Logistics and Operations Management
Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation. In a general business sense, logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet requirements of customers or corporations.
Key Learning Points:
- Analyze logistics, supply chain, and operations processes to provide assistance in the development of quality, customer service, and cost improvement alternatives.
- Utilize various statistical quality control techniques to aid in the development and use of global quality logistics, supply chain, manufacturing, and service applications.
- Apply integrated technology-driven information necessary for logistics, supply chain, and operations.
- Perform cost analysis on proposed logistics, supply chain, and operations projects, and make data-driven investment recommendations to management.
- Develop and optimize logistics and operations business processes, including job design and workplace layout.
- Apply management functions, statistical quality and process applications, planning and scheduling techniques, and related software applications necessary for successful business decision-making.
- Apply managerial accounting, economics, human resources, and marketing principals when making workplace decisions.