Course in Logistics in North America

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Logistics

Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

Whether an individual has just finished high school or has had a career for years, a bachelor’s in logistics can be a great tool. This degree gives students the knowledge needed to be able to successfully plan and execute the transportation or storage of goods in a variety of business settings.

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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Specialty In Logistics And Supply Chain (els)

Tecnológico de Monterrey
Campus Full time 1 year April 2018 Mexico Mexico City Mexico State + 1 more

The current complex and changing environment requires efficient use of its resources in the supply chain area. This considering the aspects of sustainability and the use of information technologies, from a global, integrative and collaborative perspective. [+]

The current complex and changing environment requires efficient use of its resources in the supply chain area. This considering the aspects of sustainability and the use of information technologies, from a global, integrative and collaborative perspective.

Among the challenges currently offered by organizations can include the identification of strategic partners at a global level, competitiveness in the globalization of markets, energy costs and market demands, as well as the increase in the complexity of organizations.

Addressed to

Graduates of professional engineering or undergraduate degrees, with knowledge of probability and statistics and operations research.

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PhD Summer Academy

Zaragoza Logistics Center
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks June 2018 Spain Zaragoza USA Cambridge + 2 more

The 10th Ph.D. Summer Academy will take place on June 20-28, 2017 at the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), in Zaragoza, Spain. Linked to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Zaragoza, ZLC is a research and educational center located in Spain, with the highest number of European research projects in logistics and the finest master degree in the country.

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The PhD Summer Academy is an intense period of learning, debating, and discovering the fundamental concepts and recent trends in supply chain management, in addition to meeting your future colleagues and having a great time in Zaragoza, Spain.

This is the tenth summer academy to be organized at Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) in Zaragoza, Spain. Linked to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Zaragoza, ZLC is a research and educational center located in Spain, with the highest number of European research projects in logistics and the finest master degree in the country.

In addition to being introduced to different topics in the field (Empirical Operations Management Research, Sustainability in Operations Management, Doing Grounded Theory Research, Inventory Management of Perishable Products) by a group of distinguished professors, you will also have the opportunity to meet doctoral students from different institutions and exchange ideas. Although we expect applicants to come from different institutions, countries and backgrounds, one thing you will all have in common is excellence. You will be selected to be part of a discussion forum of outstanding scholars in the area of logistics and supply chain management. ... [-]


Operations Management

Fanshawe College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada London

This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate (completed in two semesters) is designed for university and college graduates seeking a career in the operations management sector. Graduates are involved in decision making related to planning, operating, and control within a business or organization. [+]

This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate (completed in two semesters) is designed for university and college graduates seeking a career in the operations management sector.

Graduates are involved in decision making related to planning, operating, and control within a business or organization. The curriculum will focus on applied knowledge in the field of business operations within a global economy, encompassing the planning and management of all operations (e.g., supply chain elements, purchasing, production and operations planning and control, transportation and distribution, project planning, quality assurance) involved in businesses of varying size and complexity.

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Course in Streamlining Office and Service Operations

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 2 days January 2018 USA Tulsa Toledo Springfield Joplin West Plains Lebanon + 6 more

Streamlining Office and Service Operations-Techniques to achieve process improvement on the business side. [+]

Today, enormous amounts of waste exist in office and service operations. Delays, bottlenecks, errors, redundancy, work-arounds, and ambiguity abounds. Non value added work can be as high as 95 percent.

Manufacturing organizations have had great success in applying Lean techniques and trimming time and money. However there are significant challenges and differences in an office operation versus a manufacturing setting. You need a tailored approach to improving office/service operations—but there are Lean tools that you can apply.

Through simulation, cases, and by working on your own processes, you will learn and practice Lean tools to dramatically improve quality and service, while shrinking time and cost. Look at work flow, information flow and job design—not with an eye to eliminating people—but maximizing their effort. You will know which tool to use based on the goal of the effort and problems you face.... [-]


Analyzing and Improving Operations

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 3 days February 2018 USA Tulsa Toledo + 1 more

Uncover hidden problems and improve your organization’s operations with powerful and proven tools. [+]

Does any of this sound familiar to you?

Customers are complaining Staff is frustrated There’s finger pointing and blaming between departments We circumvent procedures to expedite work Quality, service, and timeliness need improvement Costs are too high 

If you said “yes” then this program is for you.

Analyzing and Improving Operations can help you sort out the problems (people, systems, work flow, and information), find the root cause, and develop a course of action to eliminate the issue. The workshop not only focuses on the big-picture perspective of systems and organizational structure, but also will also delve into the specifics by analyzing workflow, information, and job issues.... [-]


The Science of Lean Six Sigma Operations Course

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Evanston Midland + 1 more

Generate a sustainable advantage in cost, quality, speed, and customer service to achieve world-class performance. Using real-world case studies, group workshops, and animated computer simulation models, you explore a framework for diagnosing, improving, and designing effective processing systems and for identifying leverage points with the greatest impact on the bottom line. [+]

Generate a sustainable advantage in cost, quality, speed, and customer service to achieve world-class performance. Using real-world case studies, group workshops, and animated computer simulation models, you explore a framework for diagnosing, improving, and designing effective processing systems and for identifying leverage points with the greatest impact on the bottom line.

This framework includes the Business Process Flow Paradigm which examines an organization as a collection of business flows with a critical link between operational drivers and strategic success. We analyze a set of "laws" representing the core science of lean operation--which describe the underlying behavior of manufacturing and service systems, including the fundamental relationships between performance measures such as throughput, work-in-progress, flow time, and process variability.... [-]


Leadership in Plant Operations

Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Campus Part time 5 days May 2018 USA Ann Arbor China India Bangalore United Arab Emirates Dubai Thailand Bangkok Singapore + 9 more

Provide participants with tools and concepts that they can use today to improve their current operations Broaden their perspectives and expand their capabilities to help them prepare for their next assignment. [+]

* Make the transition from focusing on shop floor and technical issues to thinking more about the business * Initiate lean manufacturing practices to lower costs and do more with less * Quickly and accurately assess a plant, service, or operation * Measure performance by financial and nonfinancial standards * Align manufacturing and operations with other business functions

Who Should Attend The Leadership in Plant Operations program has been designed to serve the development needs of manufacturing and operations managers at the plant management level, as well as those who plan to move up to the plant manager level within the next several years. Participants are typically line or staff managers, with five to ten years of manufacturing or operations-related experience, who are being groomed for higher-level postions within their company's supply chain.... [-]


Course in Supply Chain Management: Strategy and Planning for Effective Operations

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus or Online 3 days September 2018 USA Evanston Midland

In this program, faculty present state-of-the-art models and practical tools for supply chain management and multi-plant coordination. [+]

Create opportunities for revolutionizing your operations through increased efficiencies in the design and management of your supply chain. In this program, faculty present state-of-the-art models and practical tools for supply chain management and multi-plant coordination.

Sessions focus on effective logistics strategies for companies operating complex networks and on the integration of supply chain components into a coordinated system to increase service levels and to reduce costs. The effective management of facilities, inventories, transportation, information, outsourcing, and strategic partnering to improve operational performance are presented with real-world case studies. Each participant receives the book Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation. ... [-]