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Value Chain – Online Learning

This online course is designed to provide learners with the skills to understand, analyse and use value chains within their organisations. With this e-learning course:

  • Explain the activities in a value chain and how to use them
  • Use value chains for cost and differentiation advantage
  • Analyse value chain data to achieve superior performance
  • Apply core skills for the effective use of a value chain

Course Introduction

A value chain is a concept that focuses on the key activities that an organisation needs to undertake to produce its output. A value chain analysis is a technique used to ensure that each key activity is carried out in the most efficient way possible.

Understanding and optimising the value chain process within an organisation is paramount for sustainable success. The value chain framework provides a powerful tool to dissect and enhance every facet of a company’s operations, from product development to customer service.

This short e-learning course provides an overview of value chains and value chain analysis for gaining a competitive advantage for your organisation.

Course Content

Module 1 – Value Chain and Value Chain Analysis
  • Define value chains and ‘adding value’
  • Explore primary and support activities for value chains
  • Identify the sub-activities in a value chain
  • Establish how to gain a competitive advantage via cost and differentiation
  • Use value chain analysis for cost and differentiation advantage
  • Explore tips for gaining a competitive advantage
  • Rate your understanding of value chain analysis
  • Identify how value chain analysis can help an organisation
  • Review case studies of different organisations use of a value chain
  • Discover what the experts say about value chain analysis
  • Complete knowledge checks throughout to help embed learning
  • Use tools to apply learning to the workplace
Module 2 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners


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