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New Course for 2020

PR305 Leading Supply Chain Assurance

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PR305 Leading Supply Chain Assurance

This course develops leadership skills to assure that stakeholder requirements are met in the whole supply chain, develop strategies for assessing supply chain capability, coach and facilitate top management teams in the deployment of strategic leadership of supply chain management.

Who is it for?

This course develops leadership skills to assure that stakeholder requirements are met in the whole supply chain, develop strategies for assessing supply chain capability, coach and facilitate top management teams in the deployment of strategic leadership of supply chain management.

Indicative course content

Organisational drivers for outsourcing – benefits, opportunities and risks.

Organisational aspects of supply chain structures:

  • Deciding which processes to outsource and which to retain

  • Innovation and partnering

  • Organisational focus

  • Economic efficiency

  • Capabilities

Introduction to supply chain management:

  • Roles

  • Processes

  • Contract management

  • Sustainability

  • Optimisation

Procurement and supply policies:

  • Introduction to the implications for procurement of the World Economic Forum

  • Environmental and socially sustainable procurement

  • Supply policies (fraud, bribery, corruption, environmental law, fair trade, reputation and human rights)

Supply chain management techniques:

    • Tenders and supplier selection

    • Information flow, order cycles, inventory, logistics

    • Contracts and legal aspects

    • Lifetime economic effectiveness

    • Warehouse management, international trade/freight, materials planning

    • Technology – supply chain management systems

Supplier development assurance:

  • Roles in supply chain assurance.

  • Audit planning and management – accountability and auditability.

  • Developing and managing supplier audit programmes.

  • Managing risk in a supply chain.

  • Partnering and improvement in the supply chain network.

  • Supplier development strategies.

  • Supplier development assurance and management – accountability and auditability.

  • Leading advanced quality planning with suppliers

Assessment: This course includes a two-and-a-half-hour multiple choice examination.