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Logistics and Supply Chain Management for Production Planner


The Logistics and Supply Chain Management for Production Planner is designed for students who want to develop careers in the fields of logistics and supply chain management, as well as for those currently practising in these areas. The course will provide you with analytical skills that enable you to appraise, systematically structure and analyze the possible solutions to complex logistical problems, such that well-motivated decisions can be made. You will be provided with a solid grounding in the concepts, techniques, and principles that underlie logistics and supply chain management and discuss these issues from a managerial, practice-oriented perspective. Benefits of studying the Logistics and Supply Chain Management for Production Planner with Janets include Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion. Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams

SKU: 238792 Category:


Management_Logistics management


Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

************************** Course Modules **************************

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Course Overview
  • Getting Started
  • The Evolution of the Supply Chain
  • The Basic Supply Chain Structure
  • Supply Chain Drivers
  • Aligning Your Supply Chain with Business Strategy
  • Managing Supply Chain Risks
  • Tracking and Evaluating Supply Chain Data
  • Troubleshooting Supply Chain Problems
  • Sharing Supply Chain Activities
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies
  • Applying Lean Techniques to the Supply Chain
  • The Future of Supply Chain Management

Lean Production

  • Getting Started
  • Understanding Lean
  • Liker’s Toyota Way
  • The TPS House
  • The Five Principles of Lean Business
  • The First Improvement Concept (Value)
  • The Second Improvement Concept (Waste)
  • The Third Improvement Concept (Variation)
  • The Fourth Improvement Concept (Complexity)
  • The Fifth Improvement Concept (Continuous Improvement)
  • The Improvement Toolkit
  • Wrapping Up


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion PDF certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99