Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

Operations Excellence

This course is part of Supply Chain Excellence Specialization

Taught in English

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Advanced level

Recommended experience

17 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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November 2023

Assessments

10 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Advanced level

Recommended experience

17 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Supply Chain Excellence Specialization
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.
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There are 4 modules in this course

Manufacturing Excellence facilitates the transformation of products through the manufacturing system of the firm. To achieve manufacturing excellence, the firm must be able to produce items efficiently and effectively to the highest specifications at the lowest possible cost. The module is made up of the following two lessons: 1. Manufacturing Efficiency, 2. Contract Manufacturers

What's included

5 videos6 readings3 quizzes2 discussion prompts

This module will focus on internal data and mostly highlight how companies can use data within the manufacturing environment. Specifically, we will introduce the Industry 4.0 concept. Afterwards, we have one more forecasting topic to cover. It will involve trends and seasonality.

What's included

14 videos7 readings4 quizzes10 discussion prompts

This module focuses on how Supply Chain Management can contribute to the internal financial performance of the company. Specifically, the concept of Supply Chain Capital is explored, which is often the cheapest form of funding that a company can use. In addition, we discuss the importance of inventory to the financial standing of a company, but we also view it from the perspective of customer service.

What's included

6 videos4 readings3 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Now that we have reached the end of this course, it is time to put all of your new knowledge to the test. Not only will you be able to take a second attempt at your SCM project by improving your original submission and adding a new section on information flow. Finally, you will perform a quantitative analysis of a real-life business case and suggest improvements.

What's included

1 reading2 peer reviews

Instructor

Rudolf Leuschner, Ph.D.
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
17 Courses319,585 learners

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