University of California, Irvine

Supply Chain Planning

This course is part of Leverage Data Science for a More Agile Supply Chain Specialization

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Paul Jan

Instructor: Paul Jan

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What you'll learn

  • Describe how demand planning, supply planning, and constrained forecast are associated with one another.

  • Use Excel to analyze historical data to quantify future needs.

  • Measure and quantify results for improvement.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to Module 1, Demand Planning. In this module, we will explore demand planning, how to identify influencing factors, how to differentiate between the three simple statistical forecast types, and how to compute a few forecast values.

What's included

2 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 2, Supply Planning. In this module, we will discuss the basics of supply planning, how to confirm internal & external capacity, how to confirm material availability, and the importance of communication and data sharing to supply planning.

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1 video3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 3, Constrained Forecast. In this module, we will discuss constrained forecasts and consensus meetings. Specifically, we will cover the purpose and creation of constrained forecasts and how consensus meetings are utilized to reach organizational goals.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 4, Measure Results. In this module, we will discuss measuring results through collecting actual performance results and calculating forecast errors. Specifically, we will discuss the purpose of measuring results, the types of metrics used when measuring results, and common error measurements and their advantages and disadvantages.

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1 video1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

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Paul Jan
University of California, Irvine
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