Supply Chain Fundamentals: Manufacturing & Service Operations, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #33 (WUR) Online
This Supply Chain Fundamentals: Manufacturing & Service Operations course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) prepares students in the basics of manufacturing and service operations and their role within an organization’s overall supply chain.

About

The Supply Chain Fundamentals: Manufacturing & Service Operations course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) includes presentations of the following concepts; defining the role of manufacturing and service operations, linkages between market requirements and the selection of manufacturing processes, facility location strategies, and facility layout, the importance of production planning and control in synchronizing operations, the importance of quality management and performance measurement, and the role of emerging technologies in operations.

Who Should Attend
  • Sourcing Analysts, Supervisors, Managers, Clerks, Representatives, Agents, Leads, and Specialists
  • Procurement Analysts, Supervisors, Managers, Agents, Clerks, Leads, Representatives, and Specialists
  • Contract Development Specialists, Agents, Clerks, Leads, Representatives, and Supervisors
  • Buyers, Senior Buyers
  • Buyer/Planners
  • Purchasing Analysts, Representatives, Supervisors, Managers, Agents, Clerks, Leads, and Specialists
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Managers, Analysts, Consultants, Supervisors, Technologists, Planners and Engineers
  • Business and Systems Analysts
  • Supply Chain Education and Human Resource Management personnel
  • Manufacturing planners, supervisors, clerks, analysts, directors, engineers, controllers, superintendents, foremen
  • Industrial engineers
  • Plant engineers, planners, supervisors, clerks, analysts, directors, controllers, superintendents, foremen
  • Inventory Planners
  • Order Management Supervisors, Managers, Analysts
  • Demand Planners, Supply Planners, Forecast Analysts, Forecasting Managers
  • Inventory Managers, Inventory Clerks, Inventory Analysts
  • Transportation Planners, Transportation Clerks, Transportation Analysts, Transportation Managers
How You Will Benefit
Participants will gain a solid understanding of the basics of manufacturing and service operations and the role of manufacturing & service operations within an organization’s overall supply chain. The course prepares students to be effective in entry-level and supervisory roles in manufacturing & service operations. The course may also be beneficial to executives new to manufacturing & service operations field as the course provides a solid overview of the basics of the field. The course also prepares students to take the national CSCMP/LINCS (Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies) certification exam in Manufacturing & Service Operations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Content
  • Learning Block 1 – Manufacturing and Services Management Overview
  • Learning Block 2 – Strategic Considerations in Manufacturing
  • Learning Block 3 – Production Planning and Control
  • Learning Block 4 – Operations Management Improvement Techniques
  • Learning Block 5 - Manufacturing Service Related Operations
  • Learning Block 6 – Assessing Performance
  • Learning Block 7 – Systems and Technology

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

Required
  • Computer with speakers to access online content
Provided
  • Access to online course content and optional reading materials for 6 months from date of registration
Important Course Information

This is a self-paced online course. Students may register any time before the published registration deadline and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

Follow the instructions below to register, then activate your online course account and login to the online course location (HELIX):
  • Click the "Register" button below to register for the section you wish to attend and complete your online registration
  • You will receive an email message with a link to activate your Georgia Tech account
  • Be sure to take note of your username displayed during account activation
  • Click to access your online course in HELIX with your username and the password created during account activation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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