Supply Chain Management is the integration of key supply chain activities geared towards maximising client and stakeholder value and the creation of competitive advantage in the market place. The rapid pace of the development in the business world has meant that the way we manage the flow of goods and services has changed forever. In saying this we need to continuously develop the integrated approaches to manage the flow of information, products and equity.
Aims and Objectives
At the conclusion of the course the attendees will:
Develop a supply chain strategy
Understand the supply chain dynamics and learn how to manage and mitigate risk
Align Supply Chains with business strategy
Effectively measure Supply Chains
Build best practice business processes for operational excellence
Identify the Supply Chain improvement opportunities
This course is ideal for:
Professionals seeking to implement a supply chain improvement programme
Individuals that are seeking to learn about the supply chain and best practices
Professionals seeking to improve efficiency and effectivity levels within their organisation
Individuals who want to broaden and update their supply chain knowledge and skills.
Individuals that are looking to add strategic and international dimension to their competencies
Understanding the supply chain
Understanding supply chain dynamics
Globally supply chain networks
Supply chain segmentation
Planning and managing inventories in a supply chain
Integrated supply chain planning
Integrated sales and operations planning (S&OP)
Supply chain sustainability
Key issues in the supply chain
Supply chain strategies
Total cost solutions
Performance measures for supply chain management
Case studies - Company 1
Case studies - Company 2
Case studies - Company 3
The delegates will either already be involved with or looking to become involved with the supply chain ecosystem.
This course is an instructor led classroom based environment, always guaranteed to be taught by a supply chain expert. The classes will be conducted over 4 days. The course consists of a blend of lectures, application, case studies, individualistic and team based exercises. All other materials will be provided to the attendees in the classroom environment. At the conclusion of the course, there will be an exam and a certification can be obtained upon attaining the passing grade.