Learn Supply Chain Management

April 19, 2014 - Supply Chain Online, LLC offers an online course for supply chain management education and training and a personalized certificate of completion, available to both individuals and corporations. Course modules are 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 educational materials to individuals and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. Click the links below to learn more about our online course:

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management - Online Course Modules:

Course Introduction (2229 ratings)
Supply Chain Strategies I: Aligning Strategies; Efficiency and Cost Savings (1530 ratings)
Supply Chain Strategies II: Responsiveness & Advanced Topics (1069 ratings)
Internet Technologies and Supply Chain Management (1012 ratings)
Performance Measures for Supply Chain Management (916 ratings)
Product and Process Design for Supply Chain Management (950 ratings)


Course list price: $320.00

Current Retail Discounts:

SCM101: Course Introduction free with purchase of any other module (save $20)

Save $25 on "Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management" bundle; buy modules SCM102, SCM103, SCM104, SCM105, and SCM106 together and save $25 (very limited-time offer)

Course Duration

Approx. 8 - 10 hours total to complete six 1- to 2-hour modules (self-paced) Module Details...

Delivery Method

Unlimited web-based access for 1 year; printable material for personal use

Certificate of Completion

Yes (after passing requirements); personalized and printable [ Learn More ]

Course Demo

Course Video Demo

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.

Select Reader Comments

"A lot of very useful information, this is exactly what I was looking for out of [these] courses."

– October 30, 2010

"We often deal with the Bullwhip Effect. We are a Build-to-Stock organization. I can use this information in our organization."

– September 29, 2009

"I am a Material Handler II and I can clearly see the effects of upstream/downstream customer service on our supply chain. "

– August 27, 2009

"This really helped me learn more about why the businesses I work with do some of the things they do."

– undated

"Great animations and straight to the point...I am recommending this to our manager for our buyers to go through for development."

– undated

Company Testimonials

"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)

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