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Mike Aghajanian

Mike Aghajanian

Executive Director

Executive Director of the Office of Executive Education for the Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Class Overview

The objective of this module is to introduce the basic concepts of supply chain management and explore techniques to leverage the supply chain for strategic advantage.

In this module, we will define the elements that make up a supply chain, demonstrate its central and strategic role in product based companies, explore through simulation the effects of various supply chain structures on cost and customer satisfaction, present key metrics for measuring supply chain performance, and investigate risks and risk mitigate strategies associated with a global footprint

Post-Class Materials

Book: The Goal, A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eli Goldratt