IS SUPPLY CHAIN AN INTEGRAL PART OF BUSINESS PROCESSES ?
Is the question that need to be answered and understood before you choose this course.
Imagine you are buying a computer, what do you look for and want , you look for “Intel inside”, Standardized configurations and Compatibility but buy a less expensive computer that is unique and “just for myself” one.
In today’s Hyper competitive Market space, supply side commodification and demand side customization is the challenge faced by many organisations.
So how can a Corporate meet this expectation of a customer that is you.
The experience of successful brands indicate that they integrate business processes of demand management and supply chain management to customer life cycle. So supply chain management is a core activity that has a high impact on efficiency and productivity in an organisation.
The other questions you would like to get answers for would be
At what level of management or which functional manager should have knowledge of supply chain?
The knowledge of supply chain is essential for all managers as it integrates all business processes that start from receiving inbound products to shipping outbound orders
Is supply chain management applicable for only large scale organisations?
No, it is applicable for all organisations and the best supply chain practices can be learnt from Mumbai Daba wallas.
So my dear students I welcome you all as future Entrepreneurs and Managers to the course in supply chain.
Learning Goals:The learning goals are to
1. Understand the tactics to manage the interactions of the business functions
2. Gain insights on demand management function and its integration with supply chain.
3. Strategize on the enterprise knowledge and resources across the supply chain activities.
Course objectives: The objective of the course is to impart knowledge and competencies for:
Designing supply chain strategies.
1. Recognising supply chain integration to support products in various product life cycle.
2. Balancing logistics, manufacturing and inventory policies with demand and customer satisfaction.
3. Leveraging organisational capabilities and resources across supply chain business processes.
4. Designing lean but agile supply chains that integrate green initiatives.
Implementing e-supply chains management systems.
1. Supply chain management practices and strategies.
2. Integrated model of Customer Life Cycle, Demand Management and Supply Chain Management.
3. Supply chain forecasting - techniques and tools.
4. Supply chain processes and Integration of supply chain processes.
5. Leveraging cost and risk through supply chain management systems
6. Lean and agile supply chain Models
7. Green supply chain initiatives and practices
8. Supply chain management systems and its integration with enterprise resource planning and Customer Relationship Management.
The learning experience will include lectures, case studies, simulated games and exercises.
Dear Students, I welcome you all to be a part of this learning to gain insights and Competencies in Supply Chain Management and be successful in implementing it in your future organisational activities.