Supply Chain Planning that Delivers a Competitive Edge

Expand your supply chain planning knowledge with an eye on the changing supply chain landscape
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The historic and current practices in supply chain planning to understand where we are going.
Key knowledge to give a competitive advantage when entering the supply chain field.
How to eliminate frustrating issues like data lag, slow response times, and a lack of visibility across your supply chain.
The benefits of modernizing your supply chain planning.
What a future supply chain will look like within the digital world, including the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine Learning (ML).
The three stages of adopting new technology.
How concurrent planning can eliminate the bullwhip effect.
How to use concurrent planning to tear down silos.
How to use speed and efficiency to defeat the competition.
The three components of Supply Chain 4.0.
How to revolutionize planning with Supply Chain 4.0.
Ways to modernize your supply chain by knowing sooner and acting faster.

Requirements

  • A computer with an internet connection
  • An interest in discovering the future of supply chain

Description

The 1960s called. They want their supply chain back.  

Until recently, supply chain planning had not changed very much since the 1960s. Why not gain a competitive advantage over your peers, and learn how supply chain has transformed in a digital world? This informative and compact course will rapidly help you expand your supply chain planning knowledge with an eye on the changing supply chain landscape, and teach you how to employ concurrent planning and 21st century technology to modernize your supply chain. 

You may already have some background in supply chain or plan to be a supply chain professional. This course will fortify your existing knowledge, by teaching the latest techniques and technology used by modern supply chain planners to gain a competitive advantage over their industry rivals. Together, we’ll examine how the use of concurrent planning eliminates silos and disconnects between various stages of a supply chain.  

By the conclusion of this 30-minute course, you will be exposed to valuable lessons and examples that can bring you an immediate return on your investment, and more efficiently drive your materials through your supply chain to build your finished goods. You will be ready to revolutionize planning in supply chain for the 21st century. 

Enroll now and gain your advantage before someone else does! 

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone wishing to modernize their supply chain planning skills
  • Anyone looking to enter the supply chain field

Course content

1 section7 lectures38m total length
  • Introduction
    02:49
  • History of supply chain planning
    06:47
  • History of supply chain planning
    3 questions
  • Inherent challenges
    06:20
  • Inherent challenges
    2 questions
  • Modernizing planning
    04:36
  • Modernizing planning
    2 questions
  • Interview with John Sicard, CEO Kinaxis
    07:36
  • Interview with John Sicard, CEO Kinaxis
    2 questions
  • Conclusion
    01:56
  • Final quiz
    5 questions
  • Bonus Lecture: Additional resources
    08:44

Instructor

Kinaxis Inc.
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 1,733 Reviews
  • 16,526 Students
  • 2 Courses

Our mission 

The Kinaxis mission is to foster learning in an engaging manner, with a focus on the modern supply chain. Our courses are created and taught by supply chain experts and emphasize the future of supply chain management. 

About us 

Kinaxis has 30+ years of experience in innovative supply chain management. Founded and headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, the origins of Kinaxis date back to 1984. The product that’s evolved to support today's RapidResponse® applications was first introduced in 1995 and now represents, we believe, one of the fastest growing and most innovative, Supply Chain Planning Systems of Record in the marketplace.