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What you will learn

  • To recognize the basic functions of a supply chain, and key supply chain activities

  • To recognize the primary supply chain processes affected during a disruption, and the primary causes of a disruption

  • To recognize various supply chain risk types and categories of disruption

  • To understand key best practices for preparing for, responding to, and mitigating supply chain disruption

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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

What is Supply Chain Management?

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 68 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
9 videos
Importance of Supply Chain Management7m
Basic Supply Chain Management Operations11m
The Supply Chain Management "Rights"9m
Supply Chain Management Cost Categories7m
Supply Chain Management Strategy Part 110m
Supply Chain Management Strategy Part 28m
Supply Chain Management Strategy Part 37m
Supply Chain Management Strategy Part 45m
4 readings
About This Course5m
Glossary of Terms10m
About the Discussion Forums4m
What is Supply Chain Management? Graded Quiz Instructions1m
6 practice exercises
Importance of Supply Chain Management5m
Basic Supply Chain Management Operations5m
The Supply Chain Management "Rights"5m
Supply Chain Management Cost Categories5m
Supply Chain Management Stragety7m
What is Supply Chain Management? Graded Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Exploring the Concept of Supply Chain Disruption

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
8 videos
An Overview of Supply Chain Disruption6m
Supply Chain Disruption Impact on Primary Flows and Processes9m
Supply Chain Susceptibility to Disruption Part 111m
Supply Chain Susceptibility to Disruption Part 29m
Identifying Supply Chain Risks10m
Supply Chain Risk & Resilience8m
Categories of Supply Chain Disruption8m
1 reading
Exploring the Concept of Supply Chain Disruption Graded Quiz Instructions1m
6 practice exercises
Supply Chain Disruption Impact on Primary Flows and Processes5m
Supply Chain Susceptibility to Disruption7m
Identifying Supply Chain Risks3m
Supply Chain Risk & Resilience3m
Categories of Supply Chain Disruption3m
Exploring the Concept of Supply Chain Disruption Graded Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Discussing a Disruption: COVID-19 & the PPE Supply Chain

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 7 quizzes
9 videos
COVID-19 & Past Disruption Events: General Differences7m
A Forced & Mismatched PPE Supply Chain Strategy9m
The Bullwhip Effect and PPE Part 17m
The Bullwhip Effect and PPE Part 24m
Issues with PPE: Sourcing9m
PPE & Automobiles: Unique Supply Chain Partnerships7m
Capacity-Related Factors of PPE6m
Transportation Disruption Interview with Mike Mobley, Senior Vice President of Operations at Echo Global Logistics11m
1 reading
Discussing a Disruption: COVID-19 & the PPE Supply Chain Graded Quiz Instructions1m
7 practice exercises
COVID-19 & Past Disruption Events: General Differences3m
A Forced & Mismatched PPE Supply Chain Strategy3m
The Bullwhip Effect and PPE5m
Issues with PPE: Sourcing5m
PPE & Automobiles: Unique Supply Chain Partnerships3m
Capacity-Related Factors of PPE3m
Discussing a Disruption: COVID-19 & the PPE Supply Chain Graded Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Best Practices for Managing Supply Chain Disruption

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 52 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
8 videos
Managing Disruption: Best Practices Overview9m
Managing the Bullwhip: Practices & Ideas for Hospitals7m
Best Practices Mini Simulation 18m
Best Practices Mini Simulation 28m
Best Practices Mini Simulation 38m
Business and Care for People4m
Gies Online Programs3m
2 readings
Best Practices for Managing Supply Chain Disruption Graded Quiz Instructions1m
Congratulations!10m
5 practice exercises
Managing Disruption: Best Practices Overview3m
Managing the Bullwhip: Practices & Ideas for Hospitals5m
Best Practices Mini Simulations7m
Business and Care for People3m
Best Practices for Managing Supply Chain Disruption Graded Quiz30m

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