MIT Certificate Program Teaches Advanced Logistics in the Age of the Internet; (New Training Program Available Via Satellite and Online)

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from PBS The Business & Technology Network

    FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Logistics has moved to the forefront as a critical component of profitability
 just at the same time the Internet has turned logistics into a dynamic,
 rapidly-evolving field.  Logistics is the part of the supply chain process
 that plans, implements, and controls the efficient flow and storage of goods,
 services, and related information from the point of origin to the point of
 consumption in order to meet customers' requirements.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010220/SLSLOGO )
     Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Advanced Educational
 Services brings the current state of logistics into focus through a six-part
 certificate program:
 
     E-Business 2001: Logistics
     Co-produced with PBS The Business & Technology Network, this new program
 taught my MIT professor Larry Wein delves into two critical areas of
 e-business supply chain management -- demand forecasting and inventory
 management.  Professor Wein shows how new logistics approaches using the
 Internet and intranets offer factories and businesses better ways to --
 
     --  Identify seasonality and trends in demand data
     --  Minimize inventory in an e-business environment
     --  Manage the supply chain more effectively
     --  Serve customers better
     --  Operate more profitably
 
     Through the use of case studies, participants in E-Business 2001:
 Logistics also get a close-up view of real-world logistics challenges, such as
 the management of Hewlett-Packard's supply chain for its DeskJet Printer.  The
 program is targeted to supply chain managers, systems planners, and logistics
 and operations professionals.  Participants who complete the program receive a
 Certificate of Completion from MIT.
     The six-part program airs via the private satellite network of PBS The
 Business & Technology Network beginning May 1st.  It is also available online
 beginning May 15th.  Participants receive a Certificate of Completion from
 MIT.  For additional information or to register, visit www.ntu.edu/lo1.  To
 learn more about PBS The Business & Technology Network, visit www.ntu.edu/pd
 or contact Patrick Partridge, Vice President of Marketing at 1-800-582-9976.
 
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    FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Logistics has moved to the forefront as a critical component of profitability
 just at the same time the Internet has turned logistics into a dynamic,
 rapidly-evolving field.  Logistics is the part of the supply chain process
 that plans, implements, and controls the efficient flow and storage of goods,
 services, and related information from the point of origin to the point of
 consumption in order to meet customers' requirements.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010220/SLSLOGO )
     Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Advanced Educational
 Services brings the current state of logistics into focus through a six-part
 certificate program:
 
     E-Business 2001: Logistics
     Co-produced with PBS The Business & Technology Network, this new program
 taught my MIT professor Larry Wein delves into two critical areas of
 e-business supply chain management -- demand forecasting and inventory
 management.  Professor Wein shows how new logistics approaches using the
 Internet and intranets offer factories and businesses better ways to --
 
     --  Identify seasonality and trends in demand data
     --  Minimize inventory in an e-business environment
     --  Manage the supply chain more effectively
     --  Serve customers better
     --  Operate more profitably
 
     Through the use of case studies, participants in E-Business 2001:
 Logistics also get a close-up view of real-world logistics challenges, such as
 the management of Hewlett-Packard's supply chain for its DeskJet Printer.  The
 program is targeted to supply chain managers, systems planners, and logistics
 and operations professionals.  Participants who complete the program receive a
 Certificate of Completion from MIT.
     The six-part program airs via the private satellite network of PBS The
 Business & Technology Network beginning May 1st.  It is also available online
 beginning May 15th.  Participants receive a Certificate of Completion from
 MIT.  For additional information or to register, visit www.ntu.edu/lo1.  To
 learn more about PBS The Business & Technology Network, visit www.ntu.edu/pd
 or contact Patrick Partridge, Vice President of Marketing at 1-800-582-9976.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X86529883
 
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