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Supply Chain Management and Procurement

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Description

Supply Chain Management is a facet of every business. It plays a vital role in ensuring the effective management and control of inventory, logistics, storage and distribution. This course presents ways of balancing customer demands whilst ensuring high levels of customer service.

Programme Outcomes:

On completion of the programme, learners will be able to:

  • Understand supply chain management concepts and processes
  • Undertake materials requirement planning (MRP) and short-term scheduling
  • Source the right suppliers
  • Manage contracts effectively
  • Effectively manage inventory
  • Undertake capacity and aggregate planning

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to supply chain and logistics (Brief history and core concepts)
  • Principles of supply chain management
  • Forecasting, capacity planning and aggregate planning
  • Financial and tactical aspects of supply chain management and logistics
  • Sourcing the right suppliers
  • Working with contracts
  • Basic principles of stock control processes, inventory and warehousing

Who should attend

  • Inventory and Purchasing Managers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Procurement and related personnel

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