Who should attend
This online course is beneficial to professionals from different functions who need both overall understanding and practical frameworks of supply chain management to be applied in their everyday business.
About the course
The effective management of supplier relationships is becoming ever more critical in the global business landscape that is characterized by increasingly intensive competition and rapidly evolving technologies.
Fundamentals of Supply chain Management course focuses on the interphase between different organizations and ways to manage it. The course will take you through a journey that covers the understanding of what Supply Chain Management is, making decisions on outsourcing, designing the primary mode for planning and control, as well as laying the ground for carrying out analysis on different aspects of your supply chain.
The course is designed to support independent study optimally. You can choose when and how to carry out the lea
Contents and Schedule
The online course covers the fundamental concepts of supply chain management, vertical integration, push and pull strategies, supply chain frameworks.
The duration of each core module is about 1–2 hours, depending on the preferred study style. The length of the whole course, including summary and final assessment, is about 5–10 hours.
Each core module contains:
- Video lecture (from 5 to 9 minutes)
- A small reflection task
- Reading assignment based on a specific article
- Knowledge check questions
- Review of the key takeaways from the module
By taking the course, you will learn the fundamentals of supply chain management. The course provides essential tools, concepts, and frameworks to be applied to your daily work.
Dr. Max Finne is an expert in operations, projects, and supply chain management. Finne is an Assistant Professor of Information and Service Management at Aalto University School of Business. He has carried out close research collaboration with companies such as ABB, Costain, Finnair, Fujitsu, KON...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.