Basics of SCM

Fundamental concepts of supply chain management
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (71 ratings)
1,373 students
Basics of SCM
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (71 ratings)
1,373 students
Supply chain management fundamentals


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This course is an introduction to the main concepts in Supply Chain Management. SCM is the heart of any company that is involved in selling, producing or buying goods for its customers or its own consumption. This course also lays the foundation for subsequent topics in this subject. It will also help students explore SCM with a view to make it a strong career choice.

Who this course is for:
  • Students and working professionals with a keen interest in Supply Chain and Operations management
Course content
3 sections • 11 lectures • 1h 43m total length
  • Business Fundamentals
  • SCM Definitions
  • SCM Concepts 1
  • SCM Concepts 2
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management Quiz
    6 questions
  • Goals of Purchasing 1
  • Goals of Purchasing 2
  • Structure of Purchasing Organization
  • Roles in Purchasing
  • The Purchase Organization Quiz
    5 questions
  • Customer Service and Linking Strategies
  • Core Sales Process
  • SCM in Sales Process
  • CRM Quiz
    5 questions

Professional Skill Development
Metacog Solutions
  • 4.0 Instructor Rating
  • 78 Reviews
  • 1,426 Students
  • 4 Courses

MetaCog Solutions is a company committed to professional skill development in the field of Supply Chain Management. Our courses are rich in concepts and real-world examples, and are delivered by experienced industry executives. We have built a solid base of customers who have got significant value from our courses. Our customers are from the automotive industry, pharmaceuticals and healthcare as well as the growing field of global supply chain outsourcing and shared services.