Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

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Course Overview:

Supply Chain Management Process taken the keen attention of all businesses in order to operate the business at optimum levels to maximize the profits which is the ultimate goal of every business.

“The better Supply Chain Management, the better Growth of the Business.”

This course is designed for the learners and professionals working in any function of Supply Chain Management either its Sourcing, Production, Warehousing, Transportation, Supply Chain Management etc…

The Course is Beneficial for Learners/Professionals/Entrepreneurs of following fields:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sourcing
  • Procurement / Purchase
  • Logistics
  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Transportation

 Course Outline:

 Chapter 1) Understanding Supply Chain Management

Topics Covered:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Objective of Supply Chain Management
  • Elements of the Supply Chain
  • Participants in Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Overview
  • Supply Chain Performance Drivers
  • Push/Pull View of Supply Chain Process

Chapter 2) Sourcing in Supply Chain Management
Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Sourcing
  • The Purchasing Process
  • Tactical Sourcing
  • Category Sourcing
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Sourcing Management Tools
  • What is Outsourcing?
  • Growth Drivers in Outsourcing
  • The Tendering Process of Outsourcing

Chapter 3) Outsourcing in Supply Chain Management

Topics Covered:

  • What is Outsourcing?
  • Growth Drivers in Outsourcing
  • Common Reasons for Outsourcing
  • The Tendering Process of Outsourcing

Chapter 4) An Introduction to Strategic Sourcing

Topics Covered:

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Visibility
  • Objectivity
  • Project Management Tool
  • Strategic Sourcing Process

Chapter 5) Score Carding Suppliers

Topics Covered:

  • Developing Selection Criteria
  • Evaluating the Bid Portion of Supplier Proposal
  • Developing the RFP Matrix
  • Teamwork and Objectivity

Chapter 6) The Importance of Market Intelligence

Topics Covered:

  • Types of Market Intelligence
  • Benchmarking Data
  • Understanding Market Pressures
  • Components of Success

Chapter 7) The Context of Logistics

Topics Covered:

  • Activities of Logistics
  • Aims of Logistics
  • Importance of Logistics

Chapter 8) Integrating the Supply Chain

Topics Covered:

  • Pressures to Improve Logistics
  • Improving Communications
  • Improving Customer Service
  • Integrating Logistics within an Organization
  • Integration Along the Supply Chain
  • Achieving Integration
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Vertical Integration

Chapter 9) Logistics Strategy 

Topics Covered:

  • Strategic Decisions
  • Logistics Strategy
  • Strategy Options
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Designing a Logistics Strategy

Chapter 10) Locating Facilities

Topic Covered:

  • Importance of Location
  • Choosing the Geographic Region
  • Infinite Set Approaches
  • Feasible Set Approaches
  • Location Planning

Chapter 11) Warehousing and Material Handling

Topics Covered:

  • Purpose of Warehouses
  • Aims of Warehousing
  • Ownership
  • Layout
  • Materials Handling
  • Packaging

Chapter 12) Transport

Topics Covered:

  • Mode of Transport
  • Intermodal Transport
  • Ownership of Transport
  • Routing Vehicles

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