Supply Chains for Manufacturing II

This course is part of a MicroMasters (series of courses) called Principles of Manufacturing.

As part of the Principles of Manufacturing MicroMasters program, this course focuses on decision making for system design, as it arises in manufacturing systems and supply chains. 

You will learn about frameworks and models for structuring key system design issues and trade-offs that arise in today’s supply chains and manufacturing systems. 

The course will also cover various models, methods and software tools for decision support for:

  • Logistics network design
  • Capacity planning and flexibility
  • Make-buy
  • Supply chain contracting
  • Supply chain risk mitigation
You will learn through industry applications and cases to illustrate concepts and challenges. This course should be taken in sequence following Supply Chains and Manufacturing Systems: Planning.

Develop the engineering and management skills needed for competence and competitiveness in today’s manufacturing industry with the Principles of Manufacturing MicroMasters Credential, designed and delivered by MIT’s #1-ranked Mechanical Engineering department in the world. Learners who pass the 8 courses in the program will earn the MicroMasters Credential and qualify to apply to gain credit towards MIT’s Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing & Design program.

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Length 8 weeks
Effort 10 - 12 hours per week
Starts Jan 29 (in 5 days)
Cost $175
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Instructors Stephen Graves, Sean Willems
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Language English
Subjects Business Data Science
Tags Business & Management Data Analysis & Statistics Engineering

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 8 weeks
Effort 10 - 12 hours per week
Starts Jan 29 (in 5 days)
Cost $175
From Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MITx via edX
Instructors Stephen Graves, Sean Willems
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Business Data Science
Tags Business & Management Data Analysis & Statistics Engineering