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Supply Chain Fundamentals: Demand Planning, Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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This Supply Chain Fundamentals: Demand Planning course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) prepares students in the basics of demand planning and the role of demand planning within an organization’s overall supply chain.
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Overview

The Supply Chain Fundamentals: Demand Planning course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) presentations of the key elements of demand planning, including its principles, tools and techniques, contemporary approaches, and metrics and roles. Discover the interaction between demand and order management, as well as how to effectively communicate and manage demand.

Who Should AttendThis course is designed for individuals working in or interested in working in the demand planning space. Other individuals working in the supply chain can also benefit. Typical titles include supply chain managers, inventory planners, order management supervisors, demand planners, supply planners, forecast analysts, and forecasting managers.

How You Will Benefit

  • Explain the causes and impacts of variability or uncertainty.
  • Discuss the basic types of forecasting techniques, such as reorder points, Economic Order Quantity, lead times, and technology uses.
  • Discuss the key aspects of gaining demand consensus within an organization.
  • Describe Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR), how it works, and its benefits.
  • Discuss pull systems versus push systems.
  • Explain the concept of demand shaping.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Registration End: 07/14/2019

  • 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

Courses include: 

  • Introduction To Demand Planning
  • Interaction Between Demand Management And Order Management
  • Demand Planning Principles
  • Demand Planning Tools And Techniques
  • Communicating And Managing Demand
  • Contemporary Approaches To Demand Planning And Management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Materials

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    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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