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This course is aimed at creating awareness on the desirability of supply chain management (SCM) concepts for the Indian Industry. The focus will be on integrated supply chain management systems. The integration of the physical (material flow) and virtual (information flow) value chain across multiple organizations will be highlighted. The emphasis will be on cross-functional approaches to supply chain management, including marketing, sales, research & development, finance and accounting, manufacturing/operations, and information technology.
The participants will get a chance to rethink the way the organization integrates suppliers, production and distribution in the globally competitive economy.
Overview of supply chain management, objectives of a supply chain and the decision phases in a supply chain, the process views of a supply chain, nature and scope of supply chain management, model of supply chain management, Logistics, warehousing and Expediting, Logistics and SCM Relationship, Importance of Logistics/supply chain management.
Drivers of supply chain performance, A framework for structuring drivers, Facilities, Inventory, Transportation, Information, Sourcing, Pricing, Obstacles to achieving fit.
Logistics/supply chain network design and its importance, steps involved in logistics/supply chain network design process, factors influencing network design decisions, ―design of channel of distribution‖ and the considerations of channel design. Strategic Decisions in Supply Chain, Linking to corporate strategies, Role of Third party and integrated- logistics service providers.
Importance of sourcing ina supply chain, sourcing grid matrix and guidelines, purchasing procedures and commonly deployed practices, strategic sourcing.
Demand management and customer service, performance measures for customer service, demand management process and the problems in demand management, basic approach to demand forecasting and the forecasting methods or techniques, how to establish a customer service strategy. ―Bull-whip effect‖ in a supply chain, managerial levers to achieve coordination within a supply chain.
Role of transportation in a supply chain, characteristics of transportation modes and carrier selection, transportation infrastructure available in the country, concepts of transportation economy and pricing, various transportation strategies employed by transportation managers.
Role of Information Technology in a supply chain, customer relationship management (CRM) approach and the supplier relationship management (SRM) approach, various logistics/supply chain information technologiesused.
Organisation and control in supply chain Need for logistics/supply chain organisational structure and its importance, various types of organisational structures in integrated logistics which have been evolved over time, organisational design.
Dimensions of performance measures, measurement criteria used in supply chain management, major categories of performance metrics, performance measures for supply chain management, various types of performance measures, SCOR model and balanced score card method, Confidence limit.
Global SCM and future of SCM Cost drivers and impact on global supply chain configuration, challenges in establishing a global supply chain, changing perspectives of logistics infrastructure.
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Objectives of a supply chain and the decision phases in a supply chain, the process views of a supply chain, nature and scope of supply chain management, model of supply chain management,
steps involved in logistics/supply chain network design process
factors influencing network design decisions,
design of channel of distribution‖ and the considerations of channel design
Role of Third party and integrated- logistics service providers.