Operations Management Bundle

An executive-level approach to innovation in operations management

Combining these two highly focused programs will maximize your time with us and give you a solid grounding and keen insight into Kellogg’s innovative approach to operations management.

This program is offered in a live virtual format. Our live virtual programs are built to deliver a rich experience that’s comparable to our in-person programs. You will have the opportunity to engage with our faculty and your peers in live discussions and lecture sessions. You will come away with the tools to navigate and succeed in the new business landscape.

Lean Operations

In this program, you will learn how to perform a strategic operational audit, design effective processing systems and identify metrics to financially measure improvements for the operations inside your organization. Based on the science of lean operations, this program will give you the tools and frameworks for operating a world-class organization.

Designed for executives, consultants and other individuals involved with an organization’s operations, this collaborative learning experience will show you how to optimize your organization’s costs, quality, speed and customer service — all while staying aligned with your corporate strategy to make a significant impact on your bottom line.

Supply Chain Management

In this focused program, you’ll take a proven, interdisciplinary approach — incorporating management, strategy, marketing and decision sciences — to designing and managing your supply chain. Guided by senior Kellogg faculty experts, you and your fellow participants will explore state-of-the-art models and solutions to the real-world challenges of managing facilities, logistics, inventories, transportation, information, outsourcing, complex networks and more.

Immerse yourself in innovative operations thinking

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Lean Operations

Who Should Attend:

  • Senior and mid-level process managers at manufacturing or service companies
  • VP of Logistics, VP of Manufacturing, Plant Manager, Operations Manager
  • Consultants, engineers, production-control specialists

Key Benefits:

  • Link day-to-day operational details to business strategies
  • Analyze process flows to target improvement efforts
  • Work with your systems’ natural tendencies to develop customized policies for your environment
  • Identify strategies for increasing throughput, shortening flow time, reducing variability, and improving quality

Supply Chain Management

Who Should Attend:

  • Senior and mid-level supply chain managers
  • Operations, logistics, purchasing, inventory control, and transportation leaders
  • Consultants and general managers seeking to increase supply chain efficiency

Key Benefits:

  • Learn to design supply chains that improve supply-chain profitability
  • Use product design, strategic sourcing and contracts to most efficiently match supply and demand
  • Build and maximize supply-chain coordination and collaboration
  • Identify supply-chain risks and design risk mitigation strategies
  • Explore purchasing, production and distribution strategies for a global environment


Sunil Chopra - Academic Director; Deputy Dean; IBM Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Professor of Operations

Jan A. Van Mieghem - Academic Director; Harold L. Stuart Professor of Managerial Economics; Professor of Operations

Anne Coughlan - Emeritus Professor of Marketing

What Participants Say

Supply Chain Management – "There are many moments throughout the course [in which] you are really forced to think about how your supply chain is designed versus how it should be."

Lean Operations – "Every operations specialist should have the skills from this class in their toolbox. The knowledge…is relevant, insightful, and immediately applicable in almost any operational setting."

Kellogg School of Management

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