SCL Course: Supply Chain Network Design Fundamentals

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday June 8, 2016 - Friday June 10, 2016
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
  • Phone: (404) 385-6203
  • URL: https://pe.gatech.edu/global-learning-center
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  • Fee(s):
    Please see course registration page
  • Extras:
Contact

EMAIL: info@scl.gatech.edu or CALL: (404) 385-3501 between 9:00a.m. and 4:00p.m., Eastern time.

Summaries

Summary Sentence: An overview of network design as applied in the supply chain environment.

Full Summary: Supply chain network design can deliver significant improvements in service, cost, and sustainability of an organization. This course introduces students to the methods, tools, analytics, and best practices associated with supply chain network optimization, and incorporates hands-on training with a leading commercial optimization software package. A holistic view is emphasized – balancing methodology, business goals, and the capabilities of software enablers. Students will learn how to build a model in LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru software.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Supply chain network design can deliver significant improvements in service, cost, and sustainability of an organization. This course introduces students to the methods, tools, analytics, and best practices associated with supply chain network optimization, and incorporates hands-on training with a leading commercial optimization software package. A holistic view is emphasized – balancing methodology, business goals, and the capabilities of software enablers. Students will learn how to build a model in LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru software.

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • How to define a supply chain challenge in terms of an optimization model
  • The capabilities and limitations of commercial supply chain optimization software
  • Data required to support the building of a network model
  • Best practices in managing data collection, cleansing, and validation
  • Best practices in managing a network strategy project
  • Differentiating types of network optimization projects and how the types relate to model structure
  • Configuring and running and optimization model in a commercial software package
  • The components of network optimization methodology including: defining, configuring, validating, executing, and summarizing
  • Best practices in product group definition

WHAT IS COVERED

  • Introduction to supply chain optimization: types, tools, relation to business goals, overview of methodology
  • Best practices in project management and data management
  • Hands-on lab: acclimation to software and defining nodes
  • Optimization model building methodology and best practices
  • Developing and defining cost components – facilities, transportation, inventory
  • Hands-on lab: building lanes, costs, capacities
  • Defining and managing scenarios
  • Scenario output and review
  • Incorporating external analysis
  • Hands-on lab: exercising the model and evaluating output

ON-CAMPUS COURSE MATERIALS

  • Notebook of slides, notes, exercises and project management tools and templates

COURSE PREREQUISITES

None.

CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

No prerequisites. This course is part of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate.

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
No
Groups

H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE), The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute (SCL), EMIL

Invited Audience
Public
Categories
Career/Professional development
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Status
  • Created By: Andy Haleblian
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Feb 22, 2016 - 10:16am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:16pm