Supply Chain and Logistics Management
March 11, 2019, 9:00 – 17:00
March 12, 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 new tools to optimise your delivery of products and services, including: managing your inventory more effectively, partnering with suppliers and customers to reduce costs, and strategically sourcing your materials.
Dr. Burcu B. Keskin is a faculty affiliate at the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan and a professor of Operations Management and Reese Phifer Fellow in Operations and Manufacturing Management at the University of Alabama. She is the Associate Department head of the Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science. She received her Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University. She has researched and taught in different areas of supply chain management, including inventory theory, facility location, production distribution system design, and routing with a particular emphasis on applied optimization. Her current research involves omni-channel supply chain design and transshipments. Burcu serves in the editorial boards of OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, Computers and Operations Research, INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics; she is also an ad-hoc reviewer over twenty journals. Dr. Keskin was named a Best 40-under-40 Professor by Poets & Quants in 2016.
Effective supply chain management requires coordination across business functions. 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.
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
- Introduction and Overview
- Achieving Strategic Fit Through Logistical Drivers
- Designing/Redesigning Distribution Networks
- Supply Chain Configurations: Multi-Channel vs. Omni-Channel
- Good or Evil: What to do with Inventories?
- Optimal Product Availability
- Planning and Managing Demand and Supply
- Coordination in Supply Chains
890 EUR + VAT Early bird fee (if paid by February 22, 2019)
990 EUR + VAT Standard fee
Teeter Scholarships are full-tuition scholarships to attend executive education programs offered by the William Davidson Institute.
Managers of non-governmental organizations and small, regional firms in emerging markets may apply for a Teeter Scholarship, which are awarded on a competitive basis.
The scholarships are named to honor the memory of Robert M. Teeter, an advisor to U.S. presidents from 1968-1992 and a board member at the William Davidson Institute.
Download application form (and follow instructions)