Supply Chain Management

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Overview

Gain expertise in the growing field of Supply Chain Management through an innovative online programme consisting of five courses and a final capstone exam. The MicroMasters® Programme in Supply Chain from MITx is an advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Supply Chain Management. It represents the equivalent of 1 semester's worth of coursework at MIT.

The MicroMasters® Credential will showcase your understanding of supply chain analytics, design, technology, dynamics and end-to-end supply chain management. Build on the credential and take advantage of a great opportunity to be accepted into the #1 ranked supply chain management Masters Degree programme for a fraction of the cost.

The Supply Chain Management MicroMasters® Programme from the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management includes the following courses:

Supply Chain Analytics
Master and apply the core methodologies used in supply chain analysis and modelling, including statistics, regression, optimisation and probability – part of the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters® Credential.
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Supply Chain Fundamentals
Learn fundamental concepts for logistics and supply chain management from both analytical and practical perspectives – part of the MITx MicroMasters® Credential in Supply Chain Management.
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Supply Chain Design
Learn how to design and optimise the physical, financial, and information flows of a supply chain to enhance business performance – part of the MITx MicroMasters® Credential in Supply Chain Management.
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Supply Chain Dynamics
Learn how to manage and harness the dynamics and interactions between firms and entities within a supply chain – part of the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters® Credential.
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Supply Chain Technology and Systems
Learn how technology is used in supply chain systems from fundamental concepts to innovative applications – part of the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters® Credential.
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Supply Chain Comprehensive Exam
Take the Comprehensive Exam in Supply Chain Management to earn the MITx MicroMasters® credential.
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  • Fee
    R14507
  • Institution
    MITx
  • Programme Duration
    13 weeks
  • Class Starts on
    26 December 2018
  • Language
    English
  • Estimated Effort
    8 to 12 hours per week
  • Courses
    5 courses
Start Dates
  • To apply core methodologies (probability, statistics, optimisation) used in supply chain modelling and analysis.
  • To understand and use fundamental models to make trade-offs between forecasting, inventory, and transportation.
  • To design supply chain networks as well as financial and information flows.
  • To understand how supply chains act as systems and interact.
  • How technology is used within supply chains; from fundamentals to packaged software systems.
  • End to end supply chain management.

Upon successful completion of PearsonX and edX® requirements, participants will earn the following certificates:

  • MicroMasters®
  • Supply Chain Management positions growing at nearly 270,000 opportunities per year (source: Fortune and Materials Handling Institute).
  • Greater demand for Supply Chain professionals than supply – 6 to 8 management positions available per applicant (source: Fortune and Materials Handling Institute).
  • Exciting career opportunities as a Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Analyst, Purchasing Manager, Consultant and more (source: Fortune and Materials Handling Institute).
  • Median salary $80,000 per year (source: Fortune and Materials Handling Institute).

Meet Student Advisors

Arlene Lanser

Pearson Student Advisor

Meet our Faculty

Bruce Arntzen

Executive Director, Supply Chain Management Programme

Chris Caplice

Director, MITx MicroMasters Programme in Supply Chain Management

Christopher Cassa

Lecturer, Supply Chain Management Programme

Eva Ponce

Executive Director, MITx MicroMasters® Programme in Supply Chain Management

James Blayney Rice

Deputy Director, CTL