Increasing the efficiency and responsiveness of business processes is the key to the success of business organisations in general and those in the manufacturing and service sectors in particular. Supply chain strategies have emerged as the critical backbone to drive improvement in business performance and achieve bottom lines. It is in this context that competency in the area of process analysis and use of mathematical tools and techniques has assumed criticality for managerial effectiveness.
The programme will provide participants with a tool-kit of concepts and practices of innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance and thereby enable them to respond quickly to changes and capitalise on new opportunities.
- To familiarise the participants with the basic SCM concepts
- Develop skill in building mathematical models in design and planning of SCM by providing hands-on experience
- Appreciating impacts of SCM decisions in corporate performance
Armed with the tools and techniques of SCM, that will be offered in the programme, the participants will be able to identify and diagnose problems and risk factors in their supply chain and work out solutions. They will be able to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain practices of their respective organisations, leading to boost in customer services and bottom line.
The programme is designed to enable the participants to have hands on experience in developing different optimization spread sheet models including demand forecasting, network optimization and inventory models.
In addition to classroom discussion, conceptual and application exercises will be used to bring in clarity.
Who Should Attend
This programme is designed for working professionals in the field of supply chain management as well as those individuals who are looking to further their careers in the supply chain areas, in both manufacturing as well as service sector.
Dr. Sesha Iyer
Ph.D., M.Tech (Production), BE(Mech), FICWA.
Has been a faculty at SPJIMR teaching PGDM, PGDM (Executive) & PG-EMP and has conducted Management Development Programmes for many companies.
- Flow model
- Network model
- Functional model
- Process mode
- Supply chain strategies
- Alignment with Corporate Strategy
- SCM Drivers and Metrics
- Location Models
- Network flow optimisation mode
- Tools & Techniques
- Dealing with uncertainty
- The MPC framework
- Master production scheduling
- MRP for Supply Chain Management
- Design of Inventory system
- What? How much? When? Where
- Improving service level and
- inventory turnover
- Just in time system
- Sourcing & Pricing
- Leveraging with IT
- Logistics Operation