Team-based digital learning
Your team will learn:
- Bullwhip effect
- Supply chain dynamics
- Vision, mission and strategy
- Essential strategies
- Key capabilities
- Decision making
- Design for supply chain
- Strategy into action
Strategy Training & Certification
Master the SCOR framework to build a high-performing supply chain function and develop supply chain strategies that give your organization the competitive edge. Learn about supply chain strategies that reduce risk, increase operational efficiency, generate more revenue, and reduce costs.
Supply chain strategy is a critical tool for an organization to be both competitive and profitable.
Learn useful tools and techniques to develop your supply chain vision and mission and how to translate your vision into a working strategy – from reducing supply chain risk to preventing the bullwhip effect.
Our “Introduction to Supply Chain Management“ course explores the key definitions, activities, purpose, and objectives of supply chain management.
Understand the role of SCOR, a supply chain model created by the ASCM, the Association of Supply Chain Management (formerly APICS) to provide a framework for designing and improving all key activities and processes within Supply Chain.
Learn about the “Bullwhip effect”, first coined by Procter and Gamble in the 1990’s describing the disconnect between actual retail sales of diapers compared to the orders manufacturers were receiving. Understand one of the most important causes of higher costs and lost revenue in the supply chain and develop strategies to identify Bullwhip in your own supply chain and strategies for preventing and managing it.
Supply chain dynamics
Explore the key features of the Bullwhip effect, including movement, delay and amplification and why they happen. Explore how your own actions and those of other members of the supply chain contribute to excess inventory and stock-outs.
Vision, mission and strategy
We explore the definitions and objectives of supply chain vision, mission and strategy documents, how they’re linked and the need to align your activities with the organization’s wider strategy.
Learn the key strategic capabilities you need for a high-performing supply chain, as well as the basis for taking key strategic decisions about the structure and design of your supply chain.
Explore the competitive business strategies, the strategic toolkit, and important supply chain capabilities.
Our deep dive into key decision making explains the framework for buying a product or component, how to determine supplier relationships, choose the operating model, and how to make a strategic decision on network design. Discover how reverse logistics can be used for competitive advantage, and how to use planning strategically.
Design for supply chain
In our “Design for Supply Chain” course, we explain how to design products to reduce supply chain risk, and how to develop products aimed at reducing transportation costs.
Strategy into action
Explore the Japanese technique of “Hoshin Kanri”, designed cascade and deploy top-level company strategy into all levels of the organization and learn why policy and strategy deployments often fail. Discover why the key is to engaging your workforce is giving them something to believe in.
Suitable for the following roles:
- Logistics and Distribution
- Production Supervisor/Manager
- Master Scheduling Manager
- Materials Manager
- Supply Chain Manager
- Director / VP / SVP Supply Chain
- Demand Planner
- Supply Planner
- Inventory Planner
- Logistics Planner
- Materials Planner
- Procurement Officer
- Logistics Analyst
- Supply Chain Analyst
- Performance Analyst
- Warehouse Operator
- Production Line Operator
- Transportation Operator
- Warehouse Clerk
- Supply Chain Coordinator
- Logistics Coordinator
This learning content includes:
- Exams &