Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

Supply chain management professionals play a key role in capturing customer demands, creating forecasts, developing schedules, ordering and managing inventory, controlling production orders, and maximizing customer satisfaction. This course will help you succeed in the supply chain management field.

You’ll master the fundamentals of supply chain management, including customer demand forecasting, master production scheduling (MPS), material requirements planning (MRP), capacity planning, and production activity control (PAC). The course also includes essential information to help you prepare for internationally recognized supply chain and materials management certification examinations.

Duration: 3 Months

  • Details
    • Understand how to represent top management’s interests on the shop floor
    • Know how to translate strategic planning, sales and operations planning, and new product introduction into achievable, operational plans
    • Understand all the necessary elements to fulfill the requirements of a formal supply chain cycle
    • Master the fundamentals of supply chain management
  • Course Outline

    Certification and Systems
    Sales and Operations Planning
    An Overview of Forecasting
    Forecasting Techniques
    Advanced Forecasting Topics
    Strategy and the Production Plan
    Master Production Scheduling
    Material Requirements Planning
    Capacity Planning
    Production Activity Control, Part 1
    Production Activity Control, Part 2
    Production Activity Control, Part 3

  • Requirements


    There are no prerequisites to take this course.


    Hardware Requirements:

    • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

    Software Requirements:

    • PC: Windows XP or later.
    • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
    • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
    • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
    • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


    • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Course Fee: USD 120Now available at Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakstan and Sri Lanka

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