Price (from): €760 / day
David Fuschi, Expert in Project Management & Training, PMP, PRINCE2, CDPM, Chartered Manager (CMgr) & Engineer (CEng) with 20+ years of experience in Project Management.
A track record of over 100 projects completion (for over 300 million Euro), 12 projects rescued (for over 30 million Euro), and over 62 million Euro of acquired ones, over 250 projects worth several hundred million Euro assessed for several funding agencies, strong connection with industry and academia (over 140 industrial partners, 70 universities/research centers and 20 cultural institutions) and a professional network over 16K strong.
About the training
One way or another we are all customers of someone and providers to someone else. Understanding logistics and supply chain management help streamline business and make it more effective.
The course looks at the nature and design of the operations function within organizations. The main drivers of supply chain management, such as customer service, logistics costs, supply and distribution strategies are discussed in the context of international trade. The course also considers the necessity of quality and environmental management in gaining and sustaining competitive advantage in international organizations.
Aims of the Module
This course aims to provide a learning experience and engagement with the concepts and strategies of logistics and supply chain management. To develop analytical decision-making skills informed by appropriate critical questioning and information processing. To provide a distinctive modeling approach for management activity and decision where the context for this decision is the wider area of business, and this will be linked to models and approaches developed in other modules.
Content of the Module
This course aims at giving a clear understanding of the logic governing Logistics & Supply Chain Management (LSCM) while pointing out the issues and shortcomings occurring in the practice. The course addresses also the implication of LSCM within the context of project management given the increasing importance of Agile, DevOps and operating by projects.
This course is intended for those in need to understand the complexity and issues of logistics and supply chain so as to achieve better performance, better results, and overall competitive advantage. This course is also the ideal course for advanced-level middle-managers who want to want to strengthen their skills, or desire to gain hands-on experience in core management activities.
Identify priorities of logistics and supply chain management, and critically appraise its contribution to business strategy.
Analyze key strategic links between logistics and other functional and related perspectives.
Select and critically apply a range of concepts, frameworks, and models in the analysis of an organization’s operational performance.
Critically appraise approaches to “quality” and “sustainability” through an appreciation of stakeholder perspectives, analytical frameworks and their application to a range of current case scenarios.
Attendees This course is intended for those in need to understand the complexity and issues of logistics and supply chain so as to achieve better performance, better results, and overall a competitive advantage. This course is also the ideal course for ad
Strategic fit – supply chain (SC) strategies.
Supply Chain Performance – SC drivers and metrics.
SC design – SC and global networks.
Sourcing decisions – procurement, outsourcing & 3/4PL’s.
Planning & Control (1) – managing supply & demand.
Planning & Control (2) – SC coordination.
Inventory & SC – economies of scale, uncertainty & risk.
Transportation networks – design & planning.
SC information systems – role & importance.
SC sustainability – CSR, environmental and sustainability concerns.
SC future trends