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Certificate in Integrated Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

Certificate in Integrated Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

Optimize healthcare supply chains for peak performance

Course Outcomes:

About the course:

According to a 2023 Gartner study, over 80% of healthcare executives rank supply chain management as a top three priority. This growing emphasis reflects the critical role efficient healthcare supply chains play in delivering quality care.

 

This course, “Certificate in Integrated Healthcare Supply Chain Operations,” addresses this rising need by equipping you with the essential tools and knowledge. You’ll delve into crucial topics like inventory control, logistics, procurement strategies, and fostering strong supplier relationships.

 

The focus will be on practical application in areas like demand forecasting, capacity planning, and adapting to emerging healthcare trends. Designed with the expertise of industry leaders, this course provides a powerful blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills. This will prepare you to effectively navigate and optimize healthcare supply chains, ultimately leading to improved organizational performance.

Curriculum:


Module 1: Overview of Healthcare Supply Chain Management

1
Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management in Healthcare
2
Understanding the Continuum of Care
3
Healthcare Supply Chain Design and Strategy
4
Process and Flow Management in Healthcare Supply Chains

Module 2: Demand and Capacity Planning in Healthcare

1
Managing Demand-Capacity Mismatch
2
Demand Forecasting Approaches
3
Capacity Planning
4
Queuing Theory and Waiting Line Management
5
Scheduling Systems in Healthcare

Module 3: Inventory Management

1
Importance of Inventory in Healthcare Service Delivery
2
Types of Inventory in Healthcare Organizations
3
Challenges and Risks Associated with Inventory Management
4
Approaches for Improving Inventory Performance

Module 4: Procurement & Supplies Management

1
Procurement Process Overview
2
Different Procurement Models
3
Vendor Selection Process
4
Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) and Their Role

Module 5: Emerging Trends in Healthcare Supply Chain Strategy

1
Understanding Dynamic Trends in the Healthcare Sector
2
Impact of External Factors on Healthcare Supply Chains
3
Innovations in Healthcare Operations

Who this course is for:

  1. Supply Chain Managers: Oversee the healthcare supply chain (procurement, inventory, logistics, and vendors).
  2. Procurement Specialists: Source medical supplies/equipment for the best price/quality.
  3. Inventory Control Specialists: Manage medical supply/equipment stock levels (minimize waste, ensure availability).
  4. Logistics Coordinators: Manage the transportation, storage, and distribution of medical supplies.
  5. Hospital Administrators: Understand the healthcare supply chain for improved efficiency/cost-effectiveness.

 

Knowledge Partner:

Northeastern University

The eLearning course is developed in collaboration with Northeastern University, a renowned global research institution founded in 1898. Known for its experiential learning approach, Northeastern is a leader in cooperative education, providing students with hands-on experience in real-world settings. The university’s commitment to collaboration drives its use-inspired research enterprise, which focuses on addressing global challenges in health, security, and sustainability. With a spirit of innovation and a dedication to making a difference, Northeastern empowers learners to engage with cutting-edge ideas and contribute meaningfully to society. Join Northeastern University’s community of scholars and innovators, and embark on a journey of transformative education and discovery.

Sample Certificate:

FAQ:

The course duration will be 5 weeks.
You will be granted full access to the learning content for 3 months, starting from the date of enrollment.
The time investment for the course includes 4-6 hours per week for asynchronous learning.
Yes. After successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate from both Aster Health Academy and Northeastern University.
Yes, we offer financial aid opportunities for participants.
Here's the structure of our refund policy: 1) A candidate is eligible for 75% refund if the drop out is within 7 days of launch of the program 2) A candidate is eligible for 50% refund if the drop out is within 8- 15 days of launch of the program 3) There is no refund if the drop out is after 15 days of launch.

Academic Team

Dr Kali Charan Sabat
Associate Professor, RV University, Google

Curriculum:


Module 1: Overview of Healthcare Supply Chain Management

1
Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management in Healthcare
2
Understanding the Continuum of Care
3
Healthcare Supply Chain Design and Strategy
4
Process and Flow Management in Healthcare Supply Chains

Module 2: Demand and Capacity Planning in Healthcare

1
Managing Demand-Capacity Mismatch
2
Demand Forecasting Approaches
3
Capacity Planning
4
Queuing Theory and Waiting Line Management
5
Scheduling Systems in Healthcare

Module 3: Inventory Management

1
Importance of Inventory in Healthcare Service Delivery
2
Types of Inventory in Healthcare Organizations
3
Challenges and Risks Associated with Inventory Management
4
Approaches for Improving Inventory Performance

Module 4: Procurement & Supplies Management

1
Procurement Process Overview
2
Different Procurement Models
3
Vendor Selection Process
4
Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) and Their Role

Module 5: Emerging Trends in Healthcare Supply Chain Strategy

1
Understanding Dynamic Trends in the Healthcare Sector
2
Impact of External Factors on Healthcare Supply Chains
3
Innovations in Healthcare Operations

FAQ:

The course duration will be 5 weeks.
You will be granted full access to the learning content for 3 months, starting from the date of enrollment.
The time investment for the course includes 4-6 hours per week for asynchronous learning.
Yes. After successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate from both Aster Health Academy and Northeastern University.
Yes, we offer financial aid opportunities for participants.
Here's the structure of our refund policy: 1) A candidate is eligible for 75% refund if the drop out is within 7 days of launch of the program 2) A candidate is eligible for 50% refund if the drop out is within 8- 15 days of launch of the program 3) There is no refund if the drop out is after 15 days of launch.
Certificate in Integrated Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

Duration: 5 Weeks

Level: intermediate

Price:
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Batch Start Date

Mar, 2024

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