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Supply Chain Management

Course Modules

Supply Chain professionals have to possess the skills to handle a host of responsibilities, and position their organization to compete in today’s global market place.  

Lehigh University is providing professional development Course Modules that deliver core business fundamentals in areas tailored for Supply Chain Professionals.  

Through in-depth study of value chains, logistics systems, demand and supply chain planning processes, operations and quality systems, supply networks, and service functions the Course Modules in Supply Chain Management demonstrate how these activities are linked both internally and externally to create market advantages.

A Certificate of Course Completion can be earned for each complete Course.  Please see the SCM Frequently Asked Questions page for detailed instructions on how to earn a Certificate of Course Completion.

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SCM-453 04A/B - Managing Inventory in the Supply Chain

Module 4 - Managing Inventory In The Supply Chain Appreciate the role and importance of inventory in the economy. List the major reasons for carrying inventory. Discuss the major types of inventory & their costs. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 05 A/B - Supply Chain Relationships

Module 5 - Supply Chain Relationships Understand the types of supply chain relationships and their importance. Describe a process model that will facilitate the development and implementation of successful supply chain relationships. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 08A/B - Managing a Transportation System

Module 8 - Managing a Transportation System Discuss the key activities involved in transportation planning and execution. Explain current transportation management strategies used to improve supply chain performance. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 09A/B - Managing Fulfillment Operations

Module 9 - Managing Fulfillment Operations Discuss the strategic value-adding role distribution plays in the supply chain. Recognize the tradeoffs between distribution and other supply chain functions. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 10 A/B - Packaging and Materials Handling

Module 10 - Packaging and Materials Handling Understand different packaging perspectives, Designing packaging for materials handling efficiency. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 11A/B - Managing Information Flow

Module 11 - Managing Information Flow Appreciate the overall importance of information to supply chain management. Understand the role of information technology in the supply chain. Explain the key components of an integrated supply chain info system. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 12 A/B/C - Global Dimensions of Supply Chains

Module 12 - Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Describe the complexity of a company’s global supply chain network and understand what questions need to be addressed for the supply chain to be competitive. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 13 A/B - Designing a Network - Network Analysis

Module 13 - Designing a Network Understand the critical need to evaluate the structure and functioning of logistics/supply chain networks, and for making changes and improvements as appropriate. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-453 14A/B/C - Future Logistics Challenges associated with Supply Chain Sustainability

Module 14 - Future Logistics Challenges associated with Supply Chain Sustainability Appreciate the importance of sustainable supply chains for the protection of the ecology of the planet. Details & Purchasing

2 hours
  • $85.00

SCM-456 01A/B -Introduction to the Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management

Introduction to the Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management - Defining and examining the Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management and Integrating Functions Across Firms. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 02A/B - Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope

Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope - Integrating Competitive and Supply Chain Strategies. Examining The Value Chain. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 31 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 03A/B - Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics and Inventory Carrying Cost Case Study

Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics and Inventory Carrying Cost Case Study - Drivers and a Framework for Supply Chain Performance. Facilities. Inventory. Transportation. Information. Sourcing. Pricing. Details & Purchasing

2 hours 17 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 04A/B - Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business

Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business - Distributions Role in the Supply Chain. Factors Influencing Distribution Network Design. Design Options for a Distribution Network. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 33 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 05A/B - Introduction to Optimization and Linear Programming

Introduction to Optimization and Linear Programming - Defining Optimization. Linear Programming Applications. Simple Product Mix Example. Using Graphical Methods to Solve the Product Mix Example. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 32 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 06A/B - Network Design in the Supply Chain including Excel Solver Examples

Network Design in the Supply Chain including Excel Solver Examples - The Role of Network Design in the Supply Chain. Factors Influencing Network Design Decisions. Framework for Network Design Decisions. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 15 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 07A/B - Excel Solver Examples

Excel Solver Examples - Using Solver on Sample Problems. Resource Allocation Problem. Capacity Management Problem. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 16 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 08A/B - Designing Global Supply Chain Networks with Uncertainty

Designing Global Supply Chain Networks with Uncertainty - The Impact of Globalization on Supply Chain Networks. The Offshoring Decision: Total Cost. Risk Management in Global Supply Chains. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 16 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 09A/B/C - Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain

Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain - The Role of Forecasting in a Supply Chain. Characteristics of Forecasts. Components of Forecasts and Forecasting Methods. Time Series Forecasting Methods. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 25 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 10 - Aggregate Planning

Aggregate Planning - The Role of Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain. Aggregate Planning Key Inputs and Outputs. Chase, Time Flexible, Level and Mixed Aggregate Planning Strategies. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 2 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 11 - Sales and Operations Planning in a Supply Chain

Sales and Operations Planning in a Supply Chain - Responding to Predictable Variability in a Supply Chain. Managing Supply. Inventory/Capacity Tradeoffs. Details & Purchasing

1 hour
  • $85.00

SCM-456 12A/B - Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) and Safety Stock: Cycle Inventory in the Supply Chain

Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) and Safety Stock: Cycle Inventory in the Supply Chain Role of Cycle Inventory in a Supply Chain. Calculating Inventory Turns, Average Inventory Levels and Average Inv. Flow Times. Economies of Scale to Exploit Fixed Costs Details & Purchasing

1 hour 45 minutes
  • $85.00

SCM-456 13 - Supplier Selection

Supplier Selection - The Make/Buy Decision. The Right Supply Chain for your Product/Service. Efficient versus Responsive Supply Chains. Portfolio Approach to Purchasing. Details & Purchasing

1 hour 4 minutes
  • $85.00

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