Supply Chain Leadership


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Supply Chain Leadership equips managers with the concepts and practices of Supply Chain Management (SCM) which will support and help them to deliver corporate success through a more efficient coordination with their suppliers and customers. Designed to the requirements of managers involved in SCM operational activities like procurement, production, planning and logistics planning, sales and distribution and strategic activities such as product / process re-design for SCM.

The role of logistic and supply chain management is progressively moving from supply focused to demand focused, resulting to increasing competitiveness of the business environment. This workshop is designed to support managers to be adequately skilled to rise up to the expectations of their organisation.


Supply chain and logistics professionals, in particular those at operational, supervisory and management level. The course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with the latest theoretical knowledge in preparation for assuming a higher position.


  • Learn the concepts and practices of Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Explore SCM operational activities
  • Understand SCM network optimisation
  • Cross functional responsibilities – management Skills
  • Fundamentals of management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Leadership – overview


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

Operations Management
  • Overview of Operations Management
  • Process Analysis
  • Business Forecasting
  • Efficient Planning for Operations
  • Supply Chain Relationship
  • Supply Chain Coordination
Logistics – Practices and Concepts
  • Warehousing – Overview
  • Transportation – Overview
  • Third Party Logistics
  • Logistics Engineering
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Global Logistics
Understanding Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction and Definitions
  • Inventory Management
  • Uncertainty and Risk Analysis
  • Supply Chain Performance Measures
  • Service Supply Chain
  • Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain
Distribution – Designing and Managing Partners
  • Role of Distribution Channels
  • Product Life Cycle and Distribution Challenges
  • Managing Customer Relationships
  • Measuring Performance
  • Managing Conflict
Procurement and Sourcing Management
  • Developing Supply Strategies
  • Purchasing Performance Evaluation
  • Supplier Price, Cost Analysis and Value Analysis
  • Purchasing and Supply Negotiations
  • Contract Administration and Management
  • Legal Aspects
Supply Chain Modelling
  • Overview of Optimisation Modelling and Techniques
  • Distribution Centre Location Models
  • Supply Chain Network Optimisation Models
  • Vehicle Routing Models
  • Inventory Deployment
  • Risk Management of Supply Chains
  • Project Management – PERT and CPM
  • Decision Tree Applications
Supply Network Strategy
  • Introduction and Strategic Sourcing
  • Supply Contracts
  • Supply Chain Coordination
  • Supply Chain Innovation
  • Supply Chain Resilience
  • Framework of Financial Reporting
  • Strategy and Strategic Management – Supply Chain Leadership


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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