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Strategic Supply Chain Management

by John Atkinson

Languages: English

Price (from): €1,070 / day

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About the trainer:

John Atkinson is an independent business consultant and trainer specializing in procurement & supply chain. Based in Worcestershire, UK. 

John’s corporate experience spans some 30 years including Head of Group & Global Procurement for Focus Wickes plc where he was responsible for the full creation and implementation of global sourcing initiatives, supplier/vendor management, and commercial contract negotiation. John has also held senior roles within Barclays Bank corporate and led a wide and diverse range of teams, both locally and globally. John is also a certified instructor in delivering emotional intelligence training and has wide international Oil & Gas, Telecoms, Manufacturing, Government, Ministry & regulatory body and banking sector experience, including:
Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, KDR, China, Germany, Malaysia, East & West Africa, France, and Sweden.

As a consultant and trainer for the last 13 years, John is passionate about delivery and utilizes his career expertise to ensure that clients receive leading edge training results, enabling delegates to understand not only the subject matter but also the application and usage to add value both to their role and within the wider organizational environment.

For clients, John believes it is crucial to understand their key requirements and required results from training; therefore each course is bespoke and created specifically to meet the client’s individual needs.
For course delegates, John believes that people learn in a variety of ways; therefore all courses incorporate a mixture of theory and practical exercises reinforced with real-world examples to embed the course materials. Thus ensuring both client and delegate achieves measurable training benefits.


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Strategic Supply Chain Management by John Atkinson

About the training

#structure and effectively manage a Supply Chain   #implement a range of tools, models and techniques   #increased Supply Chain Capacity   #icreased Supply Chain Capability   #increased Supply Chain Resilience   #meet and exceed customer demands and expectations   #enhance efficiency   #reduce cost of operation

Globally, organizations are realizing that competitive edge, cost efficiency, and exemplary customer service can be driven by Strategic Supply Chain engineering and management. No longer is the function seen as purely a cost center, and creating leading-edge Supply Chain practice is now seen as a key pillar in organizational strategy and success.

Learning outcomes

Supply Chain Engineering

Supply Chain Engineering methodologies

Cost & Cycle efficiency

Cost & Cycle efficiency enhancement

Supply Chain Activity

Alignment of Supply Chain Activity with Organizational Strategy

Supply Chain Metrics

Appreciation and application of a range of Supply Chain Metrics

Delegate learning

Confidence to implement delegate learning upon return to the workplace


  • Strategic Supply Chain Management - 3 day instructor facilitated learning

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