Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

Inventory Analytics

This course is part of Supply Chain Analytics Specialization

Taught in English

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Yao Zhao

Instructor: Yao Zhao

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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10 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • For which industries is inventory important?

  • How may inventory drive a company’s financial performance?

  • How do I know that I have an inventory problem?

  • How to classify and manage inventory?

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to inventory analytics - the corner-stone of supply chain analytics. In this week, you will first learn the story of Amazon and Macy’s, then get an overview of the course, including the value, trend, breakdown, and economic indication of inventory in the US and the world.

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3 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

The importance of inventory is industry and country dependent. In this week, you will be able to identify the importance of inventory in various industries (and countries) by two metrics: Inventory as a percentage of the total assets and inventory turns (or days).

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8 videos1 reading1 quiz2 peer reviews

How may inventory drive a company’s financial performance? How do I know that I have an inventory problem? Why do companies hold inventory and why not? You will be able to answer these questions in this week.

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3 videos1 quiz2 peer reviews

Some products are more important than others for inventory management; the inventory of different products may be managed in different ways. In this week, you will learn how to classify inventory and manage it accordingly.

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5 videos1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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Yao Zhao
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
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