Advanced Professional Certificate Course in Supply Chain Management in London 2024

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Advanced Professional Certificate Course in Supply Chain Management in London 2024
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This course provides a deep dive into Supply Chain Management, covering crucial aspects such as planning strategies, analysis tools, inventory control approaches, quality management systems, risk management, and sustainability practices. Participants will gain a holistic understanding of the interconnected elements that drive efficient and resilient supply chain operations.

 

Explore Supply Chain Planning, including types and strategies, delve into planning models and approaches, analyze supply chain dynamics using simulation tools, master inventory control and management approaches, understand quality management systems, and navigate the complexities of managing supply chain risks and alliances. The course also addresses sustainability in supply chain and operations management, offering insights into operational dynamics, roles, strategic concepts, and organizational maturity.


After the successful completion of this course, you will understand the following;

Supply Chain Planning:

  • The Meaning of Supply Chain Planning and its Types.
  • Various Aggregate Planning Strategies.
  • The Need and Process of Sales and Operations Planning.
  • Various Strategies of Capacity Management.

 

Supply Chain Planning Models and Approaches:

  • Understand Supply Chain Planning (SCP) and its pivotal role in organizational success.
  • Explore the tangible benefits derived from effective Supply Chain Planning.
  • Identify key planning areas crucial for streamlined operations in the supply chain.
  • Comprehend the significance of forecasting demand within the supply chain.
  • Examine the criteria utilized in forecasting processes for enhanced accuracy.
  • Acquire knowledge of a systematic approach to forecasting within supply chain management.
  • Explore quantitative approaches employed in supply chain planning for data-driven decision-making.
  • Delve into qualitative approaches utilized in planning to consider non-numeric factors impacting the supply chain.

Supply Chain Analysis Tools and Models:

  • Comprehend the fundamentals of Supply Chain Analytics.
  • Analyze the nature and advantages of Supply Chain Stimulation.
  • Apply various simulation techniques in the context of Supply Chain Management.
  • Understand the concept and implications of the Bullwhip Effect in supply chains.
  • Evaluate the dynamic elements inherent in Supply Chain dynamics.
  • Implement Monte Carlo Simulation Models in the context of supply chain scenarios.
  • Utilize Agent-based Models for simulating and analyzing supply chain processes.
  • Apply Cluster Analysis methodologies within the realm of Supply Chain dynamics.
  • Implement Facility Location Methods to optimize supply chain networks.

Inventory Control and Management Approaches:

  • Understand the Concept, Types, and Importance of Inventory and Inventory Control.
  • Grasp the Concept and Structure of Inventory Management.
  • Analyze the Components Involved in Inventory Control Decision-Making.
  • Evaluate Inventory Management Performance Metrics for Effective Assessment.
  • Comprehend the Concept of the Inventory Management System.
  • Understand the Concept of Customer Service Levels in the Context of Inventory Management.
  • Solve Problems Related to Inventory Management using the Concept of the Newsvendor Problem.
  • Apply General Inventory Control Techniques, including the Square Root Law.
  • Recognize the Role of Information Technology (IT) in Inventory Management.

SCM Quality Management System

  • Apply Six Sigma Tools and Methodology for Process Improvement.
  • Identify and Analyze Key Drivers of Supply Chain for Effective Management.
  • Evaluate the Importance of Supply Chain Integration and Understand the Role of IT in Enhancing Supply Chain Management.
  • Demonstrate Proficiency in Utilizing Supply-Chain-Management Software for Efficient Operations.

Managing Supply Chain Risks and Alliances

  • Understand the concept of Supply Chain Risk Management.
  • Identify and analyze various Supply Chain Risk Management Strategies.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of Incentive Alignment strategies in Supply Chain contexts.
  • Describe the Five Pillars of Supply Chain Resilience and their significance.
  • Analyze the role and impact of Outsourcing in Supply Chain Management.
  • Differentiate between Lean Strategy, Agile Strategy, and Leagile Strategy in Supply Chain contexts.
  • Explain the concept and implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory System.
  • Understand the principles and benefits of Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment in Supply Chain management.
  • Analyze the causes and consequences of the Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chain dynamics.

Sustainability in Supply Chain and Operations Management:

  • Understand the operational dynamics of Tim Hortons through a comprehensive case study analysis.
  • Identify and delineate the distinct roles and responsibilities of Operations Managers and Supply Chain Managers within organizational contexts.
  • Define and distinguish between order winner and order qualifier concepts in supply chain management, and analyze their significance in competitive strategies.
  • Evaluate the six critical trade-offs that CEOs encounter when managing the supply chain, recognizing their implications for strategic decision-making.
  • Explore Hayes and Wheelwright's framework of the four stages of operations, including its application in assessing organizational maturity and strategic alignment.

This Supply Chain Management course is a comprehensive journey covering planning strategies, simulation tools, inventory control, quality management systems, risk management, and sustainability practices. Participants will gain practical insights into a wide array of SCM elements, equipping them for roles ranging from Supply Chain Planner to Sustainability Consultant.

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There are no strict entry requirements for this course. Work experience will be added advantage to understanding the content of the course.

The certificate is designed to enhance the learner's knowledge in the field. This certificate is for everyone eager to know more and get updated on current ideas in their respective field. We recommend this certificate for the following audience.

  • Supply Chain Planner
  • Inventory Manager
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Risk Management Coordinator
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Strategic Alliances Manager

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