Supply Chain Online, LLC offers an online course in fundamentals of supply chain management and a personalized certificate of completion, available to both individuals and companies or groups. The course is written by Dr. Warren H. Hausman, Founder of Supply Chain Seminars and Professor in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.
Since 2001, Supply Chain Online has provided our leading course materials to individuals and Fortune 500 companies around the world. Click the links below for free previews of our course:
Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management - Online Course Modules:
Course Introduction (2396 ratings)
Supply Chain Strategies I: Aligning Strategies; Efficiency and Cost Savings (1657 ratings)
Supply Chain Strategies II: Responsiveness & Advanced Topics (1172 ratings)
Internet Technologies and Supply Chain Management (1108 ratings)
Performance Measures for Supply Chain Management (1006 ratings)
Product and Process Design for Supply Chain Management (1045 ratings)
Course list price: $320.00
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Approx. 8 - 10 hours total to complete six 1- to 2-hour modules (self-paced) Module Details...
Unlimited web-based access for 1 year; printable material for personal use
Certificate of Completion
Course Demo (short video)
How to Buy
For individuals: First, create an individual account. Next, go to our course catalog and place the modules you want to buy in your shopping cart. From your cart, press the "checkout" button to complete your order. Once your order is complete, you'll have access to the modules in seconds.
For corporate/group users: Your group administrator will send you an enrollment link via email.
For corporate/group administrators: Create a group administrator account in our Group Administration System where you can order licenses and offer them to members of your organization.
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"This material has been quite helpful for me to expand my knowledge on this field. The application of this material has been of great benefit to the company I work for. As a member of the business focus team, I have had the opportunity to introduce the concepts on this material to the focus team consequently, the company has been able to acquire more business on Supply Chain Services and improve current processes in product manufacturing. The areas of improvement include management change, inventory reduction, accurate job costing, reduce shipping cost, reduce waste and rework. Best regards to all the staff."
– February 16, 2010
"Excellent real life examples and practical ideas for reducing the effects of the 4 key [causes of] the Bullwhip Effect. Easy to follow and understand."
"This is a great tool...one which should be easily understood by material planners, material managers, sales force, etc. I would have loved to have a copy to share with past executive team members to enable them to appreciate the difficulty of maintaining inventory levels."
"Excellent way to teach supply chain basics, with the perfect balance between detailed and general information. Simple and easy to understand and relate to personal work situations. Interactive sections are very helpful."
"A very good overview of the Supply Chain picture as shown in the S.C. business today. A good explanation of terms \/ types of Supply Chain styles \/ processes."
– March 21, 2009
"Cisco has found Supply Chain Online's courses to be extremely beneficial as a key training element in our broad initiative to be a leader in supply chain management. Furthermore, these courses have enabled the entire organization to become versed on a common language of supply chain execution."
Jim Miller, VP - Operations
Cisco Systems, Inc.
"Planar has made extensive use of Supply Chain Online's training materials to find and implement improvements in our complex global supply chain. The quality of the materials is excellent; the courses are easy to use, and they have proven to be a valuable component in our ongoing program of supply chain excellence and leadership."
Michael Coubrough, Director, Global Supply Chain Operations & Global Procurement
Planar Systems, Inc.
March 2014: "The Impact of Logistics Performance on Trade", co-authored by Supply Chain Online Co-Founder Dr. Warren Hausman, Dr. Hau Lee, and Uma Subramanian, wins Wickham Skinner Award for Best Paper published in Productions and Operations Management during 2013
June 2013: Dr. Warren Hausman, author of Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management, receives 2012 - 2013 Department of Management Science and Engineering award for Graduate Teaching, "...to recognize and thank [him] for...extraordinary efforts that have made Stanford and the department a better place." — Stanford University Department of Management Science and Engineering
August 2012: Dr. Warren Hausman, author of Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management, receives Laudation from Production and Operations Management Journal (Production and Operations Management, July-August 2012, Vol. 21, No. 4, pages xi-xii)