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 (2370 ratings)
Supply Chain Strategies I: Aligning Strategies; Efficiency and Cost Savings (1634 ratings)
Supply Chain Strategies II: Responsiveness & Advanced Topics (1152 ratings)
Internet Technologies and Supply Chain Management (1093 ratings)
Performance Measures for Supply Chain Management (992 ratings)
Product and Process Design for Supply Chain Management (1026 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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"The mathematics have been clarified so both the concepts and the execution are easily learned by the student. Excellent work."
– January 5, 2011
"Best explanation of the Bullwhip Effect that I have read. I liked the quick [simulation] as a refresher as well. Very logical presentation of the material and summary was useful."
– March 26, 2009
"Good introduction to the overall concepts."
– October 1, 2011
"The explanation for each concept with graphics was really excellent. "
– November 28, 2011
"Solid overview of the bullwhip effect and good read on how to counteract. Beer game is always interesting...such a simple game yet filled with complexity. I appreciate the time estimates for each module; helps to gauge my pace and plan accordingly."
– June 11, 2010
"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)