Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

SCHEDULE

October 01 to October 03 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Register

COURSE AIMS

The primary focus of this course is the fundamental principles of supply chain management. It will cover all the conceptual areas with short business cases, but it will be focused in scope on management skill coaching.

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THE COURSE?

The programme is particularly suitable for those who came across the subject but had never studied it systematically.

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN FROM THIS COURSE?

  • Appreciate what a supply chain is and what it does
  • Define the different organizations that participate in any supply chain
  • Discuss ways to align your supply chain with your business strategy
  • Start an intelligent conversation about the supply chain management issues in your company
  • Gain a conceptual appreciation of the business operations in any supply chain
  • Exercise an executive level understanding of operations involved in supply chain planning and sourcing
  • Start to assess how well these operations are working within your own company

SAMPLE COURSE CONTENT

Below is an example of the course content. The content can be ‘tailored’ to meet the exact requirements of the client.

Introduction to Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Definitions
  • Supply Chain Participants
  • Process of Views of Supply Chain
Understanding the Parts of a Supply Chain
  • Purchasing/Procurement (Buy Things)
  • Manufacturing and Operations (Make Things)
  • Logistics and Transportation (Move Things)
  • Supply Chain vs. Logistics
The Five Major Supply Chain Driver
  • Production
  • Inventory
  • Location
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Information
The changing nature of supply chain management
  • Understating Integrated Plans
  • Issues Facing Supply Chain
  • Establishing SCM Goals
Supply Chain Operations (SCOR Model)
  • Plan
    • Demand Forecasting
    • Forecasting Methods
    • Product Pricing
  • Source
    • Procurement
    • Credit and Collections
  • Make
    • Product Design
    • Production Scheduling
    • Facility Management
  • Deliver
    • Order Management
    • Delivery Scheduling
  • Lean vs. Agile Supply Chain

METHODOLOGY OF TRAINING

The foundation of our training is anchored in activity-based experiential learning. This methodology takes into consideration different learning and communication styles, and more importantly language and cultural differences. It is through active participation that the adoption and application of theory is expedited.

Our training team pays careful attention to planning and designing effective instructional methods essential for the transfer of knowledge. It is the creative skill of our management trainers and consultants that reveal untapped skills of the delegates through:

  • Group discussion
  • Individual and syndicate activities
  • Individual and group tasks
  • Case studies
  • Role plays
  • Audio and video evaluation
  • Action planning
  • Experiential learning games
  • Presentations

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