Supply Chain Project Management Fundamentals

Course Description

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.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Jun 5, 2018 Jun 7, 2018 Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950 18430
Section Details Oct 23, 2018 Oct 25, 2018 Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950 18431
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15753 Sep 8, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
16519 Mar 22, 2016 Mar 24, 2016 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
15741 May 17, 2016 May 19, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,950
16655 Nov 8, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
17429 Jan 24, 2017 Jan 26, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
17536 Mar 7, 2017 Mar 9, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
17196 May 16, 2017 May 18, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,950
17622 Jun 6, 2017 Jun 8, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
17642 Oct 24, 2017 Oct 26, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
18429 Apr 10, 2018 Apr 12, 2018 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

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

Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: – Use coupon code SCL-Org

Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert

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
  • Why Supply Chain Projects Fail
  • Defining Supply Chain Project Requirements, Teams, Roles & Responsibilities
  • Traditional Phases of a Supply Chain Project
  • Developing the Work Breakdown Structure for SC Projects
  • Review of the Supply Chain Work Breakdown Structure
  • The use of Software to Support Project Management
  • Estimating Cost, Duration, and Resources
  • Resource Management & Developing Dependency Diagrams
  • Defining, Assessing, & Mitigating Risk
  • Monitoring & Controlling the Project Plan
  • Closing the Project



  • Notebook of slides, notes, exercises and project management tools and templates

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown