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Operations & Logistics

  

 

 

 

  • Logistics and Distribution Management
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $149.00

    This course explores the fundamental concepts and ideas of logistics and distribution management. It delves into the various logistics information management systems, analyzes their financial aspects and technological influences, and explains how to manage and measure their performance. This course is divided into modules that explain logistics management, inventory management, and warehousing and distribution. Throughout these modules, course participants will review and distinguish between inbound logistics, outbound logistics, reverse logistics, and third-party logistics; explore the tools and techniques for tracking and valuing inventory, including ABC analysis; and learn the functions of packaging and methods for transporting goods through simple and complex distribution channels.

 

 

 

  • Operations Management
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $299.00

    This course explores the fundamental concepts and theories practitioners will need to successfully guide operations in manufacturing and service organizations. Modules in this self-paced course introduce key foundational material, describe the interplay of supply chains and demand management, and explain the role that processes and process management play in robust operations. Specific tools, techniques, and methodologies (including Lean, total quality management, and Six Sigma) are presented to show their applicability to operational strategies. Interactive and integrative exercises throughout the course challenge learners, ensuring that they understand important ideas, schemes, and information. Educational review materials and study aides assist in the retention of material, and video segments from industry professionals provide real-world advice that students can use to help reach operational goals and objectives in professional settings.

 

 

  • Statistical Process Control
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $79.00

    Statistical Process Control is all about boosting quality. Quality management can not only deliver value to customers and stakeholders, it can also enable data-driven decision making that helps organizations gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This intermediate-level course will introduce the basics of quality management, explaining the difference between quality control and quality assurance, providing methods for application of analysis, showing different applications of the Seven Basic Quality Tools. It all culminates in a brief case study, which illustrates the concepts covered.

 

  • Taking the Helm at Coastal Industries Simulation
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $399.00

    Throughout this simulation, you will play the role of the new chief executive officer of Coastal Industries, a fictional manufacturer of industrial transformers. During the simulation, you will be asked to make a series of decisions as Coastal Industries adopts sustainable management practices. These decisions will involve the company's operations, its standing in the community, and its relations with local government and state and federal regulators. Each of your decisions will affect Coastal Industries in different ways.

    You will be asked to make a series of decisions during the simulation, and each decision will impact the project in different ways. As you make these decisions, an adaptive scoreboard will reflect the impact of your choices on project success.