Initial Lean Supply Chain - Strategic, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
  • English ()
Students completing the Initial Lean Supply Chain – Strategic course will learn how to apply lean strategies, lean principles, and best practices to synchronize the supply chain with upstream and downstream partners.


Purdue NExT courses are taken fully online. They are self-paced, and incorporate multiple forms of media typically. Most are part of a series, but each can be taken as a stand-alone course. Learners will view short pre-recorded instruction videos, participate in interactive learning activities for application, have the ability to engage with faculty and peers in courses and check application of skills developed through assignments and quizzes.

Students will Learn:

  • To effectively manage the supply chain by focusing on the 4V’s: variety, velocity, variability and visibility
  • To streamline the supply chain
  • To improve efficiency
  • To reduce lead-time

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 6 hrs/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

Programme Structure

Course Modules:

  • Supply Chain Overview and Strategy
  • Supply Chain Strategy and Planning
  • Supply Chain Integration, Roles, and Processes
  • Supply Chain Processes and Supplier Management
  • Supply Chain Improvement and Metrics

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    299 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per year and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    299 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per year and a duration of 1 months.
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