Supply Chain Management Strategy

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Supply Chain Management Strategy

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About this course: Have you ever wondered what it takes to manage a successful supply chain? It all comes down to the right strategy. Supply Chain Management Strategy is the indispensable direction for managing a successful supply chain. This course is the capstone of the Supply Chain Management specialization. While, it is strongly recommended that you take all courses in this specialization, you do not have to if you believe you already have those skills. You will use the tools acquired in the previous four courses to create a supply chain management strategy in a real-life case scenario. At the completion of this course you will have shown mastery of the tools and techniques to succe…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: Have you ever wondered what it takes to manage a successful supply chain? It all comes down to the right strategy. Supply Chain Management Strategy is the indispensable direction for managing a successful supply chain. This course is the capstone of the Supply Chain Management specialization. While, it is strongly recommended that you take all courses in this specialization, you do not have to if you believe you already have those skills. You will use the tools acquired in the previous four courses to create a supply chain management strategy in a real-life case scenario. At the completion of this course you will have shown mastery of the tools and techniques to successfully manage a complex network of companies that we call the supply chain.

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 this network of customers and suppliers really works.

Created by:  Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
  • Taught by:  Rudolf Leuschner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

    Department of Supply Chain Management
Basic Info Course 5 of 5 in the Supply Chain Management Specialization Commitment 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.8 stars Average User Rating 4.8See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


What is Supply Chain Strategy



In this module you will be introduced to the business case that you will work on over the duration of this course. The goal of this part is to determine the overall direction of your improvement efforts. After completing this module, you will be able to recognize the issues in a business better as well as customize your specific recommendations in the remainder of the course.


2 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. Video: What is Supply Chain Management Strategy?
  2. Reading: Is this course for me?
  3. Discussion Prompt: Introductions
  4. Reading: The Case
  5. Video: How to Save 2.3% of Revenue
  6. Discussion Prompt: What is the target and how do we get there?

Graded: We have a problem!

WEEK 2


Logistics at MTC



In this module, you are going to examine the logistics challenges that MTC faces. In addition to examining the current state of the company's logistics, you will make recommendations to improve the company's logistics. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to recognize a company's logistical challenges and make appropriate recommendations to overcome those issues.


7 videos, 5 readings expand


  1. Video: Logistics at MTC
  2. Reading: Logistics Challenges
  3. Reading: The Medical Devices Supply Chain at MTC
  4. Reading: The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain
  5. Reading: Next Steps
  6. Reading: Current Industry Issues
  7. Video: How much inventory do we need?
  8. Video: When to order inventory?
  9. Video: How do you build a logistics network?
  10. Video: Facilities: How many and where?
  11. Video: Factors Influencing Logistics Networks
  12. Video: Logistics Customer Service
  13. Discussion Prompt: Possible Logistics Solutions

Graded: Logistics Solutions

WEEK 3


Operations at MTC



In this module, you are going to examine the operations challenges that MTC faces. In addition to examining the current state of the company's operations, you will make recommendations to improve the company's flow of products to the customers. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to recognize a company's operational challenges and make appropriate recommendations to overcome those issues.


5 videos, 4 readings expand


  1. Video: Operations at MTC
  2. Reading: Operations at Challenges
  3. Reading: The Medical Devices Supply Chain
  4. Reading: The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain
  5. Reading: Next Steps
  6. Video: Lean Operations
  7. Video: Why do companies need warehouses?
  8. Video: How should we design a warehouse?
  9. Video: Lean Inventory
  10. Discussion Prompt: Possible Operations Solutions

Graded: Operations Solutions

WEEK 4


Planning at MTC



In this module, you are going to examine the planning challenges that MTC faces. In addition to examining the current state of the company's demand planning and fulfillment, you will make recommendations to improve the company's forecasting. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to recognize a company's forecasting and demand planning challenges and make appropriate recommendations to overcome those issues.


6 videos, 5 readings expand


  1. Video: Planning at MTC
  2. Reading: Planning Challenges
  3. Reading: The Medical Devices Supply Chain
  4. Reading: The Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain
  5. Reading: Next Steps
  6. Reading: Exhibit C
  7. Video: Naive Forecast
  8. Video: Cumulative Mean Forecast
  9. Video: Forecast Accuracy
  10. Video: Moving Average
  11. Video: Exponential Smoothing
  12. Discussion Prompt: Possible Planning Solutions

Graded: Planning Solutions

WEEK 5


Sourcing at MTC



In this module, you are going to examine the sourcing challenges that MTC faces. In addition to examining the current state of the company's procurement activities, you will make recommendations to improve the company's relationships with its suppliers as well as their ability to take advantage of closer relationships with its customers. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to recognize a company's sourcing challenges and make appropriate recommendations to overcome those issues.


6 videos, 5 readings expand


  1. Video: Sourcing at MTC
  2. Reading: Sourcing Challenges
  3. Reading: The Medical Devices Supply Chain at MTC
  4. Reading: Key Decision-Makers in the Medical Devices Supply Chain
  5. Reading: Current Issues
  6. Reading: Next Steps
  7. Video: Purchasing
  8. Video: Procurement
  9. Video: Supply Management
  10. Video: Strategic Sourcing
  11. Video: Make versus Buy
  12. Discussion Prompt: Possible Sourcing Solutions

Graded: Sourcing Solutions

WEEK 6


The Solution
In this module, you are going to craft a cumulative presentation of all your recommendations. After completing this module, you will have demonstrated the ability to present a cohesive and logical argument to support your recommendations.


2 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Reading: Now, convince me that you are right...
  2. Discussion Prompt: Persuasive Presentation Tips
  3. Video: Solution Example
  4. Video: Thank you for Learning with me!

Graded: Crafting a Persuasive Strategy Presentation

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