The aim of this course is to combine business objectives & logistics management to create uniquely effective and productive operations. Help to focus operations to achieve specific business objectives through customer service; lower response time through lead time management allowing entry into overseas markets and to free capital tied up in stocks & warehouse facilities for more profitable investments.
This course will highlight the key elements required to build resilience and agility in the face of disruptions and illustrate how companies can achieve increased supply chain resilience. The course will be a combination of lectures, actual case studies, and team exercises where participants begin to put into practice their learning from the course.
The objective of this fundamentals course is to educate the participants about Industry 4.0, its implications for the supply chains, and the ways in which companies can take advantage of the capabilities of Industry 4.0. The material covered is relevant to both large companies as well as small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs).
This course provides an introduction to negotiation in a procurement context (i.e., negotiations between a buyer and a vendor/supplier). The objective is to provide the participant with a structured foundation in the preparation and conduct of such negotiations. Since practice is key in building up expertise in negotiation, case studies and exercises/games will be used to supplement lectures.
As a consequence of decades of information technology deployment, organizations today have more information at hand than ever before. But in many cases the information is not being utilized to out-think their rivals. Thus organizations are missing out on a potent competitive tool.
Often procurement decisions are still made on piece costs ignoring supply chain and other indirect costs. In the world of global sourcing such decisions can end up being very expensive mistakes. In this course, the focus is on developing the skills to correctly evaluate total landed costs (TLC) and estimate total costs of ownership (TCO) if applicable. Participants will learn how to apply TLC and TCO to make improved sourcing decisions through hands-on team exercises and discussions.
Forecasting and inventory management are two crucial logistics activities that affect a company's profitability and ability to remain competitive in the long run. Effective management of these processes ensures that the company will have the right product available at the right place and time in the right amount to satisfy the needs of its customers
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Logistics and transportation is part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements. This course will draw on real issues in transportation and logistics management that confront companies today.
This course will draw on real issues confronting companies today to provide strategic frameworks for undertaking major decisions to increase competitive advantage.
Procurement is not a "buy and forget" task. In most cases, significant effort has to be expended in supplier relationship management after the contract has been signed and the material begins to flow. In this course, several key elements of good supplier relationship management (SRM) will be discussed.
In this short course, you will be introduced to category management in procurement. Category Management builds on the basics of good procurement practices to help companies generate additional value from their procurement process. You will learn what category management is, whether it can be significant for your organization, the key factors in developing effective category management, an implementation approach, and then how to realize value for your company.