Learn fundamental concepts for logistics and supply chain management from both analytical and practical perspectives – part of the MITx MicroMasters Credential in Supply Chain Management.
Have you ever wondered how companies manage relationships with their thousands of suppliers? Sourcing is an important part of managing a successful supply chain. This course introduces you to the exciting area of supply chain sourcing.
Part of a broader specialization on Supply Chain Management, you will master the supplier selection process and supplier segmentation. At the completion of this course you will have the tools and techniques to find the right vendors and maintain the right relationship with any one of your existing suppliers.
Who is this class for: This course is for those looking to start a career in Supply Chain Management, but lack the basic background, for those working with people in Supply Chain Management and want to understand their daily challenges better, or for are fascinated by how the firms deal with their indispensable partners, their suppliers.
Course 4 of 5 in the Supply Chain Management Specialization.