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Approx. 7 hours to complete

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What you will learn

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    Use data analytics to assess the impact of various strategies on all aspects of a supply chain.

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    One size does not fit all - customize supply chain strategies by product.

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    Conduct a competitive analysis and benchmarking to assess competitive environment and identify business opportunities.

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    Obtain hands-on experience on the application and financial impact of analytics in integrated supply chain and logistics planning.

Skills you will gain

Inventory and TransportationCompetitive Analysis and BenchmarkData AnalysisSupply Chain PlanningDistribution and Logistics

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks, 2.5 hours each week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Welcome!

4 videos (Total 22 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Course Overview4m
Weekly Preview5m
Competitive Analysis and Benchmarking5m
2 readings
Is This Course Right For Me?30m
A Mini-Case of Supply Chain Benchmarking30m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz40m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

General Principles and Intuition

2 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Intuition of Pull vs Push Strategies5m
1 reading
The Shipping vs. Inventory Trade-off in Supply Chain Planning1h
2 practice exercises
General Principles of Supply Chain Planning30m
Intuition of Pull vs Push Strategies30m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Data Collection, Cost Estimation and Supply Chain Analytics

4 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Warehouse Pick / Pack Cost Estimate, Sales and Inventory Data3m
Supply Chain Analytics I: Hot-Smart & Hot-Feature5m
Supply Chain Analytics II: Cold-Smart, Cold-Feature & Net Impact6m
2 readings
Cost Estimation Formulas and Data Excel File30m
Analytics Calculation Formulas and Excel File30m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz40m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Customer Experience, Implementation and Project

3 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Implementation and Epilogue3m
Project Description2m
1 reading
Project Description and Data20m

Instructor

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Yao Zhao

Professor
Supply Chain Management

About Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

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