Supply chain management integrates the activities that procure materials, transform them into final products, and deliver them to customers.
These activities include traditional purchasing function, along with additional activities that are important in the relationship with suppliers, distributors, and customers. Internally, supply chain managers work with the operations, engineering, distribution, information systems, purchasing, marketing, and finance functions, sharing forecast, customer service, design and production information. Externally, supply chain managers concentrate on building a high performing supply base that focuses on maximizing value to the ultimate customer while maintaining speed, flexibility, efficiency, and responsiveness in their own operations. Perhaps the most important aspect of supply chain management is the focus of understanding and incorporating the needs of your customers into the operations of your organization.
Supply chain management professionals must develop and maintain the tools necessary to manage the supply chain and to maximize the performance of their organizations. They must understand and integrate such key skills as lean and agile manufacturing, supplier and customer relationships, e-commerce and information technology, and decision support systems. In addition, the use of communication and collaboration, negotiation, and teambuilding are also skills that enhance the effectiveness of supply chain management.
Who Should Attend?
Operations managers, inventory managers, supply chain managers, team leaders, middle managers, purchasing and materials managers
You Will Learn How To:
11 : 00 – 12 : 00 : Session Three
12 : 00 – 12 : 30 : Break
12 : 30 – 02 : 00 : Session Four
08 : 00 – 09 : 45 : Session One
09 : 45 – 10 : 00 : Break
10 : 00 – 11 : 00 : Session Two