Supply Chain Management Training Course

Supply Chain Management Training Course

Course Description

Organizations find that a managed supply chain is the key to success to better compete in a global economy. The Supply Chain Management Training by Advanced Learning Programs aims to provide managers with operational and managerial techniques. It also goals to improve customer satisfaction, improve performance, lower costs, and enhance product development.

Supply chain management manages the flow of goods and services and includes all processes. It also helps transform raw materials into final products. It involves actively streamlining a business’s supply-side activities to maximize customer value and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. SCM represents an effort by suppliers to develop and implement supply chains that are as efficient and economical as possible. Supply chains cover everything from production to product development to the information systems needed to direct these undertakings.

Rapid global expansion, rising fuel costs, environmental concerns, and related businesses are some of the problems we are currently encountering. Thus, it can all significantly impact corporate strategies and costs. Organizations can no longer ignore what happens outside their own four walls, making supply chain management a critical and in-demand field.

Ultimately, Supply Chain Management Training helps meet this demand. You WILL better understand the finances, logistics, and delivery of products and services. It will also help to increase efficiencies and competitiveness while maximizing customer value and satisfaction.

Course Objectives

  • Identify how supply chain management relates to:
    • Customer satisfaction
    • Improving performance
    • Lowering costs
    • Product development
  • Define the terms:
    • Procurement
    • Upstream and downstream
    • Raw material
    • Forecasting
    • Carrying cost
    • Inventory
    • Order generation
    • Order taking
    • Order fulfillment
    • Returns management
  • Understand the levels of supply chain management and their effects
    • Strategic
    • Tactical
    • Operational
  • Comprehend the flows of supply chain management and data warehouses
    • Product flow
    • Information flow
    • Finances flow
  • Take a look at inventory management
  • Study supply chain groups
  • Review tracking and monitoring methods
  • Examine supply chain event management

Course Modules

Lesson 1 – Getting Started
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Action Plans & Evaluation Forms
Lesson 2 – Why Supply Chain Management?
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Improving Performance
  • Lowering Costs
  • Product Development
  • Case Study
Lesson 3 – Key Terms I
  • Procurement
  • Upstream & Downstream
  • Raw Material
  • Forecasting
  • Carrying Cost
  • Case Study
Lesson 4 – Key Terms II
  • Inventory
  • Order Generation
  • Order Taking
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Returns Management
  • Case Study
Lesson 5 – Three Levels of Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Level
  • Tactical Level
  • Operational Level
  • Bullwhip Effect
  • Case Study
Lesson 6 – Five Stages of Supply Chain Management
  • Plan
  • Source
  • Make
  • Deliver
  • Return
  • Case Study
Lesson 7 – The Flows of Supply Chain Management
  • The Product Flow
  • The Information Flow
  • The Finances Flow
  • Data Warehouses
  • Case Study
Lesson 8 – Inventory Management>
  • Levels of Inventory
  • Just-In-Time Inventory
  • Keeping Accurate Records
  • Inventory Calculator
  • Case Study

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