The supply chain is a crucial part of any business’ success. Optimising the flow of products and services as they are planned, sourced, made, delivered, and returned can give your business an extra competitive edge.
This two-day course will introduce you to the basic concepts of supply chain management, including the basic flow, core models, supply chain drivers, key metrics, bench-marking techniques, and ideas for taking your supply chain to the next level.
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know other participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Participants will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
The beginning is always a good place to start. Right here participants will learn about the terms that arise from a definition of logistics and supply chain management. Also covered here are related regulations and resources.
The Evolution of the Supply Chain
This session gives students a look at the vertical and virtual integration models for supply chains. The focus then shifts to anticipated changes in supply chains.
The Basic Supply Chain Structure
This session delves into the structure of supply chains. participants are shown the links in a chain, participants in a supply chain, how to design a supply chain, and it wraps up with a look at the bullwhip effect.
Supply Chain Drivers
This is where students will learn about some key drivers that impact the efficiency and effectiveness of supply chains. Also covered in this session is a discussion of transportation methods.
Aligning Your Supply Chain with Business Strategy
Covered in this session are ways to identify your market and how to look at your role in a supply chain. Also touched upon is how to analyse the data you’ve uncovered and the next steps to identify where you want to be.
Managing Supply Chain Risks
This session gives participants a chance to consider supply chain risks and ways to manage them.
Tracking and Evaluating Supply Chain Data
This session tackles data head-on and looks at ratios and formulas, benchmarking, the SCOR model, the Balanced Scorecard, and supply chain management dashboards.
Troubleshooting Supply Chain Problems
Here, participants are given tips and methods on how to pick up on signs of trouble in a supply chain and supply chain best practices.
Sharing Supply Chain Activities
This is the session that addresses outsourcing, insourcing, offshoring, and reshoring. It also covers third- and fourth-party logistics providers, as well as ways to build partnerships within a supply chain.
Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies
Students are introduced to sustainability as it relates to supply chains in this session and how to reduce their supply chain’s impact on the environment.
Applying Lean Techniques to the Supply Chain
Lean techniques are useful for a supply chain and students are given a grounding in this topic here as well as how to apply Lean practices to a supply chain.
The Future of Supply Chain Management
It’s always good to consider the future of any industry your participants are involved in and this session looks at the top trends in supply chain management.
At the end of the course, participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
For details on the differences between “in-house” and “all-inclusive” please see below
We’re keen to ensure that all the participants get the most out of the day, so ideally, we would love to have a room that has natural daylight, space to move, sit and write / work in small groups and utilise the wall space.
It helps to have the equipment provided but we can provide screen, projectors, flip charts and sound etc.
The “in-house” price includes training materials for all participants and a brilliant trainer… come coach… come facilitator.
The price excludes facilitator travel / accommodation (if required) and VAT.
Quite simply, we take all the hassle, stress and time required to organise your course off-site.
We will provide;
We think this is great value and ideal for companies who do not have the resource or time to organise the training.
Please see “Terms” for specific details on our all-inclusive offer.
Full Course Terms and Conditions are available upon request and are provided during the booking process.
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