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Supply Chain and Operations Management Tips

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Overview

Improve your knowledge in supply chain and operations management, from strategic sourcing to supply chain security, one tip at a time.

Supply chain and operations management is a profession that evolves quickly. Investing in your professional development will pay for itself in time and money. This series helps you review the latest in supply chain and operations management in bite-sized chunks. Logistics expert Daniel Stanton covers topics to improve your knowledge in operations and supply chain management. Learn about adopting strategic sourcing, enforcing supply chain security, minimizing the Bullwhip Effect, and more. You should leave each video knowing how to immediately apply your newfound knowledge to your role in operations-and directly increase the value you deliver to the customer.

Syllabus

Supply Chain Management
  • Welcome to the course
  • Focus on supply chain management
  • Adopt strategic sourcing
  • Avoid inventory stockouts
  • Become a sustainability champion
  • Connect distribution center processes
  • Drive continuous process improvement
  • Embrace omni-channel fulfillment
  • Analyze your supply chain risks
  • Prepare your business continuity plan
  • Strengthen supply chain cybersecurity
  • Track and trace your products
  • Improve your sales forecast
  • Use sales and operations planning (S&OP)
  • Invest in innovation
  • Lead cross-functional projects
  • Calculate payback period and NPV
  • Manage transportation decisions
  • Analyze the impact of lead times
  • Develop operations management skills
  • Tips to reduce waste in your operations
  • Calculate return on investment
  • Prevent counterfeiting
  • Manage employee turnover
  • Pick the right production strategy
  • Adopt strategic workforce planning
  • Optimize your inventory
  • Manage payment terms and cash flow
  • Learn about MRP and ERP planning systems
  • Use big data for operations management
  • Optimize your perishable inventory
  • Track your inventory turns
  • Manage change and transitions
  • Blockchain for supply chain
  • Choose meaningful metrics and KPIs
  • Build flexibility into your supply chain
  • Automate your supply chain
  • Optimize your lot sizes
  • Manage customer returns
  • Build a career in supply chain operations management
  • Ten industries for supply chain operations managers
  • Recruit top talent successfully
  • Solve problems as a team
  • Beware of the bullwhip effect
  • Make your professional development plan
  • Adopt formal purchasing ethics
  • Learn about supplier relationship management (SRM)
  • Use analytics for supply chain
  • Learn about customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Learn about warehouse management systems (WMSs)
  • Learn about transportation management systems (TMSs)

Taught by

Daniel Stanton

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