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What you will learn

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

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

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

  • 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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Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Welcome!

3 hours to complete
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

Week 2

2 hours to complete

General Principles and Intuition

2 hours to complete
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

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Data Collection, Cost Estimation and Supply Chain Analytics

2 hours to complete
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

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Customer Experience, Implementation and Project

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

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About the Supply Chain Analytics Specialization

This Specialization is intended for people seeking to integrate supply chain management with data analytics. Through five courses, you will discover and solve problems in various domains of a supply chain, from source, make, move to sell. Upon completion, you will learn concrete data analytics skills and tools to improve supply chain performance. Supply Chain Analytics Essentials: Supply chain pain points and how analytics may relieve them, job opportunities and intelligence. Business intelligence and Competitive Analysis: Use data analytics to assess the competitive environment and identify business problems and opportunities. Demand Analytics: Data analytics for demand forecasting and planning. Inventory Analytics: Discover and solve inventory problems - an essential part of Sales & Operations Planning. Supply Chain Analytics: Use analytics to design logistics strategies for a large-scale distribution system....
Supply Chain Analytics

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