Achieving Supply Chain Transformation


Course name Achieving Supply Chain Transformation
Institution Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, Center for Supply Chain Research
Location USA, Pennsylvania
Language English
Contact information


1-800-311-6364 or 814-865-3435


Course objective

Ideal for mid-level and senior managers responsible for leveraging supply chains for financial and service performance, this program delivers an in-depth understanding of adaptive supply chain management through the pico business model. Participants will learn a unique step-by-step methodology of strategies and techniques for supply chain innovation and transformation. Topics include:

-Change management and implications for supply chain strategy

-Leadership for transformation

-Dimensions of high-performing operating models

-Case studies in transformation

Sector Private
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

Transformation Strategy and Change Management — What are the key factors for successful companies in managing change and what strategies do they utilize?

Supply Chain Transformation Case — How did a Fortune 100 company transform its supply chain to significantly reduce cost and improve customer service?

Change Leadership — Develop a framework in your organization for accelerated change and understand the need for preparing for the unexpected.

Information Technology — Properly-utilized information technology can help facilitate and implement changes in the supply chain along with improving efficiency and effectiveness.

Assessing Transformation Results — Companies need to be able to measure the outcomes of process and information systems changes that are made in the interest of improvement and continually assess the performance of their supply chain.

Case Study and Experiential Learning — A team-analysis approach will be used in the program to allow participants to test what they have learned when applied against a company\'s actual experience.

Total time commitment 40
Focus commodity Not indicated
Accredited No
Accredited by Not indicated - please contact the course host for this information.
Degree name This course can count towards a Certificate in Supply Chain Management and/or a Certificate in Supply Chain Leadership
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives Yes
Incentives description

This program now awards 3 CEUs.

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Program Manager
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $4,200
Course fee description

Includes all instructional materials, private room accommodations, and meals.

Discount available Yes
Discount description

Fees vary. Lower fees exist for CSCMP members and Center for Supply Chain Research Corporate Sponsors. See website for more details.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

This course will be held September 9-13, 2013.

If this course is taken with Essentials of Supply Chain Management and Processes and Tools for Supply Chain Success a Certificate in Supply Chain Management will be rewarded.

If this course is taken with Designing and Leading Competitive Supply Chains and Global Supply Chain Strategy & Risk Management a Certificate in Supply Chain Leadership will be awarded.

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