Supply Chain Management - Fundamentals

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Lancaster Tamar, Boulevard General Emile Lahoud05oct9:00 am5:00 pmSupply Chain Management - FundamentalsDuration: one Full Day

Event Details

Course Objectives

This training focuses on effective planning and management of highly integrated product and information flows from suppliers through the organization to the customer. It provides an in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of all the vital areas across the total supply from planning to execution and control of the operations including feedback loops and capacity considerations.

Course Modules

This training introduces the Supply Chain and the challenges faced by SCM (Supply Chain Management). Thus, SCM to be efficient should include the following modules:

  1. Essentials of Supply Chain Management
  2. Building a Competitive Infrastructure
  3. Improving the Supply Chain

Who Should Attend?

This training is directed to managers involved in administering the company’s operations and logistics in order to add value to the organization’s Supply Chain and impact its performance:

Training Benefits

This workshop will allow attendees to identify opportunities for cost reduction, optimization and overall supply chain performance enhancement. The course enables the participants to:

  • Streamline the planning and execution processes
  • Quickly and accurately analyze the impacts of proposed Supply Chain solutions
  • Manage external relationships (suppliers and clients) and respond to unplanned events
  • Improve inventory management and control
  • Reduce time and eliminate waste through implementing a formal planning
  • Meet operations performance goals without overtaxing IT resources
  • Share valuable information by giving multiple users a single, real-time version of the truth
  • Enhance risk management by understanding opportunity and rapidly conducting risk trade-off and response
  • Improve financial performance & cash-flow by arranging the payment terms and methodologies for exchanging funds across entities within the supply chain

Training Modules

Supply Chain Essentials:

Understanding the Supply Chain

  • Benefits
  • Basic Processes

Supply Chain Performance

  • Challenges
  • Competitive Strategy
  • SC Functions

Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles

  • Drivers of SC Performance
  • Supply Chain Decision-Making Framework

Building a Competitive Infrastructure:

Planning Demand and Supply in a Supply Chain

  • Phases of Supply Chain Decisions
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Aggregate Planning
  • Planning and Managing Inventory
  • Risk Pooling Strategies

Transportation and Logistics in a Supply Chain

  • Key players in Transportation
  • Factors Affecting Decisions in Transportation
  • Facility Decisions in SC

Information Technology in a SC

  • Role of Information in SC
  • Characteristics of Information

Improving the Supply Chain:

Coordination & Integration

  • Supply Chain Performance
  • Supply Chain Integration
  • Bullwhip Effect

Performance Improvement

  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Visibility & Analysis
  • Improvement Methods
  • Implementation & Change Management

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