Supply Chain Management MicroMasters® Programme

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
    R15591.31
  • Institution
    MITx
  • Programme Duration
    13 weeks
  • 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).

Arlene Lanser

Pearson Student Advisor