Curriculum


 

Lecture # Subject Title
Week 1: Introduction to the Supply Chain
Presenters: Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
Matt Cole, BS, MS
Joseph Kirchner, BS, MBA, CPIM
1 Introduction to the Supply Chain
2 History of Supply Chain Management (SCM)
3 Modern Supply Chains — Part I
4 Modern Supply Chains — Part II
5 Globalization of Supply Chain Management
6 Role of Procurement in the Supply Chain
Week 2 Introduction to the Supply Chain (continued)
Presenters: Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
C. Lynn Northrup, BBA, CPA, CPIM
7 Introduction to Purchasing and SCM — Part I
8 Introduction to Purchasing and SCM — Part II
9 Role of Operations in the Supply Chain
10 Cost and Financial Implications
11 Roles of Marketing and Sales in the Supply Chain
Week 3: Essential Elements to Setting Strategy for the Supply Chain
Presenters: Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
Joseph Kirchner, BS, MBA, CPIM
Matt Cole, BS, MS
12 Competition in the Supply Chain
13 Role of Sales and Marketing in Demand Forecasting and Planning
14 Aligning Strategies
15 Strategic Implications of Designing Products and Services
16 Product Lifecycle Management — Part I
17 Product Lifecycle Management — Part II
18 Designing the Supply Chain Infrastructure
Week 4: Planning and Sourcing for the Supply Chain
Presenters: Matt Cole, BS, MS
Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
Joseph Kirchner, BS, MBA, CPIM
19 Supply Chain Planning — Part I
20 Supply Chain Planning — Part II
21 SCM Project Management — Part I
22 SCM Project Management — Part II
23 Quality and the Supply Chain
24 Product Lifecycle Management
25 Sales and Operations Planningl
26 Business Process Outsourcing and Management Strategies
27 Material and Inventory Management
Week 5: Planning and Sourcing for the Supply Chain (continued)
Presenters: Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
Matt Cole, BS, MS
Joseph Kirchner, BS, MBA, CPIM
28 Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement — Part I
29 Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement — Part II
30 Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement — Part III
31 Strategic Sourcing
32 Introduction to Keiretsu
33 Metrics and Supply Chain Scorecards
34 Material Requirements Planning
35 Distribution Requirements Enterprise Resource Planning
Week 6: Production and Distribution Management of the Supply Chain
Presenters: Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
C. Lynn Northrup, BBA, CPA, CPIM
Joseph Kirchner, BS, MBA, CPIM
Matt Cole, BS, MS
36 Designing Efficient and Effective Operations for Production — Part I
37 Designing Efficient and Effective Operations for Production — Part II
38 Creating Operating Plans
39 Designing for Just-in-Time Manufacturing
40 Building a Competitive Logistics Infrastructure
41 Import and Export Costs
42 Contracting Considerations
43 Supplier Selection and Relationship Management
44 3PL and 4PL Logistics Service Providers
45 Coordinating the Supply Chain
Week 7: Sales Support, Post-Sales Support and Critical Elements
Presenters: Rebecca Mulford, BS, MBA
Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
Matt Cole, BS, MS
Joseph Kirchner, BS, MBA, CPIM
46 Customer Service Relationships
47 Mastering Sales and Operations — Part I
48 Mastering Sales and Operations — Part II
49 Reverse Logistics
50 Implementing 3PL and 4PL
51 Product Recovery Planning
52 Channels and Channel Partner Roles
Week 8: Sales Support, Post-Sales Support and Critical Elements (continued)
Presenters: Joseph Kirchner, BS, MBA, CPIM
Matt Cole, BS, MS
C. Lynn Northrup, BBA, CPA, CPIM
Ron Crabtree, BA, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB
53 Managing Change in the Supply Chain
54 Managing Risk in the Supply Chain
55 Sarbanes-Oxley and Compliance Issues
56 Cross-Cultural Management Issues
57 Career Development
58 The Real-Time Supply Chain and Auto ID
59 Defining Supply Chain Opportunities
60 Course Summary