Describe a supply chain and define supply chain management.
Describe the objectives and elements of supply chain management.
Describe local, regional, and global supply chain management activities among services and manufacturing companies.
Describe a brief history and some of the trends of supply chain management.
Understand how the bullwhip effect impacts supply chain members.
This course will mainly benefit to purchasing managers, senior buyers, project managers, civil engineers, construction managers, contractors, sub-contractors, site engineers, senior management, and government agencies, architects, construction professionals, and anyone responsible for purchasing at a senior level who seeks to enhance their skills further.
Basis of Supply Chain Management
Supply chain management – an overview
Supply chain analysis
Types of supply chains
Concepts of Advanced Planning Systems
Structure of advanced planning systems
Strategic network design
Demand fulfillment and ATP
Production planning and scheduling
Purchasing and material requirements planning
Distribution and transport planning
Coordination and integration
Implementing Advanced Planning Systems
The definition of a supply chain project
Supply chain evaluation
Supply chain potential analysis
The selection process
Implementation and integration
Post-implementation effort and support model
The implementation process
The APS implementation project
Modeling phases of an APS-Project
Actual APS and Case Studies
Architecture of selected APS
Strategic network design in the chemical industry
SCM in a pharmaceutical company
Demand planning of Styrene Plastics
Food and beverages
Scheduling of synthetic granulate
Event-based planning for standard polymer products