and the physical infrastructure required to create and transport products to customers. Next, the student will learn how each interconnected member in a supply chain may move materials or information or money in response to customers' demands.

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 studied this course you will be able to:


  • Explain what the terms supply chain and supply chain management mean.
  • Describe what supply chain networks are.
  • List examples of supply chains.
  • Describe what is meant by integrated supply chain networks.
  • Describe best practices in supply chain networks.

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