Supply chain managers, procurement managers and sourcing professionals manage a company's activities and spend with its suppliers, which can be a very significant element of a company's total turnover. In the modern day, a company's competitive advantage in most industries will be determined by maximizing its relationships and the diligent management of its forward and backwards facing supply chains. While added value and competitive advantage are found here, they can also be lost here with potential devastating repercussions.
The ability to effectively manage risks in a supply chain is an absolute must in the skill set of any current supply chain professional. This course will equip and develop procurement and supply chain professionals with skills that enable them to operate diligently and effectively with their supply base, mitigating any risks and maximizing all opportunities to gain competitive advantage in their market place.
This course is highly interactive and includes group discussions, team exercises, case studies, individual and group presentations, videos and summative quizzes. All participants will have several opportunities to apply the advanced knowledge they gained and demonstrate their skills in supply chain risk management.
Supply chain and logistics professionals, in particular those at operational, supervisory and management level. The course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with risk management skills suited for their day to day operations.
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT): Meirc is an Approved Training Provider (ATP) in the region for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). Established in 1919, CILT is the world’s leading supply chain, logistics and transport professional body with over 33,000 members across the globe. CILT seeks to add value to individual and corporate members by enhancing their knowledge, careers, and businesses by setting, supporting and delivering professional standards and education in the fields of logistics, transport and supply chain. By attending Meirc’s CILT accredited courses, participants can earn CPD units as well as attain modular unit award courses that can be combined for international certification