A supply chain is complex, making it difficult to integrate planning and execution along each node. Lack of integration is one cause of product and material outages, missed deliveries, and lower than expected margins and cash.
This course is designed to drive end-to-end business performance. It focuses on the process, people skills and behaviors, and getting the most from an Enterprise Resource Planning system.
Participants leave this course with a foundation of what it takes for supply chains to deliver excellent customer service while keeping operating costs under control.
What Is the Integrated Supply Chain Management Course
This course is designed around the challenge of creating a single, coherent set of day-to-day tasks that pulls the whole enterprise together. It focuses on integrating plans at the aggregate and detail level – and the roles and responsibilities in doing so.
What You Learn
The instructors have long experience in guiding companies to implement Integrated Supply Chain Management processes. Using their wealth of experience, they share
insights on pitfalls to avoid and ways to solve common planning problems.
Participants will learn:
- How to establish appropriate levels of integration within the supply chain
- Ways to balance supply and demand to best meet customer needs while increasing productivity
- How to simultaneously improve planning and control while streamlining work streams and removing waste
- How to avoid the costly trap of technological myopia
- A proven change management approach to successfully improve Integrated Supply Chain Management
Value of the Integrated Supply Chain Management Course
This comprehensive course provides a foundation for creating high-performing supply chains. It shows how integrated plans result in better decisions on improving customer service, eliminating waste, and reducing costs.
Insights and discussions on process design, education and training, and planning software guide participants on ways to improve their supply chain processes.
Participants learn the pitfalls to avoid in making improvements to the supply chain. They also learn an approach for implementing planning processes and software to drive business results as quickly as possible.