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Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Greek

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Lean Operations and Theory of Constraints

4 videos (Total 16 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
The Goals of Operations: Speed, Flexibility, Quality, and Cost4m
Lean Operations5m
Theory of Constraints4m
3 readings
Is this course for me?10m
"Lean Thinking" by Womack and Jones15m
"The Goal" by Goldratt30m
1 practice exercise
The Goals of Operations30m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Lean Inventory

4 videos (Total 26 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Screencast - Economic Order Quantity6m
Screencast - Safety Stock Calculation8m
Kanban3m
6 readings
Economic Order Quantity Terms and Notation2m
The EOQ Calculation15m
Safety Stock Terms and Calculation2m
The Safety Stock Calculation15m
Kanban10m
Lean Inventory Quiz Instructions1h
1 practice exercise
Lean Inventory30m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Six Sigma

6 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
DMAIC and the Define Stage2m
Screencast of DMAIC and the Measure Stage4m
Screencast of DMAIC and the Analyze Stage4m
Screencast of DMAIC and the Improve Stage4m
Screencast of DMAIC and the Control Stage2m
2 readings
Summary of the DMAIC Example5m
Some more Six Sigma Examples30m
1 practice exercise
Quality Management and the DMAIC Methodology30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Lean Six Sigma

1 video (Total 4 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
The Road to Lean Six Sigma10m
Selecting a Great Lean Six Sigma Project5m
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Top reviews from Supply Chain Operations

By SBJul 25th 2018

I have learned how supply chain operations work in companies. very well understood about. and detail explanation by Professer. I definitely recommand this course for begineers in this field of work.

By YKDec 5th 2017

Really interesting course, learn so much from it.\n\nAnd can't wait to continue the whole specialization.\n\nIt gave me a great insight on six sigma principles, a future green belt six sigma.

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Rudolf Leuschner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Supply Chain Management

About Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

About the Supply Chain Management Specialization

This specialization is an introduction to the fascinating world of Supply Chain Management. When you complete the Supply Chain Management Specialization you will have a richer understanding of the complexities that companies are facing in today's global networked economy. The specialization is for you, if: 1. you are looking to start a career in Supply Chain Management, but lack the basic background; 2. you are working with people in Supply Chain Management and want to understand their daily challenges better; 3. you are fascinated by how the global economy is linked together by the flow of products, information, and finances. The Supply Chain Management Specialization is made up of four basic courses in logistics, operations, planning, and sourcing, followed by a capstone course in Supply Chain Management Strategy. The Supply Chain Logistics course will cover transportation, warehousing and inventory, and logistics network design. The Supply Chain Operations course covers techniques used to optimize flow and focuses specifically on Six Sigma quality and Lean practices. In the Supply Chain Planning course you will master different forecasting approaches. The Supply Chain Sourcing course deals with different techniques that help you create lasting and productive supplier relationships. Finally, in the capstone course on Supply Chain Management Strategy you will solve a real-life business case. Join me as we enter the exciting field of Supply Chain Management!...
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