Strategic Supply Chain Management

Course Overview  

Participants understand the key dimensions that need to be balanced in effective supply chain management. Different types of supply chains are reviewed, as well as the different types of supply chain strategies for both retailers and suppliers (including “efficient” and “responsive” supply chains). Participants learn about the three supply chain flows (information, product and financial), and how they each relate to the supply chain. Forecasts, inventory levels, order placement, product specifications, general conditions of grade, invoices, order tracking, order delivery methods, product return flows, credit terms, accounts receivable and product pricing/invoicing are covered.  


Approximately 2.5 hours course time

Learning Objectives for Strategic Supply Chain Management

Describe the key components of the product supply chain; 
List various retail strategies employed to optimize profit; 
Explain inventory management strategies from both the supplier and retailer perspectives; and 
Define key terminology that relates to the product supply chain. 
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