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Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #80 (QS) Online
Transforming an organization from traditional thinking to Lean thinking requires leadership. This is the core focus of thisLean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).
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The core focus of this course builds upon your knowledge of strategic and tactical implementation of the lean supply chain, and aims to build you into a lean leader. This is critical in order to navigate through the waters of change management required to successfully execute and sustain the lean supply chain journey. In this course, you will complete a deep dive into the main aspects of lean leadership.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for supply chain professionals, logistics professionals, material managers, production control managers, transportation managers, warehousing managers, lean leaders, and purchasing managers.

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how to reduce the total cost of ownership, inventory levels, logistics, and space requirements.
  • Discover how to reduce lead time.
  • Gain an understanding of how to increase fill rates.
  • Improve supplier performance and accountability.
  • Improve customer satisfaction and customer relationships.
  • Reduce overall organizational and operational waste.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Access Period: 01/14/2019 to 01/14/2020
    • Registration End: 07/14/2019
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • 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: 

  • Purpose And Value Alignment
  • Traditional Versus Lean Leadership
  • The Leader As Student And Teacher
  • Process And Value-stream Thinking
  • Management Systems
  • Using Effective Measurement System
  • Visual Management ("Go See" Management)
  • Convincing People On Lean Thinking And Dealing With Resistance

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Access to the content for this course requires you to set up a password for your Georgia Tech (GT) account different from your account and password on this website.  

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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