Tactical Implementation of Supply Chain Management
|Course name||Tactical Implementation of Supply Chain Management|
|Institution||University of San Francisco - School of Business and Professional Studies|
|Course objective|| |
Delving into detailed tactics and tools, Tactical Implementation of Supply Chain Management teaches professionals how to apply, fine-tune and successfully implement the concepts introduced in Functional Perspective of Supply Chain Management. By the end of this eight-week, 100% online course, participants will be fully versed in the procurement and operations aspects of supply chain management and well equipped to set up and run a supply chain in any industry.
|General course topics||Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail|
|Specific course topics|| |
Strategically Implementing the Supply Chain, Supply chain cost-management strategies, including activity-based costing (ABC) and value-chain analysis, Global political and cultural impacts on supply chain strategy, Outsourcing strategies and considerations, Operations issues: business process management (BPM), Managing uncertainty: inventory safety planning and control techniques, Demand Planning for Supply Chain Management (SCM), Planning and implementation of business process outsourcing (BPO) initiatives, Designing the supply chain infrastructure and “closed-loop” supply chain, Designing and implementing reverse logistics systems, Sourcing and Contracting for SCM: Sourcing strategies, Managing risks through contract types, Preparing solicitations and evaluating offers; Production, Distribution and Warehousing Aspects of SCM: Advanced planning systems (APS) and supply chain optimization, Theory of constraints (TOC) and critical chain thinking, Operations issues: Lean Six Sigma, transportation management systems (TMS) and warehouse management systems (WMS); Technology Issues in SCM: Auto-ID considerations, Selecting and implementing auto-ID solutions, Supply chain planning and execution systems; Human Development, Infrastructure and Organizational: Considerations for Mastering SCM, Designing and implementing employee performance and development programs for SCM,Organizational structures to support SCM, Network supply chain design considerations in an uncertain environment.
|Total time commitment||64|
|Focus commodity||Not indicated|
|Degree name||Part of a series of 3 courses that leads to a Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management|
|Incentives description|| |
4.5 continuting education credits
|Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate)||100|
|Pre-requisites description|| |
completion of \'Functional Perspective of Supply Chain Management
|Course fee description|| |
Virtual classroom that’s better than live, Professor-led classes through online streaming video, Chat rooms and message boards for rich, real-time interaction with professors and students alike, Ability to study anytime, anywhere, No required login times – 24/7 access, Multimedia access – not a book-in-a-box, go-it-alone program
|Discount description|| |
Discounted fees available for taking more than one package course. Take all three and save $545.
|Course included in analysis||No|
|Additional comments|| |
one of three courses that counts toward earning the Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management