VChain Solutions Announces Education Partnership with National American University

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VChain Solutions and National American University partner to deliver Executive Education Supply Chain Training and Simulation Classes Online

VChain Solutions announced that it has signed a three-year agreement to provide executive Supply Chain workshops and simulation training classes to NAU starting in Jan. of 2015. NAU will be using VChain’s proprietary simulation software, VChain Proactive, which allows executives to learn about supply chain concepts and best practices in a hands-on training environment. Executives will be able to explore different supply chain roles, including buyer, planner, and inventory control analyst, as well as problem solve under a variety of supply chain scenarios. VChain simulation training prepares executives with the practical, hands-on experience they need to manage difficult supply chain challenges.

Composed of five different modules, the VChain Proactive Supply Chain course can be delivered in classroom or virtually online.

NAU executive education students will be able to receive a Certificate in Supply Chain Management upon completing four of the following courses:

  •     Introduction to Supply Chain Management (Required)
  •     Introduction to Supply Chain Technology and Business Analytics (Required)
  •     Supply chain sourcing, purchasing, negotiations and business Ethics
  •     Item Management, Bills of Materials, Forecasting and Materials Requirement Planning
  •     Introduction to Inventory Control
  •     Holistic Supply Chain Simulation (Required)

The first set of courses will be offered at NAU starting January 28th- 30th

“Supply Chain jobs are in high demand with more than 1.4 million positions opening up through 2018 in the United States according to Material Handling Industry, a logistics trade organization,” said, John Mathis, Ph.D., VP and Dean of Global Graduate Business Programs, “At NAU we want to take a leading role in educating executives and supply chain professionals in this growing field as we believe it is a vital part of a healthy U.S. economy.”

To learn more about VChain Solutions Supply Chain Education and Simulation solutions go to

About National American University
National American University welcomes students of diverse interests, cultures and abilities and prepares them for careers in technical and professional fields by providing quality higher education in a caring and supportive environment. As a comprehensive technical and professional institution of higher learning, the university responds to the changing needs of students, employers, and their communities by providing undergraduate and graduate programs and continuing education opportunities to serve an evolving global society.

About VChain Solutions, Inc.
VChain Solutions provides supply chain training solutions to high schools, colleges and Fortune 1000 companies. Our revolutionary supply chain simulation software, VChain ProActive, gives students and supply chain professionals a robust learning tool that maximizes learning with common, real world scenarios.

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