Free Online Course on Digital Economy At Open University

Free Online Course on Digital Economy At Open University

Open University offers a massive open online course (MOOC) on Digital Economy: Effective Supply Chain Management. The course is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the effect the digital era is having on supply chains, customers and other stakeholders.

This course is part of the Digital Economy program, which will enable applicant to thrive in the digital economy and earn 15 credits towards an MBA. The course will start on November 21, 2016. This is a four weeks course with a 3 hours/week effort

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Course Details

  • The goods and services that customers depend on each day don’t just appear out of the blue. They reach end users through increasingly intricate channels, involving people and processes all over the world and supported by continually advancing technology.
  • This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English. Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Worth of Award

This free online course will equip you with a critical appreciation of the way supply chains work, and how you can make them work better for you and your customers. Whether you are an entrepreneur, work in the public sector or in a small to medium enterprise (SME), you’ll find out how the supply chain is changing as the digital era evolves.

Eligibility

This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the effect the digital era is having on supply chains, customers and other stakeholders. No previous experience of studying supply chain management is required, but some basic knowledge of how businesses work would be beneficial.

Instructors

Hilary Collins: Hilary is a strategic design academic with research interests in the economic and cultural role of the creative industries. She teaches OU courses in Strategy and Design Thinking

How to Apply

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