Georgia Tech Partners with ORTEC to Deliver Supply Chain Analytics Professional Certificate

Certificate program focuses on supply chain management with data-driven decision-making

August 06, 2020 | By GTPE Communications
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Georgia Tech Professional Education is teaming up with the Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute and ORTEC, a leading supplier of mathematical optimization software and advanced analytics, to deliver a new professional certificate in supply chain analytics.

“We are pleased to team with ORTEC to provide supply chain professionals with tools and techniques to address and leverage complexity in the supply chain,” said Tim Brown, a lecturer for the first course and managing director of the Supply Chain and Logistics Institute, an Interdisciplinary Research Center at Georgia Tech. “Program participants receive a great mix of capabilities – software tools, supply chain problem-solving, and analytical techniques.”

The certificate program, consisting of four courses, provides learners relevant business and planning challenges as well as analytics tools and techniques to address them. Lecturers from Georgia Tech and ORTEC will cover software tools and practical methods to conduct analytics and optimization to meeting supply chain management needs.

“It is a great honor to partner with Georgia Tech to provide business professionals the very best in supply chain analytics education,” said Daphne de Poot, a program course lecturer and an ORTEC senior data scientist. “The program offers hands-on experience using data in the supply chain landscape. Students will not only gain knowledge and tools to strengthen their careers, but the ability to help their organizations tackle more strategic goals and address the full complexity of their supply chains.”

The first course, Transforming Supply Chain Management and Performance Analysis, will be offered virtually and cover the power of using analytics to improve supply chain management processes and the value of descriptive analytics to identify areas of focus.

Read the full announcement on ORTEC's website.