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Skills you will gain

Supply Chain StrategySupply Chain Risk ManagementSupply Chain

Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

43%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

What is Supply Chain Strategy

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 3 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
How to Save 2.3% of Revenue1m
2 readings
Is this course for me?5m
The Case30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Logistics at MTC

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 19 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
How much inventory do we need?3m
When to order inventory?2m
How do you build a logistics network?2m
Facilities: How many and where?2m
Factors Influencing Logistics Networks3m
Logistics Customer Service3m
5 readings
Logistics Challenges5m
The Medical Devices Supply Chain at MTC7m
The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
Next Steps10m
Current Industry Issues3m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Operations at MTC

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 22 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lean Operations5m
Why do companies need warehouses?4m
How should we design a warehouse?3m
Lean Inventory6m
4 readings
Operations at Challenges5m
The Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
Next Steps10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Planning at MTC

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 18 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Naive Forecast3m
Cumulative Mean Forecast2m
Forecast Accuracy3m
Moving Average3m
Exponential Smoothing3m
5 readings
Planning Challenges10m
The Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain10m
Next Steps10m
Exhibit C10m

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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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  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • If you complete this course, there is no University credit, but if you successfully complete the entire Supply Chain Management Specialization, and are accepted into the Rutgers Business School Master of Supply Chain Management program, you will receive a three-credit waiver.

  • This Course doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Course Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more. Online Degrees and Mastertrack™ Certificates on Coursera provide the opportunity to earn university credit.

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