Graduate level – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School

22:799:564 – MBA Operations Analysis

This course covers fundamentals of operational analysis for various performance issues encountered in real life business processes. The major topics include forecasting and demand management strategies, sales and operations planning (S&OP), inventory planning models and deployment, uncertainty and safety stock management, supply chain collaborative planning, business capacity planning, and fundamentals of project management. Case studies on analyzing and designing cost-effective solutions for improving a company’s operational efficiency and profit margin are used. The objective is to help our students to develop a strong knowledge of analytical thinking skills and supply chain strategies toward operational excellence in a highly dynamic and competitive business environment.

Graduate level – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School

Executive MBA Business Statistics (USA and Singapore)

This course introduces the use of statistical methods and probability in the analysis and modeling of business problems. Cutting-edge software applications coupled with a strong focus on the interpretation of computational results, yields powerful applicability to real-world decision-making. Examples are drawn from such settings as supply chain management, pharmaceuticals, health care, market research, quality control, and production.

Undergraduate level – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School

29:799:310 – Demand Planning and Fulfillment

This course focuses on the applications of forecasting models and methodologies throughout supply chains, for use in business related activities, including operations, sales, marketing and finance. The course aims to help students understand the significance of matching supply and demand and the development of managerial insights aimed at improving that balance. Several relevant techniques for forecasting, inventory management, and production planning are developed and illustrated. The students are asked to build forecasting and inventory models in Microsoft Excel. The course will focus on by combining theory, examples, practical applications and case studies and consist of a combination of lectures, case presentations, and class discussion.

29:799:460 – Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing

Lean six sigma is an application of the quantitative six sigma quality management techniques within a lean enterprise. The goal is to create an efficient organization that continuously reduces waste and operates at the most efficient levels possible. In addition to covering the fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma, this course will equip students with other important tools and strategies to improve the performance of business processes. Students will practice solving business problems and improving processes through case studies, team exercises and simulations, self-assessments, and guest lectures. Topics covered will include: six sigma improvement methodology and tools, lean manufacturing tools and approaches, dashboards and other business improvement techniques. Students will also gain an understanding of: the strategic importance of business improvement, the need for fact based management, the significance of change management, and how to deploy these tools in different parts of the value chain.

Undergraduate level – Michigan State University, Broad College of Business

SCM470 – Supply Chain Application and Policy (Capstone Course)

The course is designed to develop a linkage between SCM and corporate strategy. This course uses a case study approach. As such, the course helps students build an integrated view of SCMs functional areas and apply the knowledge gained through other courses.

SCM372 – Manufacturing, Planning & Control

Planning and control functions required to match supply and demand in a manufacturing firm. Tools and methods for planning production; the role of information systems in planning and control. The course focuses on manufacturing-related topics including: inventory management, planning and forecasting, quality, scheduling and manufacturing processes.

SCM303 – Introduction to Supply Chain Management

This course is an introduction to Supply Chain Management featuring core functions of SCM, which include purchasing, manufacturing planning, and logistics operations. Students will build a professional knowledge base of the concepts pertaining to process management, operations processes, procurement, development and application of quality initiatives and processes, inventory management, logistics, and supply chain planning with emphasis placed on the integration of these activities.