Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College

Supply Chain Management

Transportation and Logistics Certificate Program

Supply Chain Management

Module Details

Total Clock Hours: 25

"Supply chain management is the integration of key business processes from end user through original suppliers, that provides products, services, and information that add value for customers and other stakeholders." (Global Supply Chain Forum, 2000).  This CTL module explores the key processes comprising the supply chain and the strategies managers have employed to collaborate with trading partners to increase the value created and gain a competitive advantage.  The specific objectives for this module include gaining an understanding of:

  • The differences between logistics and supply chain management
  • The key processes comprising the supply chain and their interrelationships
  • The management components and their effect on supply chain management
  • The strategies, tactics, tools and techniques that have been demonstrated to be the most effective in implementing supply chain management

Textbooks Required for Module

Supply Chain Management: Processes, Partnerships, Performance
Authors: Douglas Lambert   |  ISBN: 978-0975994931  |  Edition: 3
Purchase at: Amazon or Publisher Website

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