Supply Chain Collaboration & Alignment
|Course name||Supply Chain Collaboration & Alignment|
|Institution||Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, Center for Supply Chain Research|
|Contact information|| |
1-800-311-6364 or 814-865-3435
|Course objective|| |
This program covers improvement opportunities for internal process alignment as well as externally through key strategies between trading partners. Topics include:
-Successful sales & operations planning (S&OP)
-Collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment (CPFR)
-Industry case study on strategic partnerships
-Outsourcing and third party logistics providers
-Executive perspective from major consumer products companies such as Hershey, Whirlpool, and Penske.
|General course topics||Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail|
|Specific course topics|| |
-Managing supply chains in the 21st century
-Building and maintaining trust in a business partnership
-People, processes, and technology
-Change management mandates for an organization
-Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR)
-Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Principles
-Concept of Consensus Forecasting
-Coordinated demand and supply planning
Integrating Internal & External Collaboration
-Practical insights from industry leaders
-Identifying and understanding key issues relating to supply chain collaboration and alignment
-Benchmarking your firm\'s alignment for integrated business performance
|Total time commitment||40|
|Focus commodity||Not indicated|
|Accredited by||Not indicated - please contact the course host for this information.|
|Degree name||This course can count towards a Certificate in Supply Chain Operational Excellence.|
|Incentives description|| |
|Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate)||100|
|Pre-requisites description|| |
|Course fee description|| |
Includes all instructional materials, private room accommodations, and meals.
|Discount description|| |
Fees vary. Lower fees exist for CSCMP members and Center for Supply Chain Research Corporate Sponsors. See website for more details.
This program follows Essentials of Supply Chain Management on October 7-11. Attend both programs back-to-back and take 20% off the programs fees!
3PL SPECIAL: Third-party logistics providers may attend with one or more customers and receive 30% off for a program fee of $2,520 each. This limited time offer is valid for the May 2013 session only. You must call our enrollment coordinator at (814) 865-3435 to reserve your seats at this special rate.
|Course included in analysis||No|
|Additional comments|| |
Course dates: Oct 14-17, 2013.
If this course is taken with Processes and Tools for Supply Chain Success and Demand-Driven Supply Chains: Using Lean Principles to Drive Innovation a Certificate in Supply Chain Operational Excellence will be awarded.