Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) Module


Course name Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) Module
Institution APICS - The Association for Operations Management
Location Online
Language English
Contact information

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Course objective

This module will teach participants business wide concepts, demand planning, transformation of demand into supply, and supply. It covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. This includes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur.

Sector Public
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

-Understanding basic business wide concepts, including understanding various supply chain environments

-Managing demand, including markets and customer expectations

-Designing products, processes, and information systems

-Understanding supply issues including inventory costs, functions, and metrics

Total time commitment 36
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name This course counts towards a certificate in APICS CPIM - Certified in Production & Inventory Management. Participants would need to complete the other modules in oder to receive a certificate.
Attendance mode Online
Incentives Not Specified
Incentives description

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Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

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Course fee $580
Discount available Yes
Discount description

APICS Members save $130. The member price is $450.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

In order to get the certificate participants need to complete: Basics of Supply Chain Management, Master Planning of Resources, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Execution and Control of Operations, and strategic Management of Resources.

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