Uncertainty is the biggest enemy of traditional efficiency focused supply chains. Supply chains has been planned on the basis of deterministic models. This Pandemic have exposed this linear thinking. In this program the participants will develop an understanding of how traditional efficiency focused thinking has led to the unhappy outcomes currently being experienced by both business and society due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Building on this understanding, participants will be led through a process for restarting their supply chains and re-engaging customers. The focus will be moving towards resilience based supply chains from deterministic ones.
Supply Chain Professionals
Logistics & Customer Service Professionals
Demand Planning Professionals
Supply Planning Professionals
Eight 90-minute, weekly sessions taking place each Wednesday and Saturday (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM IST) starting in 2021.
Online Lectures, case analysis, Scenario Building, peer to peer discussions and group work.
All who complete the program will be a Certified Supply Chain Leader.
Learning Outcomes & Benefits for your company
The focus will move towards building a resilient and competitive supply chains. This would require a new thinking about suppliers and strategic procurement, Risk assessment and risk mapping, demand planning, last mile delivery, distribution planning, managing the factory of tomorrow, digitalization and connected planning and the new Integrated business planning. Participants will be challenged to consider what changes will be needed and a framework will be discussed for the gradual restarting of operations and for re-imagining and building resilient supply chains.
The program will built on future practices required to deal with black swan events as well as political turmoil, environment challenges, natural disasters. Each session’s learning outcomes, valuable for the particular topic covered in the session, will increase in value as subsequent sessions build on the knowledge and skills built in prior sessions. Upon completing the entire eight sessions of seminars the participant will have learned how to plan for a future that is not like the past, what the costs of such a future might be, and how to make informed decisions on how best to address the uncertainties that might present themselves in the future.
Fees & Registration
INR 70,800 Inclusive of GST, for Indian participants.
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USD 1000/- , for International Participants
This online program consists of Four modules, which are divided into eight 90- minute sessions, each focusing on a different aspect within the four modules. Pre-readings will be provided before the respective sessions to prepare for the discussions.
Session 01: Resolve
Will focus on reflecting on what happened during the initial phases of the pandemic. How did this pandemic changes the business landscape. What have been the likely impact on Global as well as national supply chain?
How will this impact economic growth? We will assess the larger impact and look at the major supply chain issues facing the world today
Session 02: Resilience
In the face of challenges, resilience is a vital necessity. Near-term issues of cash management for liquidity and solvency are clearly paramount. But soon afterward, businesses will need to act on broader resilience plans as the shock begins to upturn established industry structures, resetting competitive positions forever. What would be a good Business continuity program for organizations during pandemic.
Session 03: Return
Will focus on how organizations are restarting their operations and the implications of these actions on the supply chain and logistics? What has been the short run approach to make supply chain work?
Session 04: Reimagination I
Will focus on rethinking how the supply chain Planning needs to be configured and structured to enable it to respond to black swan events like the pandemic. What is the future of demand planning? What are the assumptions that will change? how to build more resilient demand planning processes? How can one leverage technology and analytics for decision making? what kind of forecasting will still be relevant?
Session 05: Reimagination II
Will examine the various design options and the financial implications in terms of securing supply bases , unlocking funds and understanding deep tier risks of raw materials, packaging materials. How can firms create more resilient strategic sourcing practices and use mapping tools to build a robust and resilient supply management.
Session 06: Reimagination III
Will focus on the design implications of rethinking the Logistics and distribution networks in terms of building agility and efficiency on one hand and providing alternative last mile solutions on the other. It will explore the dynamics of e-commerce surge the role of omni-channels and last mile service provider? We will map the future of the this landscape with major technological development.
Session 07: Reimagination IV
Will deal with responsible interventions to minimize unnecessary spending and preserve cash for future growth initiatives.
Session 08: Supply chain strategy
As demand shifts and supply disruptions are rewriting the rules of the game, the big question is how Integrated Business Planning can be leveraged to align organization to this new reality. This will be the concluding session dealing with demand review supply review distribution planning and logistics review married to financial and management reconciliation.
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