Post-Experience Module Outline
This module provides an understanding of the fundamental concepts underlying effective supply chain management, including the establishment and maintenance of relationships with suppliers, customers and the customer's customers.
The course material is reinforced by a company based post-module assignment.
Objectives: On completion, the participant will be able to:
Understand the concept of the supply chain and its management.
Understand the basic issues in establishing and maintaining the supply chain.
Understand the impact of inventory system effects within supply chain and manufacturing operations’ roles.
Understand the application of appropriate technologies to support effective supply chain management
Supply chain management – overview
Links in the supply chain - customers and suppliers
Establishing and maintaining supplier relationships
The customer and the customer's customer
Inventories and system effects in supply chains
Manufacturing operations within a supply chain
The role of technology in supply chain management
Information systems to support supply chain management
Supply chains and organisational structures
Performance measures, their design, implementation and use
Managing flow within a set of supply chains
Duration: 2.5 Days
Assessment: Post Module Assignment
This module is approved by BAE SYSTEMS as a Manufacturing Developing You (MDY) programme “Core Module”.