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Supply Chain Management

Objectives

• Supply chain management course has developed to fulfill the growing requirement of supply chain professional. You will learn about the evolution of SCM, collaboration within the supply chain, and the effects the system has on an organization. It covers all the aspects associated with supply chain operations. It includes freight forwarders, global packaging, air and ocean cargo and handling, warehousing and storage, inventory management and distribution centers amongst others

• Supply chain management (SCM) as a process has now been in the built environment for a few decades now, but despite some strong gains the industry still remains fragmented in nature and arguably not yet fully harnessing the benefits of a seamless supply chain in its entirety.

• This course considers the principles and practice of supply chain management – what is it, does it really work and who does it. It considers various procurement methods and the relationship between project management and supply chain management. Provoking discussions about how and when to start, this course instigates consideration about pricing during the bidding process. Looking at the process from the perspectives of the client, as well as Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers this course considers use of SCM in an increasingly digitalized environment.

• On the successful completion of this course, delegates will have the knowledge to build successful relationships with their supply chain which will present them with increased opportunities when working with clients and other key stakeholders.

Target Audience

This course has been designed for main contractors, sub-contractors and specialists alike. It is relevant for all those who are involved with the procurement and management of projects, working on all types and sizes of building, civil engineering, infrastructure and maintenance projects in both the public and private sectors. This includes Construction Managers, Commercial Managers, Business Development Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers, Estimators, Contract Managers, Project Planners and procurement staff

Course Modules

The Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management :

 

The Evolution of Supply Chain Management

    • Recognize the benefits of understanding the concept of Supply Chain Management and the impact it has on organizations
    • Supply chain management (SCM) as a process has now been in the built environment for a few decades now, but despite some strong gains the industry still remains fragmented in nature and arguably not yet fully harnessing the benefits of a seamless supply chain in its entirety.
    • sequence historical phases in the evolution of supply chain management
    • match the components of a supply chain to organizational functions of each
    • match the characteristics of a supply chain management system with the functions of each
    • evaluate the effectiveness of an organization’s supply chain management system and recommend improvements, in a given scenario

 

Managing the Supply Chain

    • Recognize the benefits of successfully
      managing a supply chain
    • Supply chain management (SCM) as a process has now been in the built environment for a few decades now, but despite some strong gains the industry still remains fragmented in nature and arguably not yet fully harnessing the benefits of a seamless supply chain in its entirety.
    • label the strategy statements of an organization as either strategic or operational in nature
    • identify the corresponding impacts that product design decisions have on the manufacturing and
    • match the characteristics of a supply chain management system with the functions of each
    • distribution processes throughout a supply chain
    • match the management objectives, used to synchronize a supply chain, with an example of each
    • apply the appropriate management techniques to effectively synchronize a supply chain, in a given scenario
    • associate types of information technology with their primary function within a supply chain
    • evaluate an organization’s business operations, to recommend how to better utilize information technology in it’s supply chain

 

Supply Chain Management Strategies

    • recognize the benefits of implementing fundamental supply chain management strategies within an organization
    • identify the relevant information for determining an effective location and production strategy for an organization
    • identify the advantages and disadvantages of both a centralized and decentralized distribution system
    • identify business supply chains that are structured to take advantage of risk pooling
    • match push- and pull-based supply chain models to business practices that reflect each associate three distribution strategies to business practices that accomplish each
    • analyze an organization’s supply chain to implement an effective distribution strategy in a given scenario.

 

Supply Chain Partnerships

    • recognize the benefits of strong supply chain partnerships
    • match the five factors that contribute to the bullwhip effect to business practices that represent each
    • determine the business practices that will implement each of the four information-sharing strategies
    • match supply chain partnership strategies to business practices that represent each
    • identify the five components of a supply chain an organization must prepare in order to ensure an effective global supply chain
    • recommend steps for effectively implementing a global supply chain in a given scenario.

 

Supply Chain Management Strategies

    • recognize the benefits of implementing fundamental supply chain management strategies within an organization
    • identify the relevant information for determining an effective location and production strategy for an organization
    • identify the advantages and disadvantages of both a centralized and decentralized distribution system
    • identify business supply chains that are structured to take advantage of risk pooling
    • match push- and pull-based supply chain models to business practices that reflect each associate three distribution strategies to business practices that accomplish each
    • analyze an organization’s supply chain to implement an effective distribution strategy in a given scenario.

 

Supply Chain Planning and Inventory Management

    • Planning for Supply and Demand
    • recognize the benefits of effectively planning for supply and demand within an organization’s supply chain
    • associate an organization’s planning activities to the steps for developing an effective supply chain
    • strategy for satisfying customers
    • identify accurate descriptions of the four types of forecasting methods used to predict customer demand for a product or service
    • identify the types of information that should be gathered for a supply chain aggregate plan
    • apply effective aggregate planning strategies to properly balance cost, production and customer demand within a supply chain
    • relate the supply chain activities of an organization to the supply and demand methodology they each support
    • effectively manage an organization’s supply and demand variables based upon an evaluation of its production initiatives in a given scenario

 

Inventory Management

    • recognize the benefits of successfully managing inventory within an organization’s supply chain
    • associate the costs that affect the level of cycle inventory within a supply chain to examples of each
    • select factors that influence an organization’s levels of safety inventory
    • match the levers for improving supply chain profitability to an organization’s inventory practices that accomplish each
    • identify the costs that an organization needs to consider to maintain optimal product levels within a supply chain
    • determine the best method for achieving an optimal level of product availability within an organization

 

Supply Chain Management and e-Business Merge

    • recognize the benefits an organization can experience by incorporating the Internet into its supply chain operations
    • match the business changes resulting from the use of technology and the Internet to organizational practices that reflect each
    • match the three areas of impact to the value each adds to an e-business’ supply chain.
    • identify the strategies for using technology to improve a supply chain’s effectiveness
    • use technology to effectively influence customer demand and fulfillment within an organization’s supply chain
    • identify the strategies for effectively using technology to improve supply chain performance apply strategies to use technology within a supply chain to improve its performance in a given scenario

 

Effective Supply Chains and e-Business

    • recognize the benefits of effective supply chain activities in an e-business environment
    • identify three ways to approach cost reduction in an e-business supply chain
    • match the types of supply Chain Transportation and Facility Design capital to the influences they have on an e-business supply chain
    • identify three key areas that impact the revenue of an e-business supply chain
    • apply supply chain methods to enhance revenues of an e-business in a given scenario
    • match the three opportunities that can be realized in an e-business environment to supply chain activities that reflect each
    • apply supply chain strategies to exploit new e-business opportunities in a given scenario

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    Program Schedules : Session Starts From

    9th July 2021

    Online Live

    23rd July 2021

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    Certification (Supply Chain Management)

    • Supply chain management course has developed to fulfill the growing requirement of supply chain professional. You will learn about the evolution of SCM, collaboration within the supply chain, and the effects the system has on an organization. It covers all the aspects associated with supply chain operations. It includes freight forwarders, global packaging, air and ocean cargo and handling, warehousing and storage, inventory management and distribution centers amongst others

    • Supply chain management (SCM) as a process has now been in the built environment for a few decades now, but despite some strong gains the industry still remains fragmented in nature and arguably not yet fully harnessing the benefits of a seamless supply chain in its entirety.

    • This course considers the principles and practice of supply chain management – what is it, does it really work and who does it. It considers various procurement methods and the relationship between project management and supply chain management. Provoking discussions about how and when to start, this course instigates consideration about pricing during the bidding process. Looking at the process from the perspectives of the client, as well as Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers this course considers use of SCM in an increasingly digitalized environment.

    • On the successful completion of this course, delegates will have the knowledge to build successful relationships with their supply chain which will present them with increased opportunities when working with clients and other key stakeholders.

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