Supply Chain and Logistics Management
September 16, 2019, 9:00 – 17:00
September 17, 2019, 9:00 – 17:00
SSE Riga, Strēlnieku Street 4a
The programme is implemented in cooperation with the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
Today’s competitive business environment demands excellent supply chain management. This course will give you analytical tools and skills to optimise your supply chain, including: establishing a supply chain strategy, managing your inventory more effectively, partnering with suppliers and customers to reduce costs, and strategically sourcing your materials.
David Pyke is faculty affiliate of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan and professor of operations and supply chain in the University of San Diego School of Business. He was dean of the School of Business from 2008 until 2015, leading the school to a significant presence in international rankings. Formerly, he was professor of operations and associate dean at the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College. He has taught executive education programs and consulted with large and small companies for over 30 years. He has also published numerous academic research papers and his book, Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains, co-authored with E. A. Silver and D. Thomas (fourth edition, CRC Press, 2017) is used in numerous Master’s and Ph.D. programs worldwide. His areas of expertise include: Operations Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Integrated Enterprise Risk Management, Inventory Management, Production Planning and Control, and Global Sourcing.
Effective supply chain management requires coordination across business functions and across organisations. Whether you are in operations, general management, marketing, or finance, you will learn to see your organisation’s operations in a new way – and gain new tools for ensuring your organisation is lean, efficient, and ready to compete in today’s increasingly complex and globalised economy.
During this programme you will:
- Learn successful supply chain practices, how to implement them in your own organisation
- Learn and apply a framework for operations strategy
- Understand how different supply chain frameworks and tools apply to different business environments
- Develop frameworks, analytical tools, and insights for effective inventory and distribution management
- Learn how to partner with suppliers and customers to reduce costs and increase service levels
- Discover the latest concepts and methods for the successful use of new technologies in supply chain management
- See examples of best practices and learn how to implement them
Who should attend
This programme is designed for:
- General Managers
- Purchasing Managers
- Manufacturing Managers
- Logistics Managers
- All managers involved in inventory/warehousing/supply
- Marketing Managers interested in learning how effective delivery of goods and services drives competitive positioning
- Finance Managers interested in learning how to reduce inventory investments
The Supply Chain and Logistics Management Programme features five modules that address strategic decisions for operations and supply chain management, as well as tools for improving supply chain performance.
One module addresses the latest technologies, such as blockchain and big data, and their potential for supply chain improvement. Recognizing that one size does not fit all environments, emphasis is given to proper application of the tools.
The programme combines lectures, discussions, cases, hands-on exercises, and a live simulation. Throughout the programme, time is devoted to application of the material to participants’ companies.
890 EUR + VAT Early bird fee (if paid by September 10, 2019)
990 EUR + VAT Standard fee
If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send a replacement: however, prior notification is required. The cancellation in writing must be received if the fee is to be refunded. Cancellation within a month of the Programme start date is a subject to a 50% refund only.
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