• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration
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Overview

Businesses and their supply chains are facing increasing competition and uncertainty in what is now a truly globalised trade environment. To remain competitive, organisations need to think globally – ensuring supply chains meet customer demands while minimising costs and maximising responsiveness. 

From a strategic perspective, this involves making important trade-off decisions between cost, quality and flexibility of supply chains. Via structured learning activities (video lectures, quizzes, discussion prompts and written assessments) this Supply chain management - Be global offered by Coursera in partnership with Macquarie University will equip you with the future-focused capabilities needed to design and manage effective, sustainable and efficient global supply chains of tomorrow.

What you will learn

  • Identify the key drivers of global supply chain effectiveness
  • Create supply chain networks that are aligned with supply chain and business strategy of the firm
  • Identify the critical success factors, pitfalls, and risks of global supply chain management
  • Evaluate the sustainability of global supply chain operations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description

      Approx. 27 hours to complete

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic supply chain management in global markets
  • Logistics drivers of global supply chains
  • Principles of global supply chain network design
  • Sourcing decisions in global markets
  • Risks and sustainability in global supply chains
  • Supply chain diagnostic framework

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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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