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Supply Chain Management and Marketing
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On Demand N/A Supply Chain Management and Marketing Online $605.00 CAD + Tax $710.00 CAD + Tax
Supply Chain Management and Marketing
  • Start Date: On Demand
    Location: Online
    Member Fee: $605.00 CAD + Tax
    Non-Member Fee: $710.00 CAD + Tax
This introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management includes the increasingly important topic of greening of transportation.&nbsp; Basic concepts of sales and marketing and international sales and marketing are also introduced.</p><p><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:107%;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">Certificates of completion are provided to students completing International Freight Forwarding Courses.</span></p><p><strong>NOTE: The online version of the course does NOT include a printed copy of the textbook; students are given access to an e-textbook. Printed copies of the textbook can be purchased directly from CIFFA for an additional fee.</strong></p>
Details
Locations: Online
Exam Location: Online
Certificate : Certificates of completion are provided to students completing International Freight Forwarding Courses
Final passing grade (%) : 70
Certificate Expiry : N/A
Prerequisites:

Successful completion of International Transportation and Trade, Essentials of Freight Forwarding, and Specialized Freight Services is recommended.

Schedule & Topics:
<p style="margin-bottom:12pt;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">IMPORTANT NOTE:</span></span></strong><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">&nbsp;This&nbsp;<strong>Online On Demand</strong>&nbsp;course begins&nbsp;</span><strong><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;color:red;">immediately&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">upon completing registration. If you are not prepared to start the course, do not complete the registration process.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin:6pt 0in;text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">Schedule</span></span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">:</span></p><p style="margin-bottom:12pt;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">CIFFA&rsquo;s&nbsp;<strong>Online On Demand</strong>&nbsp;courses are a self-paced study program where students work through the course materials on their own, without a weekly schedeule. Students must complete all lessons, exercises and the final exam&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration:underline;">within 4 months of their registration date</span>.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-bottom:12pt;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">Students are given access to pre-recorded lectures by subject matter experts.</span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">Topics</span></span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">:&nbsp;</span><br /></p><ul><li><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">Logistics and Supply Chain Management</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">Introduction to Sales and Marketing</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">International Sales and Marketing</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;">The Greening of Transportation &nbsp;</span></li></ul>
Learning Objectives:
<ul><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the difference between supply chain management and logistics management</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the synchronized flow of information, products and funds through the supply chain</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe complexities, e.g., declining margins, forecasting, competition, etc.</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Examine the internal/external supply chain and the internal/external customer</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the logistics functions within the supply chain</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe process mapping, benchmarking and Total Quality Management (TQM)</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe leading changes in logistics (inventory, production, push and pull distribution)</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Examine technology in logistics planning (ERP, APS, AI and GIS)</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe Supply Chain Event Management (SCEM)</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe outsourcing benefits, challenges and partnerships</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe growth in international trade and the driving forces behind globalization</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the effects of competencies, government regulation, transportation, finance and risk management</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the role and concept of marketing within an organization, marketing strategies, purpose of marketing research</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the fundamentals of the marketing mix, consumer behaviour and pricing</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the stages of new product development and product life cycle</span></li><li><span style="font-size:9.0pt;line-height:107%;font-family:'Verdana',sans-serif;">Describe the personal selling process, define environmental policies and their impact on warehousing, ports, vessel operation, trucking and rail transport</span></li></ul>
Target Audience:
This course is primarily designed to meet the education needs of two main groups: Individuals who have experience in the international transportation, trade, logistics and supply chain industries and wish to acquire advanced skills and knowledge to become more employable, and individuals currently working in the international transportation, trade, logistics and supply chain industries who wish to upgrade their new skills and knowledge to advance their career.&nbsp;

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