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Lean Supply Chains & Business Process Improvements

A Supply Chain Academy Masterclass

A 2-day Executive Course

Dates: 2nd - 3rd October 2017
Venue: Leeds Trinity University Fee: £780 plus VAT

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Designed for Current Practitioners  - Participants will gain fluency in the language and principles of the lean supply chain, from inventory management and supplier relations, through manufacturing and warehousing to managing the links with customers.

Participants will benefit by gaining an understanding of what businesses should commit to if they are looking to implement lean processes in a real and valuable way.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the differences between traditional  and lean supply chain management
  • Measure and manage the performance of suppliers according to lean metrics
  • Derive a lean transformation plan for their supply chain management function
  • Provide guidance to suppliers interested in forming lean business relationships
Topics covered will include:
  1. Lean basics – waste and value adding
  2. Lean tools and techniques
  3. Supply chain thinking
  4. The hydraulic analogy and its relation to muda, muri and mura
  5. Supplier strategy and rationalisation
  6. Amplification and inventory issues
  7. Supplier partnerships and supplier associations
  8. Lean approach in the links of the supply chain
  9. Manufacturing – planning, purchasing and operations
  10. The customer supplier interface between each link
  11. Warehousing and Distribution
  12. Lean measures of performance 
This course will be conducted in the English language.

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