General Information  

Seminars may include interactive sessions, presentations, readings and case studies designed to provide tools for the understanding of supply chain management concepts and applications. Jump directly to our sample schedule to see a list of topics that might be covered in a typical two-day seminar.

Seminar topics may emphasize:
    - The power of metrics for benchmarking, diagnosis and integration

    - Analyzing key variables, control levers, and critical tradeoffs

    - The importance of cross-functional approaches and teams

    - The enabling role of the Internet

    - Building partnerships with customers and suppliers

    - Benefits of modeling

    - Matching supply chain strategies to needs


You may also explore:
    - Important control levers for supply chains

    - How to cope with uncertainties in supply chains

    - "Good" and "bad" metrics for supply chains

    - Managing information flows for supply chains

    - Diagnostics for supply chain performance

    - Opportunities for improved supply chain management

    - Inventory/service tradeoffs

    - Product re-design and product development - key leverage points

    - e-Business logistics
Our seminars are designed specifically for executives who are directly responsible for key functions in the supply chain, including: Industries where integrated supply chain management can provide a key, sustainable, competitive advantage include:
  - Manufacturing and Operations
  - Distribution
  - New Product Development
  - Research & Development
  - Marketing
  - Sales
  - Information Technology
  - Finance and Accounting
  - Manufacturing
  - Electronics/Computers
  - Industrial Equipment
  - Wholesale and Retail Trade
  - Chemical Processing
  - Pharmaceuticals
  - Transportation and Distribution
  - Food and Beverage