Unlocking The Supply Chain: A Guide For Non-Supply Chain Staff

Description: This 90 minute course has been specifically created to explain Supply Chain processes, procedures and activities to non-Supply Chain people, in a simple and easy to understand way.

Duration: 90 minutes (can be accelerated)

This 90 minute course will explore the supply chain management (SCM) world for non-supply chain humanitarian professionals and show how this can be a valuable tool for optimizing humanitarian operations. It will explain the core principles of Supply Chain Management, and the key activities (e.g. Procurement, Distribution etc.) within the Supply Chain process in a non-technical way, so you can develop a better understanding of Supply Chain Management.

It will explain how you, your role and your actions may impact the Supply Chain process, and also where your input may be required to support Supply Chain activities. Key considerations and examples, which are specific to you depending on your role, will be highlighted. The e-learning will also identify parts of the Supply Chain process which have an impact on yours and your own functional processes and activities,

With this increased knowledge of the basic Supply Chain principles it will allow you to interact more effectively with Supply Chain, and also help you achieve your own functional objectives more effectively and efficiently.

Supply Chain covers a broad range of activities. Within this e-learning, we will focus on the following areas: Planning, Procurement, Distribution, Warehousing

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

1. Understand the core components and process of a supply chain.

2. Understanding the interconnected nature of the supply chain ecosystem and its stakeholders.

3. Identify touchpoints between your role and supply chain management.

4. Learn practical insights to implement and enhance your work’s effectiveness and reach to boost inter-departmental collaboration, streamline operations and maximise the effectiveness of your humanitarian efforts.

5. Experience supply chain management first hand and see the impact of supply chain management decisions on humanitarian operations in an interactive case study exercise.

This course was developed by Save the Children International and HELP Logistics with support from Amazon.

Is this course for me?  
This course is primarily aimed at those who regularly interact with the Supply Chain process. The course includes content specifically aimed at individuals working in the following functions:

- Finance
- Awards / Grants
- Partnerships
- Programmes

Will I get a certificate at the end?

How much does it cost?
This course is free for all learners

Languages  :

  • Introduction
  • Unlocking the Supply Chain: A Guide For Non-Supply Chain Staff
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever