Why Should You Purchase This Course?

The three main reasons are:

1. Acquire Skills that will help you regardless of what industry you are in.


The world is a supply chain. Everything around your room, office, and home got there due to supply chain management. The clothing on your back travelled thousands of miles - and back again in some cases - and that is due to supply chain management. 


Before the Pandemic of 2019, leaders of organizations viewed supply chain management as an expense. After experiencing global shutdowns and supply chain disruptions, the supply chain discipline is now viewed as a competitive advantage. As seen during the pandemic, supply chain management played a critical role in keeping goods moving.  The pandemic has significantly increased the demand for supply chain professionals and understanding the supply chain process will give you an edge in the competition of the professional world.


Why you should work in supply chain management


95% of supply chain professionals kept their jobs during the pandemic with salaries remaining solid.  Since 2019, workloads for supply chain professionals have increased and there has become a greater need for risk management, digital supply chain, and leadership expertise.


Though the past year has been stressful, supply chain professionals continue to report high job satisfaction. According to the Supply Chain Salary and Career Report 2021, on a 1-10 scale, 70% of those surveyed rated career satisfaction in the supply chain industry with an 8 or higher, with 88% having a positive outlook on their career. These stated that they would recommend supply chain as a fulfilling professional path for others.

You’ll be able to use your skills (almost) anywhere because the supply chain industry and the management of it is a vital part of almost every organization. This means that your expertise will be in demand across a vast range of fields. Whether you want to work for a manufacturer, a producer, a transportation company, a wholesaler, or a retailer digital marketing agency for your favourite brand, or even for a charity – you’ll always be able to work on something you are passionate about and you will be developing an invaluable set of transferable skills for any role you decide to pursue.



This course provides insight into all the critical components of Supply Chain Management. 


2. Find employment, stay employed, or advance – here are the jobs


You may have heard about the high salaries associated with jobs for the supply chain industry. A supply chain professional draws attractive compensations because of their capabilities to take up challenges in some of the most complex scenarios. When you are employed in any supply chain role you can attract a competitive salary that will offer long-term stability. Large and medium-sized businesses, governments and non-profits require (almost every business) supply chain expertise to grow and succeed.

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3. Get proof of your abilities by earning a certificate from the Employment Ready Institute (ERI) which is independent of this Education Provider, and which is approved by the industry




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Course curriculum

  • 2

    Week 1: An Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Logistics

    • Introduction to Week 1

    • Information and Capital Through All Parts of Supply Chain

    • Coordination, Information Sharing, and Collaboration

    • What is Supply Chain Management?

    • Supply chain management and advanced planning - basics, overview and challenges

    • Article: Supply chain management and advanced planning - basics overview and challenges

    • Assignment #1

    • Week 1: Final Quiz

    • Week 1: Discussion Forum

  • 3

    Week 2: Strategic Supply Chain

    • Introduction to Week 2

    • Supply Chain Strategy

    • Video: An Interview with Dana Finegold

    • Logistics and DEI

    • Omni-Channel Customer Fulfillment

    • Supply Chain Design: Issues, Challenges, Frameworks, Solutions

    • Assignment #2

    • Week 2: Final Quiz

    • Week 2: Discussion Forum

  • 4

    Week 3: Supply Chain Metrics

    • Introduction to Week 3

    • Video: Performance Metrics

    • Video: Best Supply Chain KPI Ever!

    • The Quadruple Bottom Line

    • Assignment #3

    • Bonus Content

    • Additional Bonus Content

    • Week 3: Final Quiz

    • Week 3: Discussion Forum

  • 5

    Week 4: Domestic and International Supply Chain Considerations

    • Introduction to Week 4

    • Panel Discussion: Supply Chain Resilience and Re-Invention

    • Supply Chains Shorter and More Reasonable

    • Panel Discussion: Rethinking Your Supply Chain

    • The "Amazon Effect"

    • Global Supply Chain Design

    • Assignment #4

    • Week 4: Final Quiz

    • Week 4: Discussion Forum

  • 6

    Week 5: Quantitative and Qualitative Supply Chain Analysis

    • Introduction to Week 5

    • Unilever (Part 1)

    • Unilever (Part 2)

    • Qualitative Considerations of Supply Chain

    • Introduction to "Just In Time" and "Lean" Approaches

    • Lean Supply with Supply Chain Management

    • Week 5: Final Assignment

    • Week 5: Final Quiz

    • Week 5: Discussion Forum

  • 7


    • Interested in Learning More? -- A List of Introductory Resources

    • Glossary of Terms

  • 8

    Congratulations and Next Steps

    • Congratulations - Here is what is next