Global Supply Chain Management

Global Supply Chain Management

The Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is designed to provide 360 º perspectives of global supply chains, help assess various potential supply chain risks and provide both strategic and analytical tools to mitigate these risks, based on the most recent academic research and innovative current business practices. Every product and service is supported by a global web of organizations and processes. In addition, the program helps to develop cultural sensitivity, effective business communication, networking and time management skills. The Global Supply Chain Management training program aims to develop professionals who are equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to manage supply chain network towards greater operating efficiency. Supply chain professionals see the big picture and understand how finances, people, information, processes, product, and technology interact in the business ecosystem.

You’ll Learn

* Establishing a Global Supply Chain Strategy
* Implications of Industry Globalization Drivers for Supply Chains
* Evaluating Global Supply Chain Infrastructure
* Leveraging Logistics in Global Supply Chains
* Purchasing in Global Supply Chains
* Maximizing Operations in Global Supply Chains
* Managing Market Channels in Global Supply Chains
* Managing Global Supply Chains
Contents of Training:

Session – 1
1. Understanding Global Supply Chains
– Managing the Functions
– Resource Management
– Managing the Relations
– Global Supply Chain Management Strategy

2. Impacts on Strategic Orientation
– Capabilities and Structural Elements of GSCMS
– Performance Implications
– Integration of GSCMS Into Firm Strategy
– Supply Chains in today’s Global Environment

Session – 2
1. Cross-Cultural Influences and the Global Supply Chain
2. Foreign Currency Volatility
3. Political Economies
4. Two Sets of Rules
5. The New Environment of Hyper Security
6. Value and Customer Service Management
7. Demand Management
8. Forecasts versus Plans versus Targets
9. Seas and Operations Planning (S&OP)
10. Why is a Sales Forecast Needed?

Session – 3
1. Knowledge Management
– From Data to Knowledge
– Building Knowledge Management Competence
– Challenges to Building Knowledge Management Competence
2. Views on SCM and Process
– Different Processes
– A Business Viewed as a System
– Elements in a Process-Oriented Organization
– Designing the Process-Oriented Organization
3. How to Make SCM Work
– Measurement, Analysis, and Development

Session –4
1. Marketing and Sales Management
– Marketing Strategy
– Strategic Implementation Decisions
– Sales Force Program Decisions
2. Product Management And Global Product Launch
– The Role of Product Management
– Global Product Launch
– Launch Strategy Influencers
– Global Launch Strategy Considerations
– Company One
– Company Two
3. Expanding The Frontiers Of Operations Management
– Operations Management Decision Problems
– Evolution of Operations Management
– Different Perspectives of Operations Management
– Synchronizing the Marketplace and Operations Through Agility

Session – 5
1. Integrated Logistics Management
– Logistics in The Context of Supply Chain Management
– Business Process Integration
– The Business Process Framework
– Methods and Techniques
– Organization and People
– Systems and Data
– Designing Integrated Logistics Business Processes
– Implementing Integrated Logistics Management
– Luxury Goods
– Global Pharmaceuticals
2. Inventory Management In Global Supply Chains
– Inventory Basics
– Independent vs. Dependent Demand Inventory
– Reasons For Inventory
– Reasons Against Inventory
– Types of Inventory
– Inventory Control Systems
– Single-Period Inventory Systems
– Multi-Period Inventory Systems
– Implications and New Strategies in Inventory Management
– Postponement
– Reducing Seasonal and Short Life Cycle Inventory Costs With Quick Response
– Supply Chain Partnerships and Vendor Managed Inventory

Session – 6
1. Transportation Management
– Transportation Decision Making
– Transportation Cost Behavior
– Carrier Cost Behavior and Efficiencies
– Carrier Implications
– Shipper Implications
– Collaborative Transportation Management (Ctm)
– Defining the Ctm Process
– Global Transportation Issues
– Transportation Capacity Issues
– Addressing Capacity Problems
– Transportation Security Issues
– Security Solutions
2. Warehousing In The Supply Chain
– The Role of Warehousing in Global Supply Chains
– Product Type and Warehousing Operations
– Reverse Supply Chain
– The Location of Warehouses
– Warehouse Design and Operations
– Measuring Warehouse Performance
– The Role of Information in Warehouse Management
– Technology and Warehouse Operations
– Future Trends for Warehousing

Session – 7
1. Supply Management
– The Strategic Supply Management Process
– Trends in Supply Management
– Strategic Involvement
– Customer Focus
– Involvement in Indirect and Services Spending
– Globalization and Outsourcing
– Continuous Improvement Focus and Involvement in Payables
– Environmental Issues
2. Critical Support Of Supply Chain Logistics Personnel
– The Changing Nature of the Workplace
– Creating A Customer-Focused Logistics Workforce
– Fundamental Information Exchange
– Knowledge Development
– Assistance to Employees
– Performance Feedback
– Workplace Affirmation
– Implementing A Customer-Focused Employee Plan

Session – 8
1. The Lean Supply Chain: The Path To Excellence
– Conventional Supply Chain Management
– Lean Supply Chain Basics: Flow and Pull Replenishment
– Work Flow Characterization: V, A, and T Configurations
– Fulfillment Characterization: Bts, Ato, Bto and Eto
– Applying Lean Principles to A Bts V-Type Process
2. The Financial-Supply Chain Management Connection
– Key Drivers of Financial Performance
– Measuring Financial Performance
– Making The Financial-SCM Connection — A to P-Down Approach
3. Risk Management
– Types of Risks in Global Supply Chains
– A Risk Management Process Model
– Step 1: Identifying and Profiling Risks
– Step 2: Risk Assessment and Evaluation
– Step 3: Managing Risks and Risk Management Strategies
– Step 4: Supply Chain Risk Management Strategy
– Step 5: Mitigating Supply Chain Risks

Session – 9
1. Supply Chains As Interpretation Systems: Knowledge, Strategy, And Performance
3. Logistics Outsourcing
4. International Sourcing Strategies: Redressing The Balance

Session – 10
1. Negotiation
– Relationship Types Resulting From Supplier/Customer Negotiations
– Following The Negotiation Process in A Global Supply Chain
– Assessing the Negotiation Potential of the Relationship
2. Interfunctional Coordination
– Axes of Effective Inter functional Coordination
– Mechanisms to Drive Coordination
– Common Goals and Measures
– Achieving Interfunctional Coordination
– Interfunctional Coordination: A Collaborative Climate for Success
3. Inter organizational Coordination
– The Managerial Behaviors of Inter organizational Coordination
– Environmental Characteristics for Effective Interorganizational Coordination
4. Global Supply Chain Control
– Characteristics of Controller’s Strategy
– Magnitude and Scope of Control Requirements
– Implementation Effectiveness From Institutional Arrangements
– The Moderator Role of Institutional Environmental Differences

Session –11
1. Supply Chain Innovation
– Innovation as Strategy
– Supply Chain Innovation
– Innovation Processes
– The Importance of Organizational Culture and Processes
– Ramifications of Global Supply Chains
2. Global Supply Chain Security
– Disaster Classification / Vulnerability Assessment
– Disaster Management Process
– Mitigation
– Detection
– Response
– Recovery
– Disaster Preparedness? Current Status
– Recent and Emerging Developments
3. Diagnosing The Supply Chain
– Diagnosis
– Benchmarking Approaches
– Mapping Approaches
– Means-Ends Approaches/Cause and Effects Diagrams
– Curing Problems and Eliminating the Pain Points

Session – 12
1. Change Management
– Developing the Change Management Strategy
– The Change Management Plan
– People and Organizational Issues
– Organizational Readiness for Change? The Change Management Survey
– Change Management Organizational Roles
– The Initial Response to an Announced Change
– Complacency
– Resistance to Change
– Resistance to Different Types of Change
– Change Management Myths and Realities
– Launching the Change
– Summary of Key Success Factors: The Change Equation
– Change Management in a Global Environment