Master Control in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Logistics and supply chain structures can be found in virtually any system. A supply chain is a complex environment with a multitude of forces and variables with various degrees of dependence. Unforeseen events are frequent and in order to achieve a competitive supply chain, constant supervision is needed. In this business and management course, you will learn methods that are used to master control of supply chains, including how to forecast demand, how to determine the best order quantity for procurement, how to plan capacity and production and much more." Many of the topics in the course will be illustrated using real companies and real logistics professionals as logistics is not a theoretical subject – it exists all around us – everywhere.


Course Objectives:

  • Basic forecasting methods
  • Lot sizing methods
  • Safety stock calculations
  • Differentiation techniques
  • Material and Capacity planning
  • Transport Planning
  • Logistics aspect on procurement
  • Basics in Sales and Operations planning
  • Master production scheduling.


Recommended Background

  • Recommended for professionals in the Manufacturing field: in a process improvement role handling operations & logistics / preparing for an operations mangement career / currently holding a senior management position.
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Course ID

ED096

Skill Focus

Smart Business

Instructor(s)

Chalmers Institute of Technology

Employee Type

New applicants, operations teams, 1st level supervisors

Method of Delivery

Digital

Estimated Effort

35 hrs

Cost

Audit Free


Certification is paid for $ 49.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification