While the challenges of supply chain improvements are substantial,
understanding and implementing initiatives to improve supply chain linkages
with your partners can create a competitive edge for your company.
Presented by Professor Hau Lee of Stanford University, this course will review
several innovative companies engaged in new initiatives to improve their
supply chains by developing tight linkages with their supply chain partners.
Industry-wide efforts in this area are beginning to be more prevalent. You
will examine both success and failure stories, as well as the organizational
barriers these companies must overcome for successful implementation.
By the end of this course, you will recognize that:
Supply chain challenges are huge but so are the opportunities.
Supply chain integration is the competitive battlefield for the next century.
Significant value creation emerges from information-smart integration.