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Approx. 13 hours to complete

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Skills you will gain

Warehouse ManagementLogistics PlanningSupply ChainInventory

Learner Career Outcomes

39%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

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

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Greek, Vietnamese, German, Russian, English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Transportation

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 15 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Moving Freight over the Road3m
Motor Carriers1m
Flying Freight2m
Air Carriers1m
Containers on a Train2m
Express Delivery2m
9 readings
Is this course for me?10m
Objectives, Summary, and Further Information about Moving Freight over the Road5m
Objectives, Summary, and Further Information about Motor Carriers5m
Objectives, Summary, and Further Information about Flying Freight5m
Objectives, Summary, and Further Information about Air Carriers5m
Objectives, Summary, and Further Information on Containers on a Train5m
Objectives, Summary, and Further Information on Express Delivery5m
Express Delivery Firms Background10m
Comparison of Transportation Modes5m
2 practice exercises
Motor Freight Assessment8m
Air Freight Assessment6m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Warehousing and Inventory Management

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 14 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
How should we design a warehouse?3m
How much inventory do we need?3m
When to order inventory?2m
1 reading
Warehousing Best Practices15m
1 practice exercise
Inventory Assessment8m
Week
3

Week 3

24 minutes to complete

Logistics Network

24 minutes to complete
3 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Factors Influencing Logistics Networks3m
Striving for Logistics Customer Service3m
1 reading
The Square Root Law5m
1 practice exercise
Logistics Customer Service5m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Final Exam

3 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Logistics Networks Best Practices5m

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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 program you'll 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're looking to start a career in Supply Chain Management, but lack the basic background; 2. you're working with people in Supply Chain Management and want to understand their daily challenges better; 3. you're 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'll 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'll solve a real-life business case. Interested in learning advanced supply chain topics? View the Supply Chain Excellence MasterTrack™ Certificate....
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