Strategic Planning of Supply Chain Facilities


Course name Strategic Planning of Supply Chain Facilities
Institution Georgia Tech, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
Location USA, Georgia
Language English
Contact information

H. Lee Hales

(404) 385-3501

Kathryn Raley



Course objective

Participants will learn how to:

- Maximize the strategic value and flexibility of your capital assets: land, building, machinery and equipment

- Improve the link between business needs, supply chain strategy, and facilities plans

- Improve and speed up the planning of major rearrangements and expansions

- Save time and prevent oversights on major capital projects

Sector Private
General course topics This course will teach you how to estimate required space, capacity and link your facilities plans to those of your business and supply chain. The methods presented can be put to immediate use on your current or next planning project.
Specific course topics

-Facilities and supply chain strategy

-Supply chain network analysis

-Site location and selection

-Systematic Layout Planning (SLP)

-Systematic Handling Analysis (SHA)

-System Planning of Industrial Facilities (SPIF)

-Integrating the major components of an industrial facility

-Estimating capacity and space requirements

-Master site planning

-Evaluation of alternative plans

Total time commitment 35
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name This course counts as two points towards the Supply Chain & Logistics Certificate.
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

in class

Incentives No
Incentives description


Audience Other
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $3,900
Course fee description

The program fee includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, and all classroom materials

Discount available Yes
Discount description

A discount is applicable to:

-SCL Alumni (anyone who has attended a SCL course): $3575

-CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals), AST&L, INFORMS, NASSTRAC, WERC and the Atlanta Supply Chain Leadership Council. : $3575

-Certificate Price: $3100

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

To register:

Dates of course: August 13-16, 2013

Target audience includes: Senior Executives; Plant and Distribution Center Managers; Supply Chain Directors and Managers; Industrial and Plant engineers.