Supply Chain Strategy and Management | MIT

Course Highlights

  • This course is delivered in our live-online format enabling real-time interaction with faculty and global peers
  • This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance
  • You will learn a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clock speed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains
  • You will gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems
  • You will earn a certificate of course completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management

 

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Why attend Supply Chain Strategy and Management?

This supply chain management course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clock speed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.

 

Course Experience

Led by world experts, this practice-oriented supply chain management course investigates a robust MIT framework for better managing supply chains in today's rapidly changing markets. Participants will explore:

  • The next big trend in supply chain strategy, and the key skills required to be successful
  • How to better structure a company's supply chain strategy
  • Guidelines for making strategic sourcing and make-buy decisions
  • How to integrate e-business thinking into supply chain strategy and management
  • How to blend recent developments in information systems and communication technology with sophisticated decision support systems and create a comprehensive strategy for manufacturing and logistics
  • "Clock speed benchmarking” — a tool for deriving critical business insights and management lessons from industries
  • Why all advantages in fast clock speed environments are temporary

Learn more about the live-online experience. 

Many participants with interest in supply chain management courses attend this program along with Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy.

 

Applying to the Course

We accept enrollments until the offering reaches capacity at which point, we will maintain a waitlist. Many of the courses fill up several weeks in advance, so we advise that you enroll as early as possible to secure your seat.

You can begin the application process by using the red 'Enroll Now' bar at the bottom of the screen.

 

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