Hands-on Supply Chain Management
Hands-on Supply Chain Management (Face to face in Pretoria)
13 May 2024
R 14900.00

Brief Description
The Hands-on Supply Chain Management short course provides you with a sound understanding of how a truly integrated supply chain creates value for your organisation, its supply chain partners and stakeholders. The course also takes a hands-on approach by employing sophisticated computerised simulations to tap into a realistic business environment that challenges you to run your own businesses effectively and achieve determined business objectives. During the course, you will gain the necessary know-how to align supply, production, distribution and demand, and then to run the supply chain process successfully while focusing on the management of inventory, purchasing, operations, warehousing and transport.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to
  • decide on a overall business and supply chain strategy implement strategy, manage the risks and counter competition
  • solve typical business problems and overcome common organisational difficulties (information overload, time constraints and the complexities of team dynamics)
  • match supply to demand and balance the whole supply chain to optimally achieve objectives
  • deal with marketing, production, supply and finance simultaneously
  • analyse management information (forecasts, sales reports and financial statements)
  • interpret management information and act on it accordingly
  • deal with suppliers and customers who all have minds of their own, and
  • achieve sustainable profit and grow market share.
Course Content
Day 1
  • Overview of general theory
  • Customer service
  • Inventory, purchasing and operations management
  • Warehousing/materials handling
  • Transport management.
Days 2 - 4
  • Computerised supply chain simulation with coaching sessions, including a site visit to expose you to real-time situations.
Day 5
  • Conclusion and debriefing
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification.
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Catalogue and Category:
Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are involved in areas of material supply; inventory, operations and distribution; transport; customer service and marketing management; information technology; and production planning and control.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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