Global Supply Chain Strategy for Increased Efficiency, Effectiveness and Reduced Cost
DescriptionThis course centers on the contributions that commerce, business, and economic development can make toward building sustainable peace and prosperity. It explores issues such as globalization, corruption, corporate social responsibility, business strategy, extreme affordability business model design, and sustainability as they enable or hinder the creation of wealth and social transformation, particularly for the 4 billion people living in poverty and duress. Through robust and sustainable business model design-oriented cases, methodologies and specific examples, participants will assess trade and business opportunities in the global economy that foster cross-cultural understandings that are economically profitable, socially responsible and ecologically sound. Participants will also examine the achievements and challenges of multi-sector collaborations seeking significant social and environmental impact.
- Learn strategies for managing supply chains - including segmentation, matching supply and demand, and other strategies for achieving competitive advantage.
- Develop various global sourcing and procurement strategies for delivering enhanced business performance and driving bottom-line savings.
- Learn how leading organizations acquire, develop, and retain the talent to support their organization’s supply chain needs.
- Understand how Lean/Six Sigma methodologies are effectively applied to improve overall supply chain performance
Total Seminar Hours: 9
Joel Sutherland has over thirty years’ experience as a supply chain executive, working for multi-billion dollar companies in various industries, including automotive, paper, pharmaceutical, food, and third-party logistics (3PL). He has a number of published papers and articles and is a popular speaker at industry meetings and universities around the world. Mr. Sutherland received a number of honors, including the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Distinguished Service Award; Professional Achievement Award from Logistics Management magazine; Top 20 Logistics Executives by CLO magazine; and Thought Leader by Supply Chain Quarterly and DC Velocity magazines.