Duration 3-5 Days Overview All around us the networking and inter-networking of the economy is taking place. Companies that do business together are linking up electronically. They are doing this to better coordinate their actions and drive costs out of […]
All around us the networking and inter-networking of the economy is taking place. Companies that do business together are linking up electronically. They are doing this to better coordinate their actions and drive costs out of their business operations. Business in this emerging networked world is as much about process as it is about product. This is because market forces, driven by the speed of communications that electronic networks now make possible, are making product life cycles shorter and shorter. Customer tastes and requirements change quickly. Product inventories are always in danger of becoming obsolete. To counter this trend, companies are building up their expertise and efficiencies in the process of designing and building new products and in the process of delivering and servicing existing products. Companies that develop higher skill levels in these areas are clearly better able to ride the waves of change and profit from developments in the markets they serve. The processes involved in the designing, building, and delivering of products to the customers’ that need them have come to be collectively referred to as supply chain management. Companies are defining the roles they want to play in the markets they serve and linking up with other companies that have complementary skill sets. This dynamic is driving the formation of modern supply chains. With all these factors in mind, aspiring professional entering the field of supply chain management or any of its affiliated functions and operations must develop their SCM skills to the utmost level. Seeing the big picture is difficult when one, so close or immersed in the day-to-day operations. However, without the capability to get back and develop such skill, the company may lose its competitive edge in the market. The program is experiential in nature and utilizes the latest concepts in accelerated learning and experiential training techniques to make this learning opportunity a memorable and beneficial experience.