25-26-27 AUGUST | 09:45AM-11:30AM

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Covid-19 has caused a period of change on a global scale and supply chains play a key role during these turbulent times. IGD’s Successful Supply Chain Management virtual workshop will help you navigate through this change and showcase best-in-class case studies that you can learn from.

The live workshop will be delivered by our experts in high energy, bite-sized sprints. Over the course of three days, you will take part in a virtual and interactive sessions - specifically designed to optimise your learning at home.

Workshop overview

Are you new to supply chain or still early in your career? You may have some experience under your belt but want to deepen your knowledge. You might even be in a commercial role but keen to learn how a strong supply chain can give you a competitive advantage? Then this workshop is for you.

Led by IGD's highly-experienced supply chain expert, Alex Edge, you'll be fully immersed in a programme of interactive tasks and scenarios. Examining case studies and best practice, you will get to grips with what is expected of supply chains and how success is measured. You’ll also learn how collaboration plays a huge role in driving efficiency, and ultimately, profit.

IGD's extensive body of primary research and proven tools and techniques will inform the day's learning. You’ll take part in real-time exercises, breakouts sessions and group interactions – all in an online forum!

Learning outcomes

Understand the different responses from Covid-19 and how businesses are building resilient supply chains that are future fit.

Gain a greater understanding of the end to end supply chain.

Understand the current market context and how it shapes supply chains.

Focus on key customer supply chain strategies and expectations.

Evaluate developments taking place in the supply chain and the implications for suppliers.

Understand and enhance collaboration and growth, use it to drive competitive advantage.

Workshop themes and agenda

DAY 1: SUPPLY CHAIN LEVERS AND INDUSTRY TRENDS

  • The latest developments and best practice case studies on:
    • Availability
    • Inventory
    • Planning and responsiveness

DAY 2: MEETING EXPECTATIONS AND MEASURING SUCCESS

  • On shelf availability- the ultimate measure of success
  • How your customers measure success
  • The role of different functions and how you fit in

DAY 3: SUPPLY CHAIN ENGAGEMENT AND WIN-WIN PARTNERSHIPS

  • The benefits of collaboration
  • Types of partnerships/engagement
  • Action planning

Testimonials

"Very useful, provided a different perspective on the future of supply chain collaboration."

"Very good course for learning and gives a broader context of the whole supply chain."

"It covered all the areas that I wanted to review and allowed me to see where our business could get to."

Meet the trainer

Alex Edge

Alex Edge, Head of People Development

Alex Edge joined IGD in 2015 and has a decade of supply chain management experience in various blue chip organisations. Prior to joining IGD, Alex worked in the customer facing supply chain team at United Biscuits where he was responsible for the Tesco account. Alex helped transform the management of the account along with working on other transformational supply chain development initiatives.

Do you need a tailored capability programme designed for your team?

Get in touch to find out how we can facilitate customised online training courses for you and your teams.

Virtual Successful Supply Chain Management

PRICING

IGD MEMBERS: £449

NON-MEMBERS: £559

Prices displayed ex-VAT. IGD reserves the right to alter any element of the programme, such as speakers, times and venue, should the need arise. All bookings are subject to acceptance of IGD Terms & Conditions. IGD reserves the right to reject any order at its discretion.

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CANCELLATION FEES

Cancellations to be confirmed in writing

Over 30 days notice - Full refund
15 - 30 days notice - 50% refund
Less than 15 days notice - No refund/transfers

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