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NOW HYBRID! How are you addressing the widening skills-gap in your company's supply chain leadership?

Corporate Supply Chain Certificate

Its increasingly important to develop and retain our supply-chain talent pool with skills and programs that are relevant in the real-world, but also in the specific environment. This program offers best practice content, with client-focused projects or exercises, and real-world simulation that provides the workforce with knowledge and skills that yield short-term, but also long-term sustainable results.

CONTENT STRUCTURE

Based on providing one third theory and best practice content; one third experience and simulation; one third client-focused workplace application. In this blended learning approach, you will experience: self-study; online, classroom and experiential learning (simulation); individual and group work; reflection exercises and custom client-focused work.

  • Business Dimension Concepts: competitive strategies, value proposition, competitive advantages, supply chain and finance, business models and supply chain, external environment, risk management, sales & operations planning (S&OP) and trade-offs in supply chain, demand driven models.

  • Technical Dimension Concepts: supply chain strategy, physical infrastructure, product and push/pull, facilities and transportation, outsourcing and collaboration, network design, planning & control, uncertainty and volatility, forecasting, capacity, planning & scheduling, production & quality, inventory management, payment and INCO terms, information, data & systems, organization.

  • Leadership Dimension Concepts: performance measurements & targets, stakeholder management, team roles & team dynamics, trust and coordination, change management, culture and diversity in a global environment.
 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  

 

PROGRAM BENEFITS

An integrated approach including supply chain principles, best practice theory and concepts, custom practical exercises or projects with an overlay of real-world application. Interactive application of the key business, technical and leadership dimensions improves practical application of knowledge, teamwork, decision-making, critical-thinking and situational leadership skills in the workplace.

Key Learning Outcomes

Participants will develop and/or improve:

  • Critical thinking
  • Complex problem-solving
  • Creativity
  • People management
  • Coordinating with others
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Judgement and decision-making
  • Service orientation
  • Negotiation
  • Cognitive flexibility
 

Simulation exercises will further assist in:

  • Breaking functional silos
  • Impacting positively on corporate culture
  • Improving internal and external collaboration
  • Increasing communication around relevant information
  • Improving individual and corporate performance