Taught course

The Digital Economy: Effective Supply Chain Management (online)

FutureLearn · FutureLearn

Entry requirements

This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the effect the digital era is having on supply chains, customers and other stakeholders. No previous experience of studying supply chain management is required, but some basic knowledge of how businesses work would be beneficial.

Months of entry

May, August, October

Course content

Goods and services reach end users through increasingly intricate channels, involving people and processes all over the world, supported by advancing technology.

Understanding the key relationships in these supply chains can help you cut costs, boost performance and create more value for customers.

This online course will equip you with a critical appreciation of the way supply chains work, and how to make them work better.

Whether you are a sole trader, in a small to medium-sized organisation, or work for a large firm, you’ll find out how the supply chain is changing in the digital era.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Cert
    part time
    1 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    1 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Complete 90% of each course and score an average of 70% or above on all tests within it, to be eligible to buy a Certificate of Achievement for it. Complete all courses and buy all Certificates, to be eligible to take a final assessment course. Pass the final assessment course to earn 15 UK credits towards The Open University Business School’s flexible MBA. This program will require 16 weeks of learning, plus 10 weeks of assessment, and cost a total of £735.00 + shipping.

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