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Supply Chain Management. Master the Fundamentals: Logistics, Operations, Planning, Sourcing, and Strategy with this Supply Chain Management Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Rutgers.
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Overview

This Supply Chain Management Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Rutgers is an introduction to the fascinating world of Supply Chain Management. When you complete the Supply Chain Management Specialization you will have a richer understanding of the complexities that companies are facing in today's global networked economy.

The specialization is for you, if: 

  • you are looking to start a career in Supply Chain Management, but lack the basic background;
  • you are working with people in Supply Chain Management and want to understand their daily challenges better; 
  • you are fascinated by how the global economy is linked together by the flow of products, information, and finances.

The Supply Chain Management Specialization is made up of four basic courses in logistics, operations, planning, and sourcing, followed by a capstone course in Supply Chain Management Strategy. The Supply Chain Logistics course will cover transportation, warehousing and inventory, and logistics network design. The Supply Chain Operations course covers techniques used to optimize flow and focuses specifically on Six Sigma quality and Lean practices. 

In the Supply Chain Planning course you will master different forecasting approaches. The Supply Chain Sourcing course deals with different techniques that help you create lasting and productive supplier relationships. Finally, in the capstone course on Supply Chain Management Strategy you will solve a real-life business case.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Supply Chain Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Management Strategy

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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