Standardization in a Competitive Environment PD531724

Topics: Management and Organization Standardization , Supply chain management

The course introduces the value of standards and how they can be better utilized within organizations. The course also examines standards in the global marketplace, looks at the role of competition, competitiveness, and differentiation, and identifies strategic priorities related to standardization and standards, specifically related to supply chain and international trade agreements. Participants will gain an understanding of a strategic approach for the management and utilization of standards within an organization. The estimated time to completion, including practice exercises, knowledge checks and the learning assessment is two hours.


By participating in this eLearning Course, you will be able to:

  • Describe a standard and how it is developed
  • Explain the world of voluntary standards
  • Explain the concept of competitiveness in the marketplace
  • Distinguish the difference between standardization and standards
  • Envision a potential role for standardization within your organization

Materials Provided

  • 90 days of online single-user access (from date of purchase) to the one hour presentation
  • Job aids (included in the course)
  • Integrated knowledge checks to reinforce key concepts
  • Online learning assessment
  • 0.2 CEUs*/Certificate of Achievement (upon completion of all course content and a score of 70% or higher on the learning assessment)

*SAE International is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this course.

Is this On Demand Course for You?

This course will benefit individuals new to the automotive or aerospace industries who have responsibilities in manufacturing, maintenance, research, design, or product and process development. Learners will also benefit from this introduction to standards and how they are utilized in the competitive world.


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Access Period: 90 Days      CEUs: 0.1

Duration: 2 Hours
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