SCM Planning Academy

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Explore the function at the heart of today’s most critical systems transformations

The SCM Planning Academy is an 8-week program designed to provide managers, directors, and high-potential employees with a survey of end-to-end supply chain planning so they can deliver value through best practice execution.

Like its sister academies in end-to-end supply chain management and finance, this first-of-its-kind program draws upon UT’s engaging, interactive, and relevant supply chain curriculum as well as close relationships with peers and faculty to help participants make an impact in their organizations.

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  • Taught in a hybrid asynchronous and synchronous online format, the program allows working professionals to complete course material independently while synthesizing key takeaways live with expert faculty support
  • Students analyze supply chain planning in their companies during the program to see how their decisions impact results
  • The course culminates with a formal assessment, and participants are awarded CEUs and UT Certification upon completion.
  • Interested in a Master’s in Supply Chain Management?  The academy provides valuable class credits (3) to fast-track your path to UT’s MS SCM Online degree. Combine it with either the Leadership or Finance academies for three more credit hours!

Program at a Glance

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Develop the planning skills and insights most desired by supply chain management leaders

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8 Weeks

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Flexible asynchronous and synchronous online format

What You’ll Learn

The SCM Planning Academy will be divided into 8 modules, including:


  • End-to-End Supply Chain Planning
    Explore real-life examples of how planning creates value for customers and other stakeholders
  • UT Supply Chain Planning Framework© and Maxims
    Learn the different planning processes required to manage today’s complex global supply systems and best practices for maximizing impact
  • Data Management and Information Technology
    Understand the role that data management and information technology play in planning
  • Demand Planning
    Grasp the key elements of demand planning and the factors that influence demand planning success
  • Materials and Production Planning
    Explore best practices for materials and production planning, and understand their impact on inventory and customer service
  • Transportation and Warehouse Planning/Retail Category Planning/Supply Planning
    Take a deep dive into some of the functional areas where planning plays a critical role
  • Demand-Supply Integration
    Learn advanced demand-supply integration best practices for overcoming challenges in the S&OP/IBP process
  • Planning for Future Success

Cost and Key Dates

Cost: $2,995
September 16, 2024
Program Start Date
November 10, 2024
Program End Date



How to Enroll

We hope to see you in the SCM Planning Academy, where you’ll build relevant, foundational finance skills to grow in your career and drive value for your organization. When registering, select “Global Supply Chain” in the program category dropdown.

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