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Logistics and supply chain management have been described as the planning and coordination of the activities necessary to achieve the desired levels of service at the lowest possible cost. This seminar explores the key managerial tasks that should be coordinated and controlled to achieve an efficient and effective logistics and supply chain programme for the organization. This seminar focuses on helping participants gain new insights into how the application of the tools can transform their competitive position.

Programme

  • Understanding international logistics and supply chain concepts
  • Logistics customers service management
  • Developing logistics philosophy and planning
  • Procurement of goods and services within the supply chain
  • Legal issues in Logistics
  • Ethical issues in Logistics
  • Exploring the applications of the contracts of trade
  • Category Management within the context of domestic procurement.
  • Inventory Management
  • What are inventories?
  • How are they organized, managed.
  • Inventory roles in the supply chain
  • Warehouse concepts and application
  • Supply chain simulation and financial issues
  • The beer game
  • Lesson from the game
  • Transportation/Haulage of goods
  • Financial considerations
  • IT application of people issue
  • IT applications to logistics/SC
  • People make Logistics happens
  • Performance Management

Key Learning Outcomes

Acquisition and internalization of the skills and tools necessary to efficiently and effectively manage organisation's logistics and supply chain especially during difficult times.

Who should attend

  • Logistics and supply chain managers
  • Shipping and transport managers
  • Freight forwarders,
  • Warehousing managers

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Obinna Muogboh

Dr Muogboh, initially joined LBS faculty in 2003 and served as a faculty member and the pioneer Director of the Doctorate programme. He taught sessions in the area of Operations Management, Project Management and Data Analysis. Prior to joining LBS in 2003, he worked as a researcher at the Automa...

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Frank Ojadi

Dr Frank Ojadi obtained a bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics from University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), MBA from the Maarstricht School of Management, Netherlands and PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He has been a facu...

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Marvel Ogah

Marvel Ogah is a full time faculty and facilitates sessions in Operations Management at Lagos Business School. His research areas include supply chain, lean methodology, service management, productivity cum process improvement initiatives in business organizations. He is currently working on the...

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