Supply chain management - Be global, Certificate | Part time online | Coursera | United States
42 days
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Via structured learning activities (video lectures, quizzes, discussion prompts and written assessments), this Supply chain management - Be global course 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.

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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. 

What you will learn

With the Supply chain management - Be global course offered by Coursera in partnership with Macquarie University, you will:

  • 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  

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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