Supply Chain Strategy

SCM|Supply Chain Management

Learn to understand bottleneck strategy and calculate capacity, the relationship between service and manufacturing operations and more.

Objective

Learn to understand bottleneck strategy and calculate capacity, the relationship between service and manufacturing operations and more.

Topics
  • Big questions in supply chain management
  • Process analysis
  • Service operations and process improvement
  • Overview of supply chain management
Benefits
  • Discover the critical role of process design in operational excellence
  • Appreciate how variety and variability degrade operational performance
  • Learn the science and art of process management
  • Understand the Bullwhip Effect – its causes and remedies
  • Learn how to leverage inventory, capacity and information for matching supply with demand
  • Learn how to assess supplier performance, manage uncertainty and resolve incentive conflicts in supply chains
Class Outline
  • Big Questions in SCM
    • Introduction
    • Strategy
      • "Deep Change"
      • Sustainability
  • Process Analysis
    • Bottleneck Analysis
    • Gant charts
    • CPM
    • Understanding and calculating capacity
  • Service Operations & Process Improvement
    • Role of Process Design
    • Managing Variety & Variability
    • Foundations of Process Improvement
    • Process Improvement Tools
  • Overview of SCM
    • Bullwhip Effect
    • Supply Chain Coordination
    • Risk & Uncertainty
    • Sourcing, Planning & Design
Faculty
Mike Hasler, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management
Rayan Bagchi, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Course Details

Price: $2,950.00