ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Available dates

Nov 24—28, 2019
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 3300
USD 660 per day


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About the course

Supply chain is the process of producing, monitoring and managing supply plans to meet the current and future demands on a business. The supply plans ensure a business has the resources in place to meet the current and future customer and consumer demand and to do this in the most cost efficiency way. Managing supply ensures products/services are available by balancing supply with demand and looking to synchronize supply activities and optimize the use of resources.

Course Objectives

Participants will complete the program with a thorough understanding of the concept and practice of the management of supply. The program involves mapping and identification of weaknesses within the process before identifying and implementing improvements within the Supply Chain.

Course Outline

### Day 1

Introduction to Supply Chain and Logistics Management

  • Scope of concepts
  • Component activities
  • Key Factors
  • Lead time and Customer service
  • Costs

Day 2

Logistics Operations

  • Material management
  • PDM
  • Inventory management
  • Information management

Day 3

Logistics Trade-Offs

  • Critical trade-offs in physical flows
  • Critical trade-offs in information flows
  • Critical trade-offs in inventory
  • Ownership, partnership, contract out

Day 4

Integrated Goods Flows

  • JIT
  • TQM
  • Requirement planning
  • Packaging
  • Logistics Planning and Controls
  • Auditing operations
  • Network planning
  • Performance measures

Day 5

Future Trends

  • Case Study
  • Course evaluation and summary

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is designed for junior and middle managers who are responsible for logistics operation. It is aimed at individuals who have the influence on the operation of their company’s supply chain, particularly those looking to improve the management of their supply activities and resources, balance supply and demand achieve better product availability.

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