Supply Chains for Manufacturing: Capacity Analytics

MOOC
Supply Chains for Manufacturing: Capacity Analytics
Language
English
Duration
2 months
Certificate
Certification paid
Course by EdX
Supply Chains for Manufacturing: Capacity Analytics
What will you learn?
Frameworks and models forsystem design
Decision supportmodels
Methods and software tools for supply chain contracting and risk mitigation
About the course

As part of the Principles of Manufacturing MicroMasters program, this course focuses on decision making for system design, as it arises in manufacturing systems and supply chains.

You will learn about frameworks and models for structuring key system design issues and trade-offs that arise in today’s supply chains and manufacturing systems.

The course will also cover various models, methods and software tools for decision support for:


  • Logistics network design
  • Capacity planning and flexibility
  • Make-buy
  • Supply chain contracting
  • Supply chain risk mitigation

You will learn through industry applications and cases to illustrate concepts and challenges.This course should be taken in sequence following Supply Chains and Manufacturing Systems: Planning.

Develop the engineering and management skills needed for competence and competitiveness in today’s manufacturing industry with the Principles of Manufacturing MicroMasters Credential, designed and delivered by MIT’s #1-ranked Mechanical Engineering department in the world. Learners who pass the 8 courses in the program will earn the MicroMasters Credential and qualify to apply to gain credit towards MIT’s Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing & Design program.

Program
Supply Chains for Manufacturing II
Learn about various models, methods and software tools to help make better decisions for system design in manufacturing systems and supply chains.
Lecturers
Stephen Graves
Stephen Graves
Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sean Willems
Sean Willems
Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics University of Tennessee
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