Advanced science.  Applied technology.


Operations and Supply Chain Management

Sep 16, 2024 to Oct 16, 2024
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The course introduces high-level strategy and concepts while giving practical tools necessary to solve operations and supply chain problems.  You will gain insights into how good supply chain management offers a competitive advantage.  We will look at the dangers of poor operations and supply chain management, and how it can damage an organization’s overall health and performance.  Using a strategic framework, we work through all of the key drivers of supply chain performance, including operations, facilities, inventory, transportation, information, sourcing, and pricing.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding operations and the supply chain
  • Achieving strategic fit in the supply chain
  • Supply chain drivers and metrics
  • Network design
  • Demand forecasting
  • Aggregate planning
  • Sales and operations planning (S&OP) or integrated business planning (IBP)
  • Managing economies of scale - cycle inventory
  • Managing uncertainty - safety inventory

This course is offered by the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC), a program of Southwest Research Institute.

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm, for 5 weeks
Starts September 17 and ends October 17, 2024


$499 per registrant


For more information, please contact Sandra Hawkins.