Procurement & Logistics Management (edX)

Procurement & Logistics Management (edX)
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Procurement & Logistics Management (edX)
Learn fundamental concepts regarding the flow of goods and materials throughout the supply chain. Starting from procurement and continuing with logistics; including the management of inventory, transportation and facilities in the distribution network ​- part of the ISCEA CSCA - Certified Supply Chain Analyst - Internationally Recognized Certificate. The Procurement & Logistics Management course is designed to provide the foundational skills to manage the flow of materials and goods throughout the supply chain.

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This course is part of the edX Professional Certificate program Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA) , offered by ISCEA. This course prepares you for the ISCEA Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA) Exam on edX and is a requirement for becoming ISCEA certified. To become an ISCEA Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA), you must complete all three preparatory courses and successfully pass the CSCA Exam.

From the procurement perspective, it explores the specifics of sourcing, supplier assessment, collaboration, contract management, purchase order management, EDI, and Flow Technology. It also addresses the issues, benefits and assessments of Materials Requirement Planning - MRP.

The course provides instructional information on both manufacturing and logistics. The management of inventory and transportation will be discussed in detail; including, but not limited to, respective designs, technologies, modes, and performance. The course concludes with a focus on warehousing and distribution best practices.


What you'll learn

- Inventory management for supply chain managers

- Material Requirements Planning

- Procurement management including purchasing and strategic sourcing in the context of supply chain management

- Business processes of manufacturing roperations in the real-world

- Global logistics and transportation; including risk management, freight forwarding and Incoterms

- Distribution and warehouse operations


Syllabus


Role of Inventory in the Supply Chain

- Fundamental Issues

- Inventory Types and Users

- Categories

- Functions and Costs

- Performance Measures

- ABC Analysis and Cycle Counting

- Economic Ordering Quantity (EOQ)

- Safety Stock


Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

- Basic Model

- Inputs and Outputs

- Gross and Net Requirements

- MRP Management

- Capacity Planning

- Challenges


Sourcing

- General issues

- The Role of Sourcing in a Supply Chain

- Benefits

- Supplier Scoring and Assessment

- Supplier Selection and Contracts

- Design Collaboration

- The Procurement Process

- Sourcing Planning and Analysis

- Making Sourcing Decisions in Practice


Purchasing

- Purchase Order

- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

- Flow and Technology


Manufacturing

- Facility Layout Strategies

- Manufacturing Strategies

- Manufacturing Technologies Examples


Transportation

- The role of transportation in the supply chain

- Modes of transportation and their performance characteristics• Design options for a transportation network

- Trade-offs in transportation design

- Tailored transportation

- Making transportation decisions in practice


Warehousing and Distribution

- Warehousing Activities

- Warehousing and Storage Facility Layouts

- Random Stocking

- Customizing

- Cross-Docking



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294.00 EUR
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