There has never been a better time to explore a career as a supply chain manager. Supply chains are the global systems that connect and integrate procurement, operations, implementation, logistics, and more. Build the solid foundation you need to hit the ground running as a new supply chain manager.
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Careers in Supply Chain and Operations with Daniel Stanton
Transition to a career in supply chain management, operations, logistics, or procurement. Explore the jobs, skills, and networking opportunities in this lucrative and diverse field.
59m 21s • COURSE
Job Skills: Supply Chain and Operations with Daniel Stanton
Learn about becoming a supply chain and operations professional. In this collection of short, lively, animated videos, discover the most critical skills needed to excel on the job.
32m 4s • COURSE
Supply Chain Foundations with Eddie Davila
Get a primer on supply chain management. Learn how to connect and integrate the links of sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management.
1h 33m • COURSE
Purchasing Foundations with Steven Brown
Learn the fundamentals of purchasing for business. Find out how to manage suppliers, contracts, and costs, and implement strategic sourcing.
1h 18m • COURSE
Logistics Foundations (2015) with Steven Brown
Learn the ins and outs of logistics: a critical component of supply chain management.
1h 44m • COURSE
Inventory Management Foundations with Steven Brown
Learn how to effectively manage inventory within your company. Explore analytical tools and control systems that can help you improve your inventory management efforts.
1h 20m • COURSE
Implementing Supply Chain Management with Daniel Stanton
Learn how to implement supply chain management in your company. This course covers challenges, a five-step process for implementing supply chain management effectively, and more.
1h 25m • COURSE
Process Improvement Foundations with Chris Croft
Learn how to better manage the processes—and thus the outcomes—of your project or business.
1h 18m • COURSE
Quality Management Foundations with Steven Brown
Learn how to properly manage quality in your company. Explore major frameworks, tools, and strategies that you can leverage to enhance your quality management approach.
1h 1m • COURSE
Lean Six Sigma Foundations with Steven Brown
Learn what Lean Six Sigma is, why it is used, and how it can be applied to manufacturing, services, and supply chain management.
1h 10m • COURSE
Supply Chain and Operations Management Tips with Daniel Stanton
Improve your knowledge in supply chain and operations management, from strategic sourcing to supply chain security, one tip at a time.
2h 50m • COURSE
Leading Projects with Daniel Stanton
Learn how to lead projects successfully using the DIRECT project leadership framework—define, investigate, resolve, execute, change, and transition.
2h 11m • COURSE
Finance for Non-Financial Managers with Jim Stice
Get a basic understanding of financial management, sufficient to interpret reports, draft budgets, cost products, and make informed financial decisions.
1h 23m • COURSE
You'll learn supply chain management skills with these experts.
Daniel Stanton, PMP, CSCP, SCPro, CSSBB, is an award-winning business educator, executive, and entrepreneur.
Known as "Mr. Supply Chain," Daniel served five years in the military before getting a masters in logistics engineering from MIT and working as a supply chain project manager for a global manufacturing company.
His best-selling book, Supply Chain Management For Dummies, has been translated into several languages. He has also cofounded tech startups and been an advisor and senior executive for nonprofit education associations.
Daniel believes that supply chains are key to understanding how businesses deliver value to customers, and projects are the way we make improvements to supply chains.
You can learn more about his work, and follow him on social media, at danielstanton.com.
Eddie Davila is the associate chair for the Supply Chain Management program at Arizona State University.In addition to serving as associate chair, Eddie is a principal lecturer for the highly ranked Supply Chain Management program in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Eddie has taught over 30,000 students in person and millions more online via videos and digital textbooks. His digital content is used by both top-ranked universities and Fortune 500 companies around the world. He has also provided consulting services for companies in the energy, publishing, retail, technology, global health, and agriculture industries. Eddie likes to spend his spare time on a yoga mat.
Steven Brown is an educator and instructor for LinkedIn Learning.
For 16 years, he taught supply chain management courses at Arizona State University, reaching over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students during this time. In addition, Steven has 30 years of business experience with a strong background in production management, program management, and process improvement practices at the factory level. He has worked exclusively in the fields of operations management and service operations management and has managed strategic programs and projects in 10 different countries during his business career. Steven is also a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), as designated by the Association for Operations Management (APICS), and was awarded a lifetime certification in 2013.
Steven believes the future of business education is online and lifelong. And that's why he creates these courses.
Lecturer turned thought leader Chris Croft has trained 80,000+ people in project management and leadership.Chris has also provided instruction on time management and negotiation, and has trained six million people on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. He comes from an operations background, having earned an engineering degree from Cambridge, qualified as a chartered engineer, and worked as a senior manager in manufacturing for 10 years. He earned an MBA and worked as a university lecturer at Bournemouth University Business School for four years before starting his own training company in 1992. Since then, he has been in constant demand as a speaker, and his free email tips are sent to over 20,000 people.His website, www.chriscroft.co.uk, offers a free email tip of the month, a wide-ranging and unusual blog, and free instant guides. Chris has also created numerous free iPhone and Android apps, notably his Jobs To Do app and his Daily Happiness Tips app.His book Time Management is available from Amazon and most bookshops. He has 11 other instant guide mini-books at www.lulu.com and on the Amazon Kindle Store, and recently published The Big Book of Happiness for the Kindle, as well as the rather eccentric Management Vegetables.
James D. Stice, PhD, is the Distinguished Teaching Professor of Accounting in the School of Accountancy at Brigham Young University (BYU). He teaches business and accounting to university students and to business professionals around the world. Professor Stice has been at BYU since 1988. He has co-authored three accounting textbooks and published numerous professional and academic articles. In addition, Professor Stice has been involved in executive education for Ernst & Young, Bank of America Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, RSM, and AngloGold Limited and has taught at INSEAD (in both France and Singapore) and CEIBS (in China). He has been recognized for teaching excellence by his department, his college, and the university. Professor Stice currently serves on the audit committee of Deseret Management Corporation and served on the board of directors of a publicly traded company until it was taken private.
Professor Jim Stice received a PhD from the University of Washington as well as master's and bachelor's degrees from BYU, all in accounting.