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Have you ever wondered how companies know how much to produce in advance so that they do not make too much or too little? Matching supply and demand requires planning. This course introduces you to the exciting area of supply chain planning. Part of a broader specialization on Supply Chain Management, you will master different forecasting techniques, essential for building a Sales and Operations Plan. At the completion of this course you will have the tools and techniques to analyze demand data, construct different forecasting techniques, and choose the most suitable one for projecting future demand....
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Approx. 12 hours to complete

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Habilidades que você terá

ForecastingMicrosoft ExcelPlanningDemand Forecasting
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Beginner Level

Nível iniciante

Clock

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Sugerido: 5 hours/week...
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English

Legendas: English, Greek...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Week
1
Clock
3 horas para concluir

Simple Forecasting Methods, Naive Forecast and Cumulative Mean

Welcome to the exciting world of planning! This module introduces you to the professor who is teaching the courses in the Supply Chain Management Specialization. You will also construct forecasting models that enable you to predict future demand. By the end of this short module, you'll know what to expect in the course and hopefully be as excited to learn about Supply Chain Planning as I will be to teach you.In this module learners will review two simple forecasting methods, the naive method and the cumulative mean. Finally, you will create forecasts of your own based on a data set and provide the correct answers in the quiz....
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 21 min), 6 leituras, 4 testes
Video6 videos
So, you want to forecast demand?4min
The Naive Forecast3min
Naive Forecast Screencast3min
The Cumulative Mean2min
Cumulative Mean Screencast4min
Reading6 leituras
Is this course for me?10min
Naive Forecast Example10min
Naive Forecast Solution5min
Cumulative Mean Example10min
Cumulative Mean Solution5min
Naive Method and Cumulative Mean Quiz Instructions20min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
Naive Forecast Practice Quiz10min
Cumulative Mean Practice Quiz6min
Naive Forecast and Cumulative Mean Assessment20min
Week
2
Clock
3 horas para concluir

Forecast Accuracy and Moving Average

In this module, learners will cover two more sophisticated forecasting methods, the moving average and exponential smoothing....
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 21 min), 7 leituras, 4 testes
Video4 videos
Forecast Accuracy Measures Screencast4min
Moving Average3min
Screencast on Moving Average8min
Reading7 leituras
Notes on Forecast Accuracy Measures15min
Forecast Accuracy Solution15min
Forecast Accuracy Quiz Instructions20min
Moving Average Notes10min
About Rounding10min
Moving Average Solution5min
Moving Average Quiz Instructions20min
Quiz4 exercícios práticos
Forecast Accuracy Practice Quiz10min
Forecast Accuracy10min
Moving Average Practice Quiz10min
Moving Average20min
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3
Clock
3 horas para concluir

Exponential Smoothing and Forecast Selection

In this module, you will master one more forecasting method - exponential smoothing. In addition, you will learn how to pick the best forecasting approach and what to do with the forecast once it is implemented....
Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 12 min), 5 leituras, 3 testes
Video3 videos
Exponential Smothing Screencast6min
Selecting the Best Forecast2min
Reading5 leituras
Exponential Smoothing Notes10min
Exponential Smoothing Solution5min
Exponential Smoothing Quiz Instructions10min
Optimizing Exponential Smoothing20min
Forecasting Best Practices30min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Exponential Smoothing Practice Quiz10min
Exponential Smoothing Forecast20min
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4
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4 horas para concluir

Supply Chain Planning

In this module you will put your new forecasting skills to the test. You will analyze a real-life dataset and make recommendations on the different forecasting methods....
Reading
1 vídeo (Total de 3 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Reading1 leituras
Sales and Operations Planning30min
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Melhores avaliações

por JHMar 21st 2017

Great course: concepts well explained, thought-provoking assignments that applies concepts, broaden exposure to the topic itself as well as how it connects to the other components of Supply Chain.

por MSDec 16th 2016

I extend my thanks to all of the shares in our construction out of this session, learn and thanks go to coursera site, which allowed us to this effort, which is not privy that we shall return

Instrutores

Rudolf Leuschner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Supply Chain Management

Sobre Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Supply Chain Management

This specialization is an introduction to the fascinating world of Supply Chain Management. When you complete the Supply Chain Management Specialization you will have a richer understanding of the complexities that companies are facing in today's global networked economy. The specialization is for you, if: 1. you are looking to start a career in Supply Chain Management, but lack the basic background; 2. you are working with people in Supply Chain Management and want to understand their daily challenges better; 3. you are fascinated by how the global economy is linked together by the flow of products, information, and finances. The Supply Chain Management Specialization is made up of four basic courses in logistics, operations, planning, and sourcing, followed by a capstone course in Supply Chain Management Strategy. The Supply Chain Logistics course will cover transportation, warehousing and inventory, and logistics network design. The Supply Chain Operations course covers techniques used to optimize flow and focuses specifically on Six Sigma quality and Lean practices. In the Supply Chain Planning course you will master different forecasting approaches. The Supply Chain Sourcing course deals with different techniques that help you create lasting and productive supplier relationships. Finally, in the capstone course on Supply Chain Management Strategy you will solve a real-life business case. Join me as we enter the exciting field of Supply Chain Management!...
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Perguntas Frequentes – FAQ

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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