Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

27th – 31st October 2019

Cairo – EGYPT



By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

Review the meaning of strategic procurement

Be given examples of best practices in materials and the supply chain

Review how to obtain best pricing

Be taught how to develop spend analysis

Develop a functional and cross functional view of the supply chain

See that better working with all of the supply chain players pays


Contracts, Purchasing, and Procurement personnel

Project, Engineering, Operational, and Maintenance, personnel who are involved in the planning, and execution of purchases and contracts .

Supply, Buying, Purchase, Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Professionals

Those who need to develop their limited understanding about Logistics and Supply Chain Management .


Seeing Procurement & Materials as a Dynamic, Interactive System :

What is the goal of Procurement

Developing the Strategic Procurement Plan

An overview of the procurement process

Procurement as part of the Supply Chain

Developing the Strategic Procurement & Materials Decisions :

Make/buy decision

Vertical integration

Alliances and partnerships

Reciprocity and counter trade

Supplier strategy

The coordination strategy

The Purchasing organisation

Implementing the Tactical Procurement Decisions :

Supplier involvement

Quality Assurance

Supplier selection

Supplier rating and ranking

Contract management

IT systems and e-Procurement

Policies and procedures

Staffing the Procurement Department

Dealing with Operational Procurement Decisions :

Selecting the most appropriate ordering process

Addressing quality issues

Overdue orders

The payment process

Reducing the cost of procurement: small value purchase orders

Contingency Procurement Decisions

The different contingency situations

Contingency management

Materials Performance Measurement :

Spend analysis

Total cost of ownership

Supplier performance measurement

Understanding What Logistics and the Supply Chain Are About :

Definitions of logistics and Supply Chain management

The interrelations and connections of Buying, Making, Moving, and Selling activities

Understanding the Supply Chain dynamics

Supply Chain Operations Reference Models

The Theory of Constraints

Key Aspects and Rules of Supply Chain Management :

The cost/service balance

Customer service principles

Internal organizational structures

Inventory principles

Lead times throughout the supply chain

Production options/changes

Trade off opportunities

The Benefits of Adopting a Supply Chain Approach And Appreciating The Changes Needed To Traditional Ways :

Understanding the sub functional conflicts

Benefits within and between functions

Taking a supply chain view of total acquisition costs

Accepting that competitive advantage comes from the Supply Chain

Looking at demand amplifications, and the “Forester” effect

Appreciating the effects of uncertainty and unresponsiveness

Seeing how we currently manage the supply chain

Changing the way we manage the Supply Chain for greater effectiveness

Strategic Approaches And Impacts To Supplier/Customer Relationships :

Practical effects on lot sizes/order quantities

Reducing costs

Sharing developments and collaborating

Eliminating internal and external barriers

Interfacing versus integrating relationships

Segmentation and product formatting

Business strategies and the supply chain

Supply chain planning

Gaining competitive advantage

Considering outsourcing

Using postponement and consolidation logistics

Examining demand planning

The Lean Supply Chain

Making Supply Chain Improvements and Implementing a Logistics/Supply Chain Management Approach  :

Manufacturing and retailer case studies

The major lessons and key aspects from experience

Oil and Gas experiences

Key questions to be answered

The changes needed with suppliers and customers

The changes need to internal organisation and management practices

Potential action needed

The ‘doing nothing’ future, with ‘lessons from experience’

Guarding against futures of higher stock levels and competition gains

Breaking down traditional silo/closed management

A 5 step approach to Logistics and Supplier Development


Time : In the morning

Language : English & Arabic

Fees : 2850 $

Daily schedule

Lecture 1
9 :  11 Am
Rest  1
11 :  11.15 Am
Lecture 2
11.15 :  12.45 Pm
Rest 2
12.45 : 2 Pm
Lecture 3
2 :  3 Pm


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