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Advanced Strategic Supply Chain Management

Overview:

Introduction:

This advanced training program is designed to provide supply chain professionals with the strategic knowledge and skills needed to manage and optimize supply chain operations at a higher level. It empowers them to lead their organizations in achieving superior supply chain performance and competitiveness.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop and implement strategic supply chain plans aligned with organizational goals.

  • Optimize supply chain networks for efficiency and responsiveness.

  • Enhance supplier relationships and collaboration across the supply chain.

  • Utilize advanced technologies and analytics to drive supply chain innovation.

  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives for sustained supply chain excellence.

Targeted Audience:

  • Senior supply chain managers and directors.

  • Operations executives.

  • Procurement and sourcing managers.

  • Supply chain consultants and analysts.

  • Professionals aspiring to advance their careers in supply chain management.

Program Outline:

Unit 1:

Strategic Supply Chain Planning:

  • Developing a strategic supply chain vision and mission.

  • Aligning supply chain strategy with business objectives.

  • Demand forecasting and capacity planning.

  • Strategic sourcing and procurement planning.

  • Case studies on successful strategic supply chain planning.

Unit 2:

Supply Chain Network Design and Optimization:

  • Designing efficient and responsive supply chain networks.

  • Location analysis and optimization of distribution centers.

  • Inventory management strategies for optimal stock levels.

  • Transportation and logistics network optimization.

  • Advanced modeling and simulation techniques for network design.

Unit 3:

Supplier Relationship Management:

  • Building and maintaining strong supplier partnerships.

  • Supplier performance evaluation and development.

  • Collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment (CPFR).

  • Conflict resolution and negotiation strategies.

  • Leveraging technology for supplier relationship management.

Unit 4:

Advanced Supply Chain Technologies and Analytics:

  • Implementing advanced technologies such as AI, IoT, and blockchain.

  • Data analytics for supply chain decision-making.

  • Predictive analytics and machine learning applications.

  • Real-time supply chain visibility and monitoring.

  • Case studies on technology-driven supply chain innovations.

Unit 5:

Continuous Improvement and Innovation:

  • Lean and Six Sigma methodologies for supply chain improvement.

  • Encouraging a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.

  • Performance measurement and KPI development.

  • Change management and organizational transformation.

  • Best practices for sustaining long-term supply chain excellence.

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