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Supply Chain Management

Overview of open-enrollment offerings in supply chain management from Penn State Executive Programs.

Programs are presented in partnership with the Center for Supply Chain Research and co-sponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

By attending multiple supply chain programs, you can earn a Certificate in Supply Chain Management or Leadership. Learn more about our certificate opportunities.

Essentials of Supply Chain Management

April 8-10, 2014; October 7-9, 2014
Learn common terminology, inventory methodologies, distribution concepts, and service performance tactics.

Processes and Tools for Supply Chain Success

May 13-15, 2014; October 14-16, 2014
Discover tools and techniques to define, analyze, and implement improvements for each major function within the supply chain using the Supply-Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) Model.

Achieving Supply Chain Transformation

April 1-3, 2014; September 16-18, 2014
Employ a unique step-by-step methodology of strategies and capabilities for supply chain innovation and transformation.

Developing Strategic Supply Chain Leaders

March 4-6, 2014; September 9-11, 2014
Hone practices that enhance supply chain speed, flexibility, and competitive differentiation.  Note: This program was formerly Designing and Leading Competitive Supply Chains.

Aligning Supply Chain Organizations

May 5-6, 2014; November 5-6, 2014
Improve supply chain performance through integrated business management and strategic partnerships. Note: This program was formerly Supply Chain Collaboration and Alignment.

Supply Chain Analytics - NEW!

June 3-4, 2014
Learn a “how-to” approach to logistics and supply chain performance measurement by developing the ability to analyze pertinent operational data.

Transportation Operations and Sourcing - NEW!

June 5-6, 2014
Learn common terminology and methods to effectively manage transportation operations, source carriers, and third party providers to reduce transportation cost and maintain or increase service levels.

Demand-Driven Supply Chains:  Using Lean Principles to Drive Innovation

In a "custom-only" delivery format, participant organizations learn a systemic approach for applying Lean thinking to  supply chain challenges for improved work teams, elimination of waste, and speed and efficiency.