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Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

Course Description

This course is designed to provide a summary of important supply chain fundamentals and concepts. Utilizing the integrating supply chain philosophy, we will review the "Plan, Source, Make, Deliver" model with emphasis on the different supply chain processes and the connections between functions and across firms. This course uses applied learning techniques and case studies to increase student learning, emphasizing student involvement in exercises, discussion, and interaction. We utilize mixed modal live instruction; both in person and online.

The course is tailorable to your needs, including core fundamentals lessons to create a common foundation of understanding, and also scalable to advanced discussions on supply chain strategy, risk, and network design.

Designed to maximize learning and minimize time away from the office, this 3 day course is composed of the following blocks:

• What is Supply Chain Management?
• Creating Competitive Advantage
• Demand and Supply Integration
• Sourcing
• Production and Manufacturing
• The Final Mile

Available Industries: Aerospace & Defense

Duration & Dates

This is a 3-day course.

    Dates are flexible.

    James Cody, Director
    Christine Johnson, Program Manager

    Graduate and Executive Education
    Haslam College of Business
    The University of Tennessee
    504 Haslam Business Building
    1000 Volunteer Boulevard
    Knoxville, TN 37996-4150

    Phone: 865-974-1917
    Fax: 865-974-4989
    E-mail: jcody@utk.edu


    This course is offered as a custom course on the UT campus or at your preferred location.


    John Bell

      John Bell is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to joining the UT faculty in August 2010, Bell was a career maintenance ...

    Ben Skipper

    Dr. Skipper is the Executive Director of Aerospace & Defense Executive Programs in Graduate & Executive Education and serves on the faculty of the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain ...


    Custom course pricing depends on the configuration selected by the customer. Please contact us for more information.