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SAP Ariba

Ariba introduce three-pillar strategy can help you digitize your business commerce like never before.

It delivers the best-in-class cloud procurement solution, value for both buyers and suppliers on Ariba Network, and innovative new business models so you can grow your business. Every day, Ariba help thire customers find opportunities to cut costs, reduce risk, and grow revenue through better collaboration with trading partners. It enables that collaboration through Ariba Network — a cloud-based community where you’ll find buying, selling, and managing cash to be as easy as using Amazon, eBay, and PayPal. Ariba also hosts other online communities where business commerce professionals network and share information and best practices, just like friends on Facebook.

Ariba understand the challenges you face when it comes to achieving greater visibility and efficiency with your trading partners. That’s why Ariba put a lot of time and energy into becoming the world’s largest business commerce network, and helping companies work together securely and efficiently in the cloud.
When you’re buying, Ariba will help you source and procure goods and services in ways that boost competition and compliance, saving you money and minimizing risks. When you’re selling, Ariba will help you differentiate yourself in the marketplace with tools for satisfying your customers’ e-commerce needs and closing deals faster.

And when it comes to document exchange between trading partners, Ariba help you eliminate the time and expense of manual, paper-laden processes involving invoices, purchase orders, contracts, and payments. Ariba SaaS solutions are designed to give you that time back — and equip you to take advantage of the latest working capital optimization strategies.
Working with SAP Ariba, you can make a bigger impact within your company, and in turn, within today's exciting digital economy.

CSCP & CIPP

The most powerfull certificates in Supply Chain.

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is recognized worldwide as the premier supply chain management educational and certification program. The APICS CSCP program takes a broad view of operations, extending beyond internal operations to encompass the entire supply chain—from supplier, through the company, to the end consumer.
More than 21,000 professionals in 94 countries have earned the APICS CSCP designation since the program was launched in 2006.

• is the most widely recognized educational program for operations and supply chain management professionals around the globe.
• is a designation that is sought by thousands of employers and recruiters.
• provides you with a mastery of supply chain management best practices and distinguishes you as an industry expert with specialized, high-level knowledge and skills.
• Why should you earn an APICS CSCP designation?
• interested in increasing your knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, specifically in the areas of customer relations, international trade, information technology enablement, and physical logistics.
• consulting or facilitating supply chain functions or working with ERP systems.
• creating a common standard of understanding, vocabulary, resources, and frameworks within your company to address your supply chain challenges and opportunities.
• master the necessary tools to effectively manage global supply chain activities, including suppliers, plants, distributors, and customers around the globe.
• acquire the skills you need to create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology, and corporate communication.
• understand how to use enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems and other technologies to improve the entire supply chain process.
• maximize your organization's ERP investments by millions of dollars.
• increase your professional value and secure your future.

Certified International Purchasing Professional (CIPP)

The Certified International Purchasing Professional (CIPP) is the first level of three IPSCMI International Purchasing Management certifications. CIPP is designed for current and future purchasing professionals, reflecting levels of understanding and of competence needed to assume responsibility for managing purchasing operations at the international level.

1. Explain the principles of purchasing (applicable to both private and public sector organizations and to both for profit and non-profit organizations.)
2. Explain the Pareto Principle and how it applies in purchasing.
3. Demonstrate the computation of percentages and calculate simple formulas found in the purchasing process.
4. Given mathematical problems typically encountered in purchasing, calculate fractions, decimals, and ratios.
5. Calculate interest rates, payback period, net present value, and other calculations considering the time value of money.
6. Employ the several methods of forecasting used in the purchasing process.
7. Compute various types of averages (mode, mean, and median).
8. Explain standard deviation and how to calculate and use it in purchasing.
9. Describe the forms typically used in purchasing and explain how those forms can be modified for use in E-Procurement.
10. Describe the various hardware and software options available for automation of the purchasing process.
11. Develop/utilize a computerized purchasing system (e.g., online buying, EDI, Web-based electronic commerce) with an ultimate goal of “paperless purchasing”.
12. Develop/implement/maintain a database of specifications, suppliers, products, and/or services.
13. Develop/utilize a computerized inventory and/or capital equipment tracking system.
14. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of single and multi-sourcing.
15. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of centralized and decentralized purchasing.
16. Establish procurement plans and make decisions necessary to purchase products or services in congruence with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies.
17. Explain how the purchasing manager uses the concepts of supply and demand in evaluating markets and potential suppliers.
18. List and describe the various types of markets, including free markets, oligopolies, monopolies, monopsonies, and oligopsonies and how they affect the ability of the purchaser to obtain competition and fair and reasonable prices.
19. Describe the different methods of acquisition (direct, off-shore buying office, etc.) for global sourcing.
20. Explain how to develop global procurement plans stemming from organizational goals.
21. Explain how different business customs and courtesies of key nationalities affect the offshore purchasing process.
22. Describe several global trade barriers and how they affect the global sourcing process.
23. Read blueprints and engineering drawings and explain the various symbols and notations on those drawings.
24. Explain how engineering supports the purchasing process and the methods of cooperation between purchasing and engineering.
25. Review purchase requisitions in accordance with organizational requirements and/or budgetary constraints.
26. Determine appropriate methods of procurement, including the different methods of E-Procurement.
27. Perform cost/benefit analyses on planned purchases.
28. Develop/review specifications, statements of work, performance terms, and/or acceptance criteria.
1. Locate (through internet market surveys and other means) potential sources of materials or services.
2. Explain the process of qualifying/prequalifying and selecting domestic and offshore suppliers.
3. Manage and develop automated lists of recommended sources.
4. Explain how to use supplier catalogs, including online catalogs.
5. Review supplier samples and/or demonstrations with the buying organization management and/or user departments.
1. Prepare bid and proposal solicitations with pertinent specifications, terms, and conditions including digitalized solicitations for posting to an internet, extranet, or intranet “bid room” and solicitations appropriate for “online auctioning” and “reverse auctioning”.
2. Explain the use of third parties in the solicitation and bidding process.
3. Describe the various E-Procurement tools available to the buyer, including internet, intranet, extranet, application service provider (ASP), server-based, ERP, stand-alone, exchanges, and B2B hubs.
4. Describe how Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Value Added Networks (VANS) can be used to facilitate the purchasing process.
5. Use price, cost, and financial analytical techniques to evaluate offers and proposals to determine the overall best offer for a product/service.
6. Explain the various economic theories relating to supplier pricing of good and services.
7. Explain the concept of price elasticity of demand.
8. Explain how the purchasing manager uses supplier financial accounting information, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements to make decisions concerning supplier financial capability and qualifications.
9. Using supplier financial statements, calculate the current ratio, acid test/quick ratio, and debt to equity ratio and explain how those computed ratios will influence your decision concerning that supplier.
10. Explain how the purchasing manager uses internal and/or supplier management or cost accounting information to make decisions, including cost/volume/profit and breakeven analysis, make or buy analysis, learning curve analysis, and development of cost estimating relationships.
11. Describe the process of developing the total landed cost of acquisition.
1. Explain the principles of negotiation according to Lewicki, Karras, and Fisher/Ury.
2. Explain when purchasing people should negotiate and when they probably should not negotiate.
3. Explain how to plan, organize, and conduct a negotiation conference.
4. Prepare for and develop strategies and tactics for negotiations.
5. Conduct negotiations with domestic and international suppliers and explain how global negotiations differ from domestic negotiations.
6. Conduct supplier visits/evaluations and conduct “due diligence” to determine qualification and responsibility of potential suppliers either on a “prequalification” basis or immediately prior to award.
1. Describe provisions/clauses appropriate for inclusion in the international contract for purchase.
2. Based on economic, political, and trade-related factors, determine whether to denominate a contract in dollars or in the (foreign) currency of the offshore supplier.
3. Explain how and when to employ legal counsel in support of the purchasing process.
4. Explain the different laws governing contracts from offshore suppliers (CISG and UCC) and how they impact on risk of buyer contract performance.
5. Explain the different International Commercial Terms (INCOTERMS).
6. Explain the documentation required in international trade. (Bill of Lading and Other International Purchasing Documents).
7. Explain how the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), particularly Article 2, Sales affects the purchasing process.
8. Explain when a contract needs to be in writing and why.
9. Describe the basic elements of the anti-trust laws (including Sherman Anti-Trust) and how they affect the buyer as well as the seller.
10. Explain reciprocity and the legal implications of reciprocity.
11. Explain the different types of warranties, including the UC warranties of “merchantability” and “fitness for its intended purpose”.
12. Describe the legal recourses available to the buyer if the seller fails to perform as agreed in the contract.
13. Obtain legal review and approval of a contract or purchase order when required.
14. Prepare and/or issue contracts/purchase orders, including hardcopy and/or electronic.
1. Administer contracts/purchase orders from award to completion, including use of automated contract management systems.
2. Explain the complexities of administering a contract awarded to an offshore supplier.
3. Maintain effective and efficient relationships with other internal departments involved in procurement and contract administration.
4. Explain the various theories of motivation in order to understand what motivates people and describe the method(s) which work best for you.
5. Explain the impact of motivation on productivity and job satisfaction.
6. Participate in cross-functional and/or multifunctional teams (e.g., project management, process improvement).
7. Develop/manage effective relationships with suppliers, utilizing such techniques as supplier partnerships, strategic alliances, supply chain management, and supplier training programs.
8. Explain the various customs laws, regulations, and tariffs and how they affect the supply management process.
9. Review product availability and/or pricing information with suppliers.
10. Conduct interviews with current and prospective supplier sales personnel.
11. Coordinate/review/respond to supplier inquiries, protests, and appeals.
12. Expedite deliveries and conduct follow-up procedures when necessary.
13. Resolve contract/purchase order differences with suppliers.
14. Describe when quality begins and what the buyer should do to obtain a quality product.
15. Define quality from a purchasing point of view (the product meets the agreed specification).
16. Resolve quality problems with suppliers and user departments.
17. Develop measurements of quality improvement and target setting (e.g., “best in class” benchmarks).
18. Support and assist accounts payable in providing effective and efficient payments to suppliers.
19. Describe the different methods of electronic payments and explain the advantages and disadvantages of those various methods. Explain the several different methods of payment available for offshore purchases and which of those are most advantageous to the buyer.
20. Resolve payment problems with suppliers and user departments.
21. Manage automated and hardcopy files of contracts, purchase orders, agreements, equipment records, and/or specifications.
22. Measure supplier performance using rating systems and/or predetermined standards.

Harvard CS50

Introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming.

CS50 teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. Topics include abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development. Languages include C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML. Problem sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming.

Main study topics

- Binary. ASCII. Algorithms. Pseudocode. Source code. Compiler. Object code. Scratch. Statements. Boolean expressions. Conditions. Loops. Variables. Functions. Arrays. Threads. Events. - Linux. C. Compiling. Libraries. Types. Standard output.
- Casting. Imprecision. Switches. Scope. Strings. Arrays. Cryptography.
- Command-line arguments. Searching. Sorting. Bubble sort. Selection sort. Insertion sort. O. Ω .Θ. Recursion. Merge Sort.
- Stack. Debugging. File I/O. Hexadecimal. Strings. Pointers. Dynamic memory allocation.
- Heap. Buffer overflow. Linked lists. Hash tables. Tries. Trees. Stacks. Queues.
- TCP/IP. HTTP. HTML. CSS. PHP. MVC. SQL. JavaScript. Ajax. Security. Artificial intelligence.

Entrepreneurship

Unleash your inner entrepreneur

what entrepreneurship is, the common hurdles to starting and how to overcome them, plus some examples of young entrepreneurs and the value of entrepreneurship education

Ideation (Idea Development)

Creativity exercises and brainstorming to come up with problems to solve and associated ideas, and filtering suggestion for choosing your top one.
* Theme #1: Customers - Determining who your customer is, what the market research methods are and their value, and how to interview
* Theme #2: Value Proposition - Taking insights from customer interviews, and assessing how best to fill customer needs
* Theme #3: Strategy - Determining competitive position, developing your MVP to test your assumptions about your customer

Bringing It Together

Finding how to reach your customer, your goals as an entrepreneur and company, and how to sell and pitch your offering, plus some suggested resources for continuing

MIT

Microeconomics

14.100X MICROECONOMICS covers the fundamentals of microeconomics at an advanced undergraduate level.

Topics include:

* Supply and demand
* Market equilibrium.
* Consumer theory.
* Production and the behavior of firms.
* Monopoly & Oligopoly.
* Welfare economics.
* Public goods, and externalities.
The lecturer is Professor Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics at MIT. The head TA is Nils Enevoldsen, a first-year Economics graduate student at MIT.

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MIT Micromaster

SCM

Gain expertise in the growing field of Supply Chain Management through an innovative online program consisting of five courses and a final capstone exam.

The MicroMasters Program in Supply Chain from MITx is an advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Supply Chain Management. It represents the equivalent of 1 semester's worth of coursework at MIT.

The MicroMasters Credential will showcase your understanding of supply chain analytics, design, technology, dynamics and end-to-end supply chain management. Build on the credential and take advantage of a great opportunity to be accepted into the #1 ranked supply chain management Masters Degree program for a fraction of the cost.

Job Outlook

- Supply Chain Management positions growing at nearly 270,000 opportunities per year (source: Fortune and Materials Handling Institute).
- Greater demand for Supply Chain professionals than supply – 6 to 8 management positions available per applicant (source: Fortune and Materials Handling Institute).
- Exciting career opportunities as a Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Analyst, Purchasing Manager, Consultant and more. • (source: Fortune and Materials Handling Institute).

What this Micromaster will Learn you:

* To apply core methodologies (probability, statistics, optimization) used in supply chain modeling and analysis.
* To understand and use fundamental models to make trade-offs between forecasting, inventory, and transportation.
* To design supply chain networks as well as financial and information flows.
* To understand how supply chains act as systems and interact.
* How technology is used within supply chains; from fundamentals to packaged software systems.

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