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The Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

Gain an understanding of how Supply Chains work.

Dates: 30th July 2018
Venue: Supply Chain Academy, Upminster, London (UK) Fee: £395 plus VAT - Book 4 delegates or more and save 20%

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Supply Chains are now recognised as critical in the operational fulfillment of businesses.  All managers and executives need to understand what this chain is all about and its interface with the rest of the business.

The supply chain will have an influence on most other functions within an organisation - from the sales team through to all the operational sections.  

Are you prepared to answer an important question from a new client about your supply chain?

Do you understand the financial impacts of the supply chain on the financing of the business?

As an operator, do you recognise the impact of the supply chain and its idiocyncracies in the fulfilment of your responsibilities?

As a senior manager, do you recognise and embrace the implications of the supply chain on the business - so that your decision making is viable and meaningful?
This course is designed for:  professionals in functions that support or are impacted by the supply chain (for example, sales and marketing, accounting, information technology, and senior executives).

The course will provide an insider's view of end-to-end supply chain management.
By the end of this course participants will:
  • have fundamental knowledge of the functions of Supply Chain Management
  • understand team members who interact with or support supply chain activities
  • recognise the impact and implications of the supply chain on their own role
  • increase efficiency and generate ideas for improvements
Key Course Content:
  • Learn the basic terminology used in Supply Chain Management and be able to more effectively communicate with Supply Chain Management teams.
  • Understand the basic elements of Supply Chain Management and how improvements in processes and communication can lead to increased overall customer satisfaction and profitability.
  • Identify the key processes that drive supply chain performance –looking at various job roles – discussing their strategy, who they rely on, how they operate, what is success (the characteristics of success)  and how it is measured.
  • Understand how supply chain performance affects  a company’s financial performance – linking supply chain decisions and attributes to the bottom line and balance sheet (Includes the basics of Risk)
  • Be more fully integrated as a part of the team supporting the increasingly important Supply Chain Management function.
After this course, participants can more fully contribute to the cross-functional and inter-organisational processes of a successful supply chain and understand who has the main purchasing power.
The course strengthens the entire team and fosters appreciation of a properly structured and managed supply chain.

Open and in-company courses available in the UK or in your country
This course is available for in-house delivery if required.

This course will be conducted in the English language.

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