Supply Chain Strategy and Management

Supply Chain Strategy and Management

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Course Dates Format Duration Time Commitment Price
Dec 13–14, 2021 Live Online 2 days 8 hours/day $4,100

Tracks

Technology and Operations

Certificate Credits

2.0 EEUs

Topics

- Global Economics & Markets

- Operations

Course Highlights:

  • This course is delivered in our Live Online format which enables real-time interaction with faculty and global peers
  • This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance
  • You will learn a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains
  • You will gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems
  • You will earn a certificate of course completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management

 

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Why attend Supply Chain Strategy and Management?:

This supply chain management course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain integration, technology sourcing, make-buy decisions, strategic partnering and outsourcing, and IT and decision-support systems.

 

Course experience:

Led by world experts, this practice-oriented supply chain management course investigates a robust MIT framework for better managing supply chains in today's rapidly changing markets. Participants will explore:

  • The next big trend in supply chain strategy, and the key skills required to be successful
  • How to better structure a company's supply-chain strategy
  • Guidelines for making strategic sourcing and make-buy decisions
  • How to integrate e-business thinking into supply chain strategy and management
  • How to blend recent developments in information systems and communication technology with sophisticated decision support systems and create a comprehensive strategy for manufacturing and logistics
  • "Clockspeed benchmarking,” a tool for deriving critical business insights and management lessons from industries with the highest obsolescence rates of products, process technologies, and organizational structures (industrial "fruit flies")
  • How to assimilate sustainability into your supply chain strategy
  • Why all advantages in fast clockspeed environments are temporary

Learn more about the live online experience

Many participants with interest in supply chain courses attend this program along with Developing a Leading Edge Operations Strategy.

 

Applying to the course:

We accept enrollments until the offering reaches capacity at which point we will maintain a waitlist. Many of the courses fill up several weeks in advance, so we advise that you enroll as early as possible to secure your seat.

You can begin the application process by using the red Enroll Now bar at the bottom of the screen.

 

Have questions?:

Contact Us if you would like to speak with a program director or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common questions about our courses.

Upon successful completion of your course, you will earn a certificate of completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management. This course may also count toward MIT Sloan Executive Certificate requirements.

 

As a participant in this course, you will learn:

In the past, supply chain practice has been primarily tactical, but this program presents a new and innovative approach to supply chain design, which will enable program participants to better understand:

  • The role of supply chain design in business strategy and why, if not linked, your supply chain design can undo a company's entire business strategy
  • Forces that influence supply chain structure—how supply chain structures change; how supply chain structures and industry structures overlap; and how these structures are affected by the speed of change in a given industry
  • Integrating supply chain design with product and process development
  • Connecting supply chain design with supply chain management and logistics
  • Supply chains in the age of e-business

 

Hear from a past participant:

A wonderful program which covers the latest trends in Supply Chain in the most compact form possible, preparing to give an edge in the current scenario.

Sample Schedule—Subject to Change

This program has been designed for senior managers who are responsible for the general business and strategic management of product supply and development, including:

  • VPs of manufacturing, product development, and purchasing and distribution
  • Senior supply chain managers and project management executives in any company which manufactures or distributes products, including:
    • Component manufacturers
    • Contract manufacturing companies
    • Semi-conductor manufacturers
    • Equipment manufacturers
    • Consumer goods manufacturers
    • Telecom companies
    • Financial services companies
    • Retailers who would like to control more of the supply chain

 

Hear from a past participant:

Supply chain strategy and management course | MIT supply chain

Course Dates Format Duration Time Commitment Price
Dec 13–14, 2021 Live Online 2 days 8 hours/day $4,100

Tracks

Technology and Operations

Certificate Credits

2.0 EEUs

Topics

- Global Economics & Markets

- Operations

Enroll Now!

$4,100