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This course provides an in-depth exploration of supply chain management, emphasizing the critical role it plays in achieving organizational success and competitiveness. Students will gain insights into the key components of supply chain processes, from procurement to distribution, and develop a solid foundation in the principles and best practices of supply chain management .


Kaddra Greene-Hall

Kaddra Greene-Hall (MBA, 6SGB, CPSD®, CPSD™) is the Supplier Diversity Program Lead for Atrium Health.  In her role, she is responsible for partnering with the healthcare system’s Supply Chain Management Unit to execute strategic procurement strategies and process improvements that are socially equitable and economically viable. Kaddra graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a Master of Business Administration, respectively. Further, she is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from Central Piedmont Community College, completed a certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurship from Cornell University, finished the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate Program at the University of South Florida, accomplished advanced training in Project Management from the University of Miami, is a Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM)® from the Project Management Institute and is a Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) from the Institute for Supply Management.

Course Structure

When: 8 Saturdays from August 24, 2024 – October 19, 2024 (no class October 12th)

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Cost: $1,125


What You’ll Learn

  • Learning Outcome 1: Develop a sound understanding of the important role of supply chain management in today’s business environment.
  • Learning Outcome 2: Gain insights into how components such as procurement, operations management, logistics, inventory management and distribution interrelate to form an efficient supply chain.
  • Learning Outcome 3: Develop skills and best practices to design supply chain strategies that align with organizational goals.
  • Learning Outcome 4: Leverage technology to optimize supply chain processes and improve decision-making.
  • Learning Outcome 5: Apply sustainable sourcing practices, green logistics, corporate social responsibility, and ethical supply chain management.

Module 1. Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

Module 2. Supply Chain Strategy

Module 3. Procurement and Supplied Management

Module 4. Inventory Management

Module 5. Productions and Operations Planning

Module 6. Logistics and Transportations

Module 7. Information in Supply Chain

Module 8. Global Supply Chain Management

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