Supply chain management deals with the procurement of operational supplies and delivery of goods and services; whereas operations management is concerned with how those supplies, goods and services (and other organizational factors) are coordinated into a successfully operating business.

A solid understanding of supply chain and operations management are essential for running a successful enterprise in a globalised world that is completely dependent on smoothly functioning transnational supply chains and the small and large scale businesses that uphold them.

This module does not really need to exist, as its learning was more than covered in my Lean MBA, but I had a few homeless courses that needed somewhere to live. 

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Operations Management Foundations

Platform: LinkedIn

Institution: LinkedIn Learning

Started: 06/12/2017

Finished: 13/12/2017

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Lean Six Sigma Foundations

Platform: LinkedIn

Institution: LinkedIn Learning

Started: 17/01/2018

Finished: 18/01/2018

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Process Improvement Foundations

Platform: LinkedIn

Institution: LinkedIn Learning

Started: 03/03/2018

Finished: 07/03/2018

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Supply Chains in Practice: How Things Get to You

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: The University of Warwick

Started: 22/02/2019

Finished: 27/02/2019

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Getting a product into the hands of a consumer is a complex process, involving multiple internal and external processes and companies along the way. Each player involved is overseeing its part in the process through several types of oversight, including supply chain management and operations management.
Despite some similarities, these are two distinct roles and processes. It’s essential for business professionals to understand how organizations use supply chain management and operations management to enhance efficiency and value, ultimately boosting profits.

Supply Chain Management vs. Operations Management, floridatechonline.com