Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

Sourcing 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

Beginner level

Recommended experience

9 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Sourcing intelligence to help companies identify and select suppliers for critical components.

  • Sourcing analytics framework on how analytics can help with sourcing.

  • Bargain power analysis to support better negotiation and bargaining with suppliers.

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3 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

9 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to sourcing analytics! Through the story of Apple's iPhone, you will learn some sourcing pain points, sourcing metrics and analytics framework, and the best practice of a sophisticated buyer.

What's included

4 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In the second week, you will learn how to set the supplier selection criteria (to match the company’s needs). To identify potential suppliers, you will learn market intelligence to assess the trend, stability and competition intensity of the global markets.

What's included

8 videos4 readings1 quiz

In the third week, you will learn bargain power analysis to assess your and your suppliers’ leverages and bargain power. You will also learn supplier analysis to analyze individual suppliers’ capability, pricing, financial robustness and efficiency.

What's included

4 videos2 readings1 quiz

This is the last week of Sourcing Analytics, you will wrap up all the analysis learned so far into supplier score sheets so as to select the best suppliers. You will perform a mini-project on sourcing intelligence.

What's included

2 videos1 reading1 peer review

Instructor

Yao Zhao
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
6 Courses84,827 learners

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