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Supply Chain Suite

Purchasing Fundamentals

Discover and master the fundamentals of purchasing by understanding your strategic and tactical roles as a purchasing practitioner. Improve your company's bottom-line profitability by learning and implementing key concepts such as negotiation, supplier sourcing and qualification, outsourcing and make-or-buy analysis. Learn the basics of supplier partnerships, capital budgeting and green buying. In this six-week online course, you will learn how to define internal customer needs, generate purchase requisitions and purchase orders, expedite, trace and receive supplier deliveries, maintain effective purchasing records and create and manage various purchasing budgets. I will help you learn about business law, contracts, leasing, Six Sigma and total quality management (TQM). You will learn how to recruit, select and evaluate purchasing personnel, and learn the importance of business ethics.

Distribution and Logistics Management

Distribution and logistics management is a critical company function. Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives. This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics. All elements of distribution and logistics management will be covered, including physical distribution, warehouse selection, material handling, packaging, order fulfillment, customer service, inventory management, receiving, production stores, and returned goods. The course will also address key technology issues such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), bar coding, electronic data interchange (EDI), electronic commerce (e-commerce), and distribution resource planning (DRP).

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

Supply chain management professionals play a key role in capturing customer demands, creating forecasts, developing schedules, ordering and managing inventory, controlling production orders, and maximizing customer satisfaction. This course will help you succeed in the supply chain management field. You'll master the fundamentals of supply chain management, including customer demand forecasting, master production scheduling (MPS), material requirements planning (MRP), capacity planning, and production activity control (PAC). The course also includes essential information to help you prepare for internationally recognized supply chain and materials management certification examinations.

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.

72 Course Hrs
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Fundamentals

Purchasing Fundamentals

with Tony Swaim

Improve your company's bottom line by mastering the fundamentals of purchasing.

  • Starting November 8, 2017
  • 6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Fundamentals

Distribution and Logistics Management

with Tony Swaim

Learn how to improve your company's distribution and logistics management activities, increase customer satisfaction, and improve operational throughput.

  • Starting November 8, 2017
  • 6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Fundamentals

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

with Tony Swaim

Master the fundamentals of supply chain management and prepare for internationally recognized certification examinations.

  • Starting November 8, 2017
  • 6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs