Certificate in Supply Chain Management Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6 to 8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    Gain the edge over your business competitors by taking this Supply Chain Management online short course. The skills you’ll learn in this course can prepare you for increased productivity, reduced costs and improved customer feedback.

    Comprehend the flows of supply-chain management as you track orders, facilitate returns and reach your business goals. Learn the stages of supply-chain management and how proper flow improves workplace functions.

    With this online short course you can learn to easily track inventory and monitor your products so your business can thrive.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    Anyone seeking to improve their business success will benefit from this Supply Chain Management online short course. Managers, owners and supervisors can begin to prepare for improvements after a few short hours of study.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, however you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access course materials.

  • Career Outcomes


    Graduates will be able to identify the three levels of supply-chain management, improve product tracking, ordering and returns as they work towards enhanced business flow.

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses For Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Module one - getting started

    Module two - why supply chain management?

    • Customer satisfaction
    • Improving performance
    • Lowering costs
    • Product development

    Module three - key terms (part 1)

    • Procurement
    • Upstream and downstream
    • Raw material
    • Forecasting
    • Carrying cost

    Module four - key terms (part 2)

    • Inventory
    • Oder generation
    • Order taking
    • Order fulfillment
    • Returns management

    Module five - three levels of supply chain management

    • Strategic level
    • Tactical level
    • Operational level
    • Bullwhip effect

    Module six - five stages of supply chain management

    • Plan
    • Source
    • Make
    • Deliver
    • Return

    Module seven - the flows of supply chain management

    • The product flow
    • The information flow
    • The finances flow
    • Data warehouses

    Module eight - inventory management

    • Levels of inventory
    • Just-in-time inventory
    • Keeping accurate records
    • Inventory calculator

    Module nine - supply chain groups

    • The suppliers
    • The producers
    • The customers
    • The customer's customers

    Module ten - tracking and monitoring

    • Dashboard
    • RFID's
    • Alert generation
    • Stock keeping unit (SKU)

    Module eleven - supply chain event management

    • Inventory alerts
    • Supplier alerts
    • Bottlenecking
    • Being proactive

    Module twelve - wrapping up

    Words from the wise:

    • Jack Welch – ‘An organisation's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.’
    • Henry R. Luce – ‘Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.’
    • Peter Drucker – ‘Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge of information.’
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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.