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Due to the Ever-Changing Landscape of Supply Chain Management, New Skills are Now In Demand - loading dock at sunrise. More description below content structure.

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.
 

Corporate Supply Chain Certificate: Due to ever-changing landscape of supply chain management, new skills are now in demand. Available for corporate enrollment only.

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