EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION SERIES

Keeping in mind the common needs of the supply chain domain, we have designed standard programs under the "Executive Education Series" to help quickly address the pre-identified competency gaps of a company or group of individuals. These programs are delivered in a classroom with minimum group size of 15 participants.

List of Programs

Supply Chain Systems Thinking

Supply chain management continuously plays between service, cost and asset utilization and by above definition, requires a strong commercial acumen to make effective decisions. The Commercial Acumen program helps the supply chain practitioners to adopt tools for analyzing multi-dimensional information in meaningful way for sound decision making. It also opens avenues to evaluate and present ideas with business and financial impact with confidence and conviction.

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Sales & Operations Planning - Balancing the Right Way

Sales & Operations Planning is now a well-established process for last three decades, yet even today only two out five companies* believe that their process is effective. The mature companies have transcended from balancing demand and supply to balancing market opportunities to resources, thereby, making S&OP a business process instead of tactical supply chain process. This program helps to not only address the gaps in the current process but also to lay down a roadmap to move up the maturity ladder and deliver hard benefits to the business.

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"Show me the Money" - Commercial Acumen for Supply Chain Practitioners

Supply chain management continuously plays between service, cost and asset utilization and by above definition, requires a strong commercial acumen to make effective decisions. The Commercial Acumen program helps the supply chain practitioners to adopt tools for analyzing multi-dimensional information in meaningful way for sound decision making. It also opens avenues to evaluate and present ideas with business and financial impact with confidence and conviction.

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Spend Analysis and Strategic Sourcing

Procurement has evolved from a drab buying function that was single mindedly focused on cost cutting to the one that directly contributes to the business competitive advantage, However, few enterprises have a good idea about what they spend, on which products or services, with which suppliers. This program focuses on two critical pillars of supply management i.e. Spend Analysis and Strategic Sourcing. It adopts a structured approach to analyzing and classifying enterprise spend, analyzing supply markets and laying down the sourcing strategy aligned to the overall business strategy.

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Tuning Supply Chain for Business Performance

Supply Chain Performance is an art and science of creating a fine balance between product availability, on time delivery, responsiveness, asset utilization, working capital and various costs. This program helps the supply chain leaders and practitioners to select right metrics, align to supply chain strategy, deploy across organization, integrate into supply chain governance and ensure that these are fine-tuned to the business environment and priorities. The program provides an insight into techniques for the performance improvement and collaborating with customers & suppliers in the improvement initiatives.

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Distribution Centre Operations Excellence

With globalization of markets, the logistics and distribution networks are now far more connected, automated and perform lot many functions beyond storing and moving the products. Distribution Centre Operations Excellence program offers a customer-centric approach to design, develop and implement agile operations based on 3P (Process, People and Performance) framework. The program addresses cost efficiencies in the operations by driving out wastes on one hand and planning for desired level of agility on the other hand.

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Freight Transport Operations Excellence

Transportation is exposed to multitude of risks & restrictions such as natural disasters, political unrests, strict regulations on emission, city entry timing etc. and therefore meeting expectations on the parameters of cost, responsiveness and service is more difficult than ever. Transport Operations Excellence program offers a structured approach to streamline transport operations for optimizing delivery speed and operational costs. The program outlines the methodology to assess your current transport operations and improve using framework of transport operations excellence.

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