As a human being, we all consume products and/or services all the time. This morning you got up and ate your breakfast, e.g., eggs, milk, bread, fresh fruits, and the like. After the breakfast, you drove your car to work or school. At your office, you used your computer, perhaps equipped with 27” LCD monitor. During your break, you drank a cup of coffee and played with your iPhone. So on and so forth. You probably take it for granted that you can enjoy all of these products. But if you take a closer look at how each of these products can be made and eventually delivered to you, you will realize that each one of these is no short of miracle. For example, which fruit do you like? Consider fresh strawberries. In order for the strawberries to be on your breakfast table, there must be numerous functions, activities, transactions, and people involved in planting, cultivating, delivering, and consuming strawberries. Moreover, all of these functions, activities, transactions, and people are connected as an integral chain, through which physical products like strawberries themselves and virtual elements such as information and communication flow back and forth constantly. By grouping related functions or activities, we have a supply chain, comprised of four primary functions such as supplier, manufacturer, distributor, and finally consumer. A supply chain is essentially a value chain.
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Thank you for giving me excellent information on supply chain management.It is very helpful course for me. Thank you Korea advanced institute of science and technology and coursera.
This course beautifully lays out major concepts involved in Supply Chain Management. It is great foundation course for a beginner who is interested in taking up this subject.
I was really an honor to have certification under KAIST and professor Bowon Kim, it was really a great experience to have this certification under your guidance. Thank you.
The course is very clear and the contents are value, I have clear understanding of many things about SCM after this course, many thanks and highly appreciated
Really enjoyed the course and there are a lot of new things I learned in this course. It really helped me to understand SCM in broader perspective. Thank you.
thanks for making us to learn this course.\n\nThe course is very interesting and lecturers have good skills to make students get\n\nbetter understanding.
I enjoyed studying the course. Information is given in a very understandable and proffesional way at the same time. I will highly recommend this course.
The course relate me to reality based system, structural and unstructured way of making decision to create real value and responsiveness to customer.
Excellent course and the way Professor delivered lecture was very simple and understandable. Thanks to coursera, Professor and related bodies.
Very well prepared and organized course. As the title suggest, it offer an insightful learning perspective. ideal to anyone interested on SCM.
I loved the course and i was able to learn more about SCM . The only issue i had was that i never got any response for the questions i asked
The course is informative and the lecturer gives plenty of real-world examples, making it easy to understand and enjoyable to learn.
Thanks. Noone can beat online learning. You are getting lectures from best teacher and attending the same as per your convenience.
I like the course and the new knowledge of the supply chain management, i would like to achieve the certificate for this course
Thank you so much Professor Bowon Kim for giving us your precious time and knowledge. I learnt a lot of things in this course.
Very nice Course, highly recommended for beginners like me, who want to understand fundamentals of how supply - chain works.
Very nicely designed course and ably instructed by Prof. Kim. Gives a holistic approach to learning SCM as subject.
Gives you a basic insight on the subject. If you're a beginner in Management related area give this course a try.
Thoroughly goes over a horizontal view of Supply Chain management, encompassing all elements needed to look at.
So comprehensive and detailed. This course allowed me to review several classes from my MBA in one place!