University of Southern California

Supply Chain Management Online

Topics:

Operations Management

Location:

Online
Cost: 
$795
June 4, 2014 - June 25, 2014
August 27, 2014 - September 17, 2014

Registration for this course will close 12:00 PM one full day prior.

The Program

Learn how to carefully evaluate your firm's supply chain by creating an effective design and policies that maximize return on investments while improving ability to serve customers. In particular, the online Supply Chain Management program will help you identify the drivers of financial and operational performance, including both intra- and inter- organizational relationships. This program is structured for participants to directly utilize the ideas and tools learned in the online sessions in their own business operations.

Objectives

  • Learn effective supply chain strategies
  • Key performance metrics for supply chains
  • Practice quick and accurate response supply chain design and logistics inventory management
  • Identify dynamic vendor managed inventory
  • Learn essential forecasting and demand planning
  • Review trends and best practices in supply chain management

Topics

  • Introduction, supply chain strategies and performance metrics
  • Supply chain design and logistics
  • Inventory management and risk pooling
  • Demand management and forecasting
  • Collaboration and information sharing in a supply chain

Who Should Attend

This program is perfect for managers in any industry or function seeking to improve their understanding of supply chains. Whether a middle and senior level manages in procurement, logistics, distribution, project management, marketing and operations, this course will teach you to design and manage supply chains for your companies and clients.

Online Teaching Method & Experience

Designed to fit your busy schedule, this approximately 12 to 18-hour online course can be taken at your own pace over a three-week period. It includes online video sessions, reading and case studies, interactive exercises and discussions with faculty. For more detailed information click here.

Participant Testimonial

"I want to thank the Professor for his engaging lectures and for making himself available when I had specific questions. We touched base over email and by phone. I was very impressed with the subject matter expertise and USC overall." - Director, Global Clinical Supply Chain, Amgen Inc.

"This online course brought up many concepts I have already learned before, but put them together in a new way that helped me better understand my business. It made me think and change the way I see supply chain and made me better understand the many intricacies." – Manager, Sempra Energy Utilities

Faculty

S. "Raj" Rajagopalan is a Professor of Operations Management in the Information and Operations Management Department in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC). He was Chair of the IOM Department from 2000 - 2004. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations and Technology Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and degrees from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. He has taught for over 20 years at USC in the MBA programs and has won awards for his teaching. For more detailed information on Professor Rajagopalan's background, click here.

Fee

$795 per person includes tuition and course materials. There is a 10% discount for three or more registrants from the same company.

Financial Aid?

The USC Marshall School of Business, Office of Executive Education, does not offer any financial aid for its programs. However, you may be able to find external financial aid to help you with our courses. These two private loan programs are available for executive and continuing education programs. This is not an exhaustive list; The USC Marshall School of Business, Office of Executive Education, does not specifically endorse any financial aid program.

Sallie Mae Career Training Loan

Wells Fargo Education Connection Loan

Course Disclaimer

Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this web page. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course also requires a minimum number of registrants in order to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.

Contact Us

For more information click here

Email: execed@marshall.usc.edu
Telephone: 213-740-8990
Fax: 213-740-6406

Office of Executive Education
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
1150 South Olive Street, Suite 2900
Los Angeles, California USA 90015-2211