Supply Chain Management Basics

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This course introduces the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluation, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices.

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Course Description

As a supply chain grows in complexity, and companies increasingly source products and services from a more diverse and global set of suppliers, the job of managing the processes that ensure the steady and reliable flow of components and inputs has never been more difficult.

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Course Information

    Suite Price: $299.00

    Estimated length: 10 hours

    PDUs/Contact Hours: 10 | CEUs: 1.0

    Access Time: 180 Days

Course Details

Learning Outcomes:

• Define supply chain management and understand its strategic role in organizations that source goods and services

• Explain the goals of effective supply chain management and procurement

• Demonstrate the part that demand chains play in a productive operations strategy

• Analyze how organizations in a supply chain communicate and manage relationships

• Explain the supplier appraisal process and understand its role in supply chain management

• Formulate strategies for mitigating supply chain risk, and discuss the events that can create disruption in the supply chain

• Assess the major trends and issues shaping supply chain management today

Successful Completion Requirement for IACET CEU: Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.


★ Expert Supported

★ Accessible

★ Games & Flashcards

★ Real-world case studies


★ Mobile-friendly

★ Badge and credit-awarding

★ Video content

★ Audio-enabled in-app


This course is designed for adult learners interested in tools and techniques to generate fresh thinking in smaller group settings and in their organizations.


No Prerequisites.


This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.


This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.


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Phone: (956) 665-2071


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One West University Boulevard, BMAIN 1.210K
Brownsville, Texas 78520


Phone: (956) 882-7711