Supply Chain Management projects can span a wide range of project types including supply chain strategy, network analysis, facility design build, supply chain technology selection and implementation, and continuous process improvement initiatives. This course provides an overview of project management methodologies as applied in the supply chain environment. Class discussion and projects provide an understanding of how fundamental project management approaches and industry best practices can be used to effectively manage the complexities. Supply chain projects typically require managing resources, stakeholder alignment, risk management, customer impact, and effective communication across many internal and external business partners.
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Alumni: If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum
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How You Will Benefit
Identify the business processes and functional organizations impacted by specific types of supply chain projects
Understand the leading project methodologies and why complex supply chain projects require elements from each to be successful
Understand the components of Project Management Book of Knowledge and how they can be applied in the supply chain environment
Define project requirements and expectations for supply chain projects
Develop the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for supply chain projects
Identify the critical path for a project from its network diagram.
Be able to form and deploy a supply chain project team
Understand how to assess, manage, and mitigate project risk
Properly monitor, control, and close the project
Overview of Leading Project Management Methodologies & Certifications
Types of Supply Chain Projects – Process/Functional Impacts
PMBOK knowledge areas in context of Supply Chain Projects
Overview of PMBOK knowledge areas in context of Supply Chain Projects
Overview of Business Process Analysis and the SCOR model
Defining the Project & the Effective Supply Chain Project Manager
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